Mariana Dutra

Lead Organizer

Mariana is MIRA’s Lead Organizer. She collaborates with the integration and organization of MIRA members to create change as one. Originally from Brazil, she came to the US as a student.

As a researcher, she investigated the theme of citizenship, its conceptions, and its applications. Before moving to Boston, she worked for more than ten years as a political organizer and project manager for non-governmental organizations and grassroots movements. She collaborated on projects about democracy, education, and social justice.

In the Boston region, she is a volunteer in political education actions for the Brazilian community at the Brazilian Women’s Group, and developed a project for the elaboration and dissemination of data and analysis on the Brazilian diaspora called “Instituto Diaspora Brasil.”

A sociologist from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). Mariana also has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO).