Maira is a Political and Social Sciences graduate with an MSc in Development Studies. She has worked in the humanitarian and human rights fields for over 10 years in the UK and Brazil, both in NGOs and statutory organisations. She has also set up and run a translation business.
Maira was born and brought up in Brazil but moved to Oxford in 1998 with her parents who also worked in international development in Latin America and Africa. She lives in Oxford with her husband and two daughters.
Maira originally worked for the PTC Foundation in 2012 and 2013 and is delighted to have re-joined the organisation in 2016.