Director of Instituto-E
Nina Braga has been the director of Instituto-E since 2007. She holds degrees in Social and Political Sciences and Psychology, a Master of Science and a postgraduate degree in Social Anthropology.
An author and organizer of collections and scientific papers, especially in the neonatal area of psychology and public health, Nina also directed environmental documentaries. She began her career in politics, as an advisor to the environment committee of the State of Rio de Janeiro‘s Congress. Soon after leaving that position, Nina was responsible for the social diagnosis that was the basis for the creation of the Environmental Protection Areas in the municipality of Paraty, in the State of Rio de Janeiro. She then coordinated the Brazil-Portugal Cultural Foundation, based in Rio de Janeiro, after which she became a special correspondent for the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper. In the 1990's, Nina focused on her neonatal psychology studies and became a consultant for the Brazilian Ministry of Health and a professor at the Psychology Department of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.
Currently, Nina Braga works exclusively for Instituto-E and is responsible for several projects such as e-fabrics, traces and e-ayti, among many others developed in collaboration with Osklen and the Ethical Fashion Initiative, whose directors – Oskar Metsavaht e Simone Cipriani – she has the pleasure to introduce at Rio Ethical Fashion.