Paulo Vicente Cruz is a program associate in the foundation’s Brazil office. He has a background in communications, education, and human rights and has worked for several television channels, including Canal Futura (an educational channel), Rede Globo (a commercial channel), and Canal Saúde – Fiocruz (a public health channel).

Prior to joining Ford, he worked on movement building at Amnesty International Brazil, coordinating human rights education initiatives, and the volunteer activism community.

Paulo Vicente has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF). He is also a writer, whose book of short stories, Enquanto os Gigantes Dançam (While the Giants Dance) was published in 2021. His writing has also appeared in literary magazines and short story anthologies.