Eight Leading Afro-Portuguese Women

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  • Tais Araujo
  • Alcinda Abreu
  • Lidia Brito
  • Sara Tavares
  • Graca Machel
  • Isabel Dos Santos
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  • Lura
  • Maria de Lurdes Mutola

Lidia Brito

Best known for her promotion of sustainable development in Africa, Lidia Brito is an engineer and university professor and also provides expertise on Mozambique’s forestry. Prior to her current position as director of science policy and capacity building at UNESCO, Brito served as the first minister of higher education, science and technology of Mozambique and deputy vice chancellor of Eduardo Mondlane University.

(Photo: Courtesy of World Innovation Summit for Education)

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