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Online Course: Introduction to Humanitarian Aid

Online Course: Introduction to Humanitarian Aid


Interested in learning more about humanitarian response? Want to know what it means and how crisis responses were born  humanitarian? In this introductory course you will understand a little more about this universe.


    A basic and dynamic course that will give you an overview of how humanitarian aid was born and how humanitarianism and imperialism are intrinsically linked. An overview and at the same time broad with several case examples that will help to understand how humanitarian aid works in theory and in practice.


    Mariana Serra , our co-founder, social entrepreneur, graduated in International Relations (ESPM-RJ), specialized in Social Business at ACUMEN (USA), postgraduate professor at PUC-RS  and Camila Andrade, PhD in Political Science at UFRGS, postgraduate student in Afro-Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Consejo Latino Americano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) are our expert teachers for this amazing VV Course!


    • The history of humanitarianism

    • How humanitarian agencies were born

    • Definition of humanitarian response

    • humanitarian imperative

    • Do in Harm

    • worldwide cases


    Single recorded video that can be watched  any time.


    Mariana Serra: :


    Mariana is a social entrepreneur, she is our creator and co-founder. She graduated in International Relations (ESPM-RJ) and specialized in Social Business at ACUMEN (USA). He was an assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Luiz Felipe Lampreia contributing to the development of papers focused on geopolitics and foreign trade. She is a postgraduate professor at PUC-RS Online. She is passionate about travel, has lived in New Zealand and Tahiti where she intensified her involvement with humanitarian actions. He was working as institutional relations for a multinational when he decided to reposition himself and idealized VV. She has worked as a volunteer since she was young and has worked in social and humanitarian projects and in refugee camps in more than 30 countries around the world. She is co-author of the book Young Entrepreneurs, leaders of Brazil that works, by the publisher Leader. He is a speaker participating in events such as TEDx and in lectures in Brazil and around the world. Mariana entered the 30 UNDER 30 list by the renowned FORBES magazine as one of the most promising young women in Brazil under 30 years old.   



    Camila Andrade:


    PhD in Political Science from UFRGS, with a Sandwich Doctorate from the National University of Rosario (UNR). Master in International Relations from UFSC, with field research in Switzerland and Rwanda. Project Specialist at Senac-SC and International Relations Analyst at UNIJORGE. She is currently a postgraduate student in Afro-Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the Consejo Latino Americano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO). 

    Camils is  coordinator of @ampliaRI, in addition to having a community for the democratization of African Studies, @camilaafrika.

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