Empathy and Changemaker Schools Director for Latin America
Flavio Bassi was born in Brazil and grew up in Algeria. He has degrees in Biological Sciences, Public Health and Social Anthropology from the University of Sao Paulo and Université Paris XIII. After taking part of several social movements in Brazil in the fields of land and environment, he founded, in 2002, the CSO Ocareté (www.ocarete.org.br) to work closely with indigenous peoples in Brazil's Amazon, among other ethnic groups. For the past 5 years, Flavio has worked for Ashoka in Brazil and currently leads its operations in Southern Africa.