Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Blacks and women hold less than 20% of the senior positions of top 500 Brazilian companies


Note from BW of Brazil: Racial and social inequality are two of the most glaring characteristics of Brazilian society. And with an ongoing impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff (for … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years; black women unemployment rates falls from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study


Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years Among black women unemployment fell from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study of economist by¬†Clarice Spitz Still unequal, but … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Overcoming experiences with racism and sexism, five powerful black women reveal the keys to success


Persistence, dedication, entrepreneurial spirit, courage and discipline on the job are the secrets of these super powerful women by Adriana Reyes Work trips, professional lunches, agendas full of commitments. Occupying … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment