October 2022

Paulo Mota

Brazilian Data Scientist and Elections Analyst

Brazil Elections: A Test for Democracy

Internews President Jeanne Bourgault sits down with Paulo Mota. Born and raised in Manaus/Amazonas, Paulo currently lives in Rio de Janeiro where he works as a data coordinator at data_labe, a data and narrative laboratory based in the MarĂ© favela of Rio. He has a Master’s Degree and is currently pursuing his PhD in Epidemiology and Population Data Science at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Polinho believes and works for the democratization of technologies, made by free people. 

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