Director, Ashoka Brazil
A Brazilian journalist by training, Mirella has created multiple ventures in her home country as well as outside Brazil. Inspired by her work on reporting elections in Africa for global news media channels, she co-founded Minibus Media, a participatory journalism initiative for local citizens to produce and share their own news. As an intrapreneur, Mirella has worked for the main media outlets in Brazil and for several citizen organizations, including Ashoka Fellow organization Redes da Maré and streetfootballworld. Mirella holds an MA in International Relations and Development Studies and an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Business Management.