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FAPESP CEO Ricardo Brentani dies at age 74

Dec 10, 2011
Ricardo Renzo Brentani, president of FAPESP’s Board of Director, died Tuesday, November 29 following a heart attack.
Celso Lafer

50 Years of Science in Brazil and Challenges Ahead

Nov 01, 2011
Three of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation's most prominent contributors talk about the future of Brazil's growing commitment to science and research.

The Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service honoring President Dilma Rousseff

Jun 26, 2011
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff will receive the Wilson Center’s Award for Public Service in New York on September 20, 2011.

2009-2010 Annual Report

May 25, 2011
Take a look at the Brazil Institute's 2009-2010 Annual Report

Brazilian Innovation Takes a Leap Foward

Feb 15, 2011
"From what was once a sleepy colony to its tumultuous experimentation with bureaucratic-authoritarian regimes, has now thrived into what is today the eighth largest economy and is projected to become the fourth largest by 2040."

Program Assistant Position Open

Jan 20, 2011
The Brazil Institute is hiring a Program Assistant. The Assistant will work as the principal administrative support and research assistant to the Director of the Brazil Institute.

The Business of Governing Brazil

Jan 04, 2011
Wilson Center Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero writes, "Being the first woman to reach the presidency in Latin America's biggest nation will likely add to her burden of succeeding the most popular Brazilian leader in history."

Brazil Elects First Female President

Jan 03, 2011
Brazil has just sworn in its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who follows on the heels of the ever-popular outgoing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Panelists at several recent Brazil Institute events speculate on the challenges and priorities of the new administration.

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