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Bottom-up social development in favelas of Rio de Janeiro

Listen up! Here is a podcast on our knowledge exchange strategy. We hope it is informative and serves of inspiration for other contexts.



All contributors in order of appearance:

  • Sandra Jovchelovitch, Professor of Social Psychology, LSE
  • Sooraya Mohabeer, Knowledge Transfer Events Executive at the Conference and Events Office, LSE.
  • Camila Batmanghelidj, CEO of Kids Company
  • Sierra Williams, Managing Editor of The Impact of Social Science blog at LSE
  • Sylvan Baker, Associate Director, Peoples Palace Project
  • Rosie Hunter, Executive Director, Peoples Palace Project

Music: Podington Bear, Saver, Bon Voyage and Bambi. Yatch, Ring the Bell, Instrumental. Via:
This podcast was presented by Donal O’Brien and produced by Maria Ponce.

The Favelas at LSE project has come to an end, and we will no longer be publishing new posts on this site. However, you can still explore our blog posts, download a free copy of our book Underground Sociabilities, and explore our toolkit.

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