Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Meet Rachel Maia, CEO of Pandora Brasil – Manufacturer is third largest jewelry company in the world


Note from BW of Brazil: As in the rest of the world, the image and place of the black woman must and is changing in Brazil! For so long she has … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

“In Brazil, I don’t know any black dancer in classical ballet”: A native of Rio, ballerina Ingrid Silva finds success in New York


Note from BW of Brazil: Today’s story is great for a number of reasons. 1) As in stories of Afro-Brazilians excelling in areas such gymnastics and classical music, it represents … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 9 Comments

Actress Adriana Alves celebrates professional and personal success in New York


Note from BW of Brazil: Actress Adriana Alves began her professional career on the Record TV network program Turma do Gueto, a series featuring a primarily black cast that portrayed the … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The achievements and aspirations of model Danielle Lionel


In New York, the top model from the state of Minas Gerais exalts the pride of being black and her career. The first black model to grace the cover of … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

The achievements and aspirations of model Danielle Lionel


In New York, the top model from the state of Minas Gerais exalts the pride of being black and her career. The first black model to grace the cover of … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment