Barbara Paes

Project Assistant

Barbara is a Brazilian activist and researcher who is interested in exploring how technology and data can help us achieve social justice. She has worked defending the right to public information and transparency, advocating for open government, supporting women’s rights and mobilizing against racism and online abuse. Barbara co-founded Minas Programam, an initiative designed to share knowledge about technology with girls and women from Sao Paulo. She enjoys running and reading books that instigate new thoughts.

At The Engine Room, Barbara contributes to partner support work and engagement projects.

Sao Paolo
barbara@theengineroom.org