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Carolina is a writer, multimedia artist, and organization builder. In both Brazil and the USA she has worked with media, art organizations, and co-founded youth serving non-profits. Carolina received an emerging Latina Filmmakers Award from Women in Film, is a current mentee with Writer to Writer AWP’s Mentorship Program, and had formative experiences in music.

Carolina (que era Carol no Brasil) é artista-escritora multicultural e diretora de ONG no noroeste Norte Americano. No Brasil e nos EUA, trabalhou profissionalmente com mídia, organizações de arte, e fundou organizações focada em jovens. Carolina recebeu o prêmio "Emergent Latina Filmmakers" da Women in Film, atualmente faz mentoria com a Association of Writers & Writing Programs, e teve experiências formativas tocando em bandas.

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2023 Mentee with Writer to Writer AWP’s Mentorship Program 

2020 & 2023 Artist Residency Hypatia-in-the-Woods 

2019 Artist Residency Caldera Community

2019 Third Coast International Audio Festival & Conference Volunteer Cohort

2019 Artist Talk: ScaleHouse Voices

​2018 Artist Residency Caldera

2018 Motherhood Magazine: Motherhood is not a gap on my resume (essay)

​2017 Grant: Regional Arts and Culture Council Project (Interview for audio work I See You)

2016 Planet Drum: Worldviews (essay)

2014 Screenings by invitation: Indie Festival, Matilha Cultural (São Paulo, Brazil), Reciprocity, Blackwater Records (USA)

2013 Screening: Cinemateca Brasileira (São Paulo, Brazil)

2013 Screenings: Official Selections: Chicago International Movies and Film Festival, In-Edit Brasil, CBGB Festival, Curitiba International Film Festival, 7˚ Festival CineMúsica

2013 Award: Silver Documentary Feature at JamFest Film Fest

2005 Award: Women in Film Emerging Latina Filmmaker 

2003 Screenings: Chicago Women's Film Festival, Chicago Anarchist Film Festival

2002 Award: Chicago Emmy Outstanding Achievement for Informational Programming 

2001 Short Film featured in a Miranda July Chainletter Tape

2001 Segment producer for Public Television

2000 MFA Teaching Assistant Full Scholarship

90's Art Director for MTV Brasil + music + zines + films


2018 - ongoing: Executive Director for CultureSeed, a nonprofit in the Columbia Gorge, the largest national scenic area in the United States and a rural region with pronounced economic disparities. CultureSeed offers youth free and ongoing Outdoor Immersion and Mental Health. 

2011- 2013 Communications Director for Mozambique based Permaculture Reference Center

2008 - 2010 Communications Director & Food Security Program Coordinator for Chicago based international relief NPO

2007 Signature Leadership Evanston Program Scholarship

2006 - 2007 Co-founder & Executive Director for Chicago based cultural center

2007 Volunteer co-founder farmer's market

2002 - 2005 Art Educator for Milwaukee nonprofit

90's  - Art Educator for the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo (BR)​


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