Juliana da Penha

Researcher for United Kingdom
Juliana da Penha is a freelance journalist. She is the founder of Migrant Women Press, an independent media outlet focused on the experiences of migrant women. She is from Brazil, where she worked as a reporter for nearly a decade and wrote about hip-hop culture and social movements. She has lived in Portugal, Cape Verde, Italy and the United Kingdom. She is now based in Scotland and writes about migration, race, inequalities, social justice and culture. She has worked in the charity sector in Italy and Scotland, doing community development and empowering migrant communities, especially women. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies and Communication and a master’s degree in Human Rights and International Politics.