Letícia Vieira da Silva
Spirit Companion: An Owl!
Favorite Quote: “I believe that seeds grow into sprouts, and sprouts grow into trees” – Assata Shakur.
Letícia is young feminist, LGBTQ+, and antiracist activist who is from Brazil. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy on Human Rights. She focused her investigation on the juridical recognition of lesbian refugees’ demands. She is enthusiastic about civil society and her professional experience concerns advising donors, research, and support of organizations that work with gender equality, freedom expression, and social justice. Leticia is also part of Rede Lesbi Brasil de Pesquisadoras e Ativistas Lésbicas e Bissexuais (Network of Lesbian and Bisexual Women Researchers) and regional feminist movements. She loves watching the sunset, going to independent cine festivals, learning languages, and reading poetry. She speaks Portuguese, Spanish, French and English.