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≈≈ Carolina is currently a nonprofit director in the Columbia Gorge region, a recent maker of audio stories, now working on writing about the in-between experience—a common phenomena for the multi-cultural set. She has worked in media and nonprofits in both Brazil and the USA. Carolina's nonprofit work has often focused on youth, at first through art education with museums and art organizations, or as co-founder of a cultural center to name a few.  All of her work revolves around questions of equity, place, and belonging, through community engagement, writing, art, motherhood and everyday life. She remains involved in independent music and art since her youth in São Paulo.

Carolina (que era Carol no Brasil) é diretora de ONG, criadora recente de histórias em áudio, hoje escrevendo sobre residir entre mundos—um fenômeno comum para multiculturais. Carolina trabalhou em mídia e ONG's no Brasil e nos EUA. Sempre explorando questões de equidade, lugar e pertencimento, seus meios são o trabalho social, a escrita, arte, maternidade e a vida cotidiana. Ela continua envolvida com música e arte independente desde sua juventude em São Paulo.

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2020 Artist Residency Hypatia-in-the-Woods 

2019 Artist Residency Caldera Community

2019 Artist Residency The Sou'wester

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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