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Silvio Almeida - A Talk On Structural Racism in Brazil

Silvio Almeida
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 8:30am to 9:50am
Winter 2021

Dr. Silvio Almeida is an associate professor of law and philosophy at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil; and associate professor at the Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Business Administration. He also teaches corporate ethics and anti-discrimination compliance in São Paulo. Silvio holds a PhD from the University of São Paulo School of Law, Silvio is also a director of Mackenzie Law School’s Inclusion and Diversity Project, which prepares black students for careers in Brazil’s major law firms. He has also directed Mackenzie’s collaborative research initiatives on “State and Law in Brazilian Social Thought” and “State, Law, and Racism.” Silvio is founder and president of the Luiz Gama Institute, which provides legal advice and citizenship training to vulnerable populations in Brazil. He has lectured extensively in Brazil and internationally on ethics, corporate challenges in times of crisis, and the fight against racism. He is the author of Structural Racism (São Paulo, 2018), Sartre: Law and Politics (São Paulo, 2016), and many other publications.