"The Global Young Academy gives a voice to young scientists around the world. To realise our vision, we develop, connect, and mobilise young talent from six continents. Moreover, we empower young researchers to lead international, interdisciplinary, and inter-generational dialogue with the goal to make global decision making evidence-based and inclusive."
Enjoy this mini-series produced together with the Women in Science working group:
Dr Flávia Ferreira Pires is Professor of Social Anthropology at the Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Brazil.
She completed her bachelor degree in Social Sciences. She earned a Master´s and PhD degrees in Social Anthropology at the National Museum, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
She became a professor at a young age. Since then, she has been leading various research projects, mainly aiming at understanding the everyday lives of children from their own perspectives and the macro structures that outline their existence. She has published over forty papers, book chapters, and books in influential periodicals and journals in Brazil and elsewhere.
In this video, she shares her personal story.
You can find out more about her here: https://globalyoungacademy.net/fpires/