Below is a list of the diverse sources that are informing and inspiring our planning.
Adriana Lisboa’s fiction: www.adrianalisboa.com
The author of ten widely translated fiction books, including five novels, Brazilian author Adriana Lisboa won the José Saramago Prize, among other awards. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, currently lives in Colorado, and serves on the board of US-Brazil Connect.
Facts about the US-Brazil Economic Relationship- White House fact sheet outlines the US-Brazil economic ties.
Knowledge and Innovation for Competitiveness in Brazil- This 2008 World Bank study provides a broad, cross-sectoral analysis of Brazil’s capacity for producing knowledge and innovation. It includes a comprehensive discussion of the education system in Brazil and capacity for innovation.
Brazil Unbound: How investors see Brazil and Brazil sees the world
This report, based on interviews and a survey of 536 senior executives Worldwide conducted in 2010, largely endorses the general optimism about Brazil’s prospects. Part one of the report sets Brazil’s recent transition into its political, macroeconomic and industry context.
Part two focuses on three essential areas of the business operating environment: the market for talent; the state of innovation; and the dilemmas facing Brazilian companies as they expand abroad. The report includes recommendations.
OECD Briefing Note For Brazil- Report on condition of education in Brazil.
To Beat Back Poverty, Pay the Poor- Brazil’s level of economic inequality is dropping at a faster rate than that of almost any other country.Between 2003 and 2009, the income of poor Brazilians has grown seven times as much as the income of rich Brazilians. Poverty has fallen during that time from 22 percent of the population to 7 percent…
Brazilian Popular Music and Citizenship- Covering more than one hundred years of history, this multidisciplinary collection of essays explores the vital connections between popular music and citizenship in Brazil.
Brazil: A Traveler’s Literary Companion- Tales of nature and magic, humor and tragedy, brutality and delicacy, sex and violence are played out against every corner of this vast and diverse land.