Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Theresa Williamson

Dr. Theresa Williamson is an urban planner who has been working with Rio’s favela communities since 2000. She is founder and executive director of Catalytic Communities (CatComm), an empowerment, communications, think tank, and advocacy NGO founded in 2000 in support of Rio’s favelas. She is also editor-in-chief of RioOnWatch, Rio’s bilingual favela reporting news site.

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