Grace Iara Souza

Dr Grace Iara Souza is a research fellow at the LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre on the Newton Fund Impact Scheme grant project “Electrifying the Amazon: The impacts of access to renewable energy in riverine communities” in collaboration with the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM). Grace is a social scientist and activist with her heart in the Brazilian Amazon. Her first trip to the Lower River Negro, in Amazonas came in 2011, and ever since she has dedicated her life to learning from rainforest dwellers and other passionate socio-environmentalists.