Jul 1, 2022

Brazil Gateway to host Summer Webinar Series

For the third summer, the Brazil Gateway will host its Summer Webinar Series. Each year covers a diverse set of topics relating to higher education, Brazil and the United States.

The Brazil Gateway will offer three webinars featuring an Ohio State alumna, a current Ohio State political science PhD candidate and the founder of MasterInt Group, an international business strategy, management and marketing firm based in São Paulo, Brazil.

The value of an LL.M in the United States

On Wednesday, July 20, at 5 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. BRT, hear from Helen Toledo Moreira de Almeida, a 2020 graduate from the Moritz College of Law and current attorney from Brazil. With over 10 years of experience, including managing her own legal practice, Toledo Moreira de Almeida will discuss life as an LL.M student in the United States, opportunities for professional growth, the importance of networking and the value of having an LL.M degree for your career.

Refugee Resettlements and Social Integration: Individuals, Migration and the State in Contemporary Brazil

How does the Brazilian state respond to refugee influxes, and conversely, how do refugees respond to state-led resettlement/integration policies? On Wednesday, July 27, at 11 a.m. EDT/12 p.m. BRT, José O. Pérez – a political science PhD candidate at Ohio State – will discuss the impacts and ramifications of contemporary refugee resettlements and integration processes, focusing on the resettlement and integration of Venezuelan refugees in Brazil.

This webinar will be moderated by Mariana Correa, PhD candidate at the Institute of International Relations at the University of São Paulo.

Digital Entrepreneurship in Times of Redefining Global Commerce

For the last webinar of the series, on Wednesday, August 3 at 5 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. BRT, hear from Victor Mellao, the founder and executive director of the MasterInt Group. This panel, co-hosted by the Alumni Club of Brazil, will group a few cases of Brazilian and U.S. companies looking for digital and hybrid solutions to deal with high inflation rates while sustaining sales performance.