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Fighting for gender equity

is our cause.

Fighting for

equity of

gender is the

our cause.



values and


Our mission is to contribute to the formation of an inclusive society, where all girls and women have the autonomy to develop and realize their life plan.

Humana's vision is to influence public policies that promote structural changes in society, working towards gender equality in Brazil.

Values: Humanitarian, inclusive, non-partisan and transparent.

Purpose: Find evidence-based solutions to achieve gender equity.

Fronts of action:

  • Education and economic development programs;
  • Knowledge and research to influence public policies;
  • Advocacy via institutional links with the public and private sectors and organizations to network for gender equality.

History of



A structuring project for education and economic development for gender equality for girls and women in vulnerable situations.

  • 1st edition Coletivo Empodere (MG)
  • 2nd edition Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe Indigenous Women's Collective (BA)
  • + 2,000 girls and women impacted
  • R$360,000 invested in the Gender Equity Fund
  • R$50,000 invested in the financial autonomy of beneficiaries
  • Advocacy in the National Congress (BSB) and Women's Forum (Paris)
  • R$67,000 invested in the economic development of Girls and Women Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe (BA)
  • Publication of the research:

    Violence against women in Brazil and Minas Gerais - Subsidies for evaluating and building public policies
  • + 3,500 hours in educational activities, mentoring and volunteering

Humana's expansion goal is to impact

30,000 girls and women socially by 2026,

through the social impact thesis.

Humana's expansion goal is to have a social impact on 30,000 girls and women by 2026, through the social impact thesis.


Ana Marinho

Executive and Operations Director

Co-founder of OSC Humana, she is responsible for the Executive and Humana and the Fund for Gender Equality. Lawyer and researcher. Specialist in gender and public policies.

Ana Laura Magalhães

Director of Institutional Relations

Co-founder of OSC Humana, she is in charge of Relationship Relations. She holds a bachelor's and master's degree in International Relations, is an investment specialist, Forbes Under 30 Brazil, and author of the book Invest after Reading.


Júlia Bahia

Communications Specialist

Journalist and gender and social impact researcher. Master in Gender Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). Graduated in Journalism from the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais. She specializes in communication and works in at Humana.

Mayra Contin

Social Project Analyst

International Relations student at the Federal University of ABC and researcher at the Center for Global Law and Development at the same university. same university, she is a technical analyst for social projects and works on the project with the Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe Indigenous Women of Humana.

Advisory Board

Mônica Costa

President of the Council

Finance Specialist for black women.
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Humana (2021 – 2024).
Founder and CEO of G&P Finance for Black Women – Social Impact Startup.
Winner of the Financial Education Transforma award | XP Institute (2021).
Financial Educator, mentor, speaker and writer.

Nina Silva

IT executive, one of the 100 most influential people of African descent under the age of of the world's 100 most influential people of African descent under the age of 40 and founding partner of the Movement. She is also a speaker and writer.

Hamangaí Marcos Melo Pataxó

Indigenous of the Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe people from the village of Caramuru Catarina Paraguaçu, Bahia. Graduating in Veterinary Medicine (UFRB). National coordinator of the youth association Engajamundo since 2017.

Silvia Chakian

Public Prosecutor for Confronting Domestic and Family Violence against Women Violence against Women of the São Paulo Public Prosecutor's Office, Professor at the Higher School of the São Paulo Public Prosecutor's Office, author of "The Construction of Women's Rights" and co-author of "Crimes against Women". Crimes against Women".

Supervisory Board

Raphael Zimmermann

Economist (UFSC). Experience in investment banking, M&A and Private Equity. Founder and head of fundraising at Fundo Catarina Fund, an endowment of UFSC's School of Engineering. He was a member of the Brazilian delegation that competed in Russia, St. Petersburg, at the International Economics Olympiad 2019, where he came first in the world. in the world.





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