Linda Miriam Cerdeira


Biography

Linda Cerdeira is a PhD student in Feminist Studies at the University of Coimbra and a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra in the scope of the PARENT- Promotion, Awareness Raising and Engagement of men in Nurture Transformations and KINDER - Tackling gender stereotypes in education and early childhood: building a Gender-Responsive Pedagogy in Children´s Education. She holds a degree in International Relations with a specialisation in Human Rights. From 2013 to 2019, she was Program Coordinator of Instituto Promundo in Brazil. She is currently Program Coordinator of Promundo -Portugal and international consultant in the Global Grace (Global Gender and Cultures of Equality) and LINEA (Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse) projects. With 15 years of experience in socio-cultural and gender projects in Portugal and Brazil, she has coordinated several research-action projects using gender transformative methodologies with a focus on masculinities, arts and culture and urban violence.