Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Nilma Lino Gomes becomes the first black woman to be named dean of a federal university


Nilma Lino Gomes sworn in as dean of Unilab Educator Nilma Lino Gomes is the first black woman to be sworn into office as dean of a federal university in … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ivete Sacramento: Pioneer in Brazil’s Affirmative Action system, first black woman dean of a university and now Secretary of Reparations Project in Salvador, Bahia


Ivete Sacramento Ivete Sacramento was the first black woman to become dean of a Brazilian university, elected to the post at the Universidade do Estado da Bahia (Uneb or State … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 1 Comment