Alanna Sousa is a Social Intrapreneur and Global Citizen. Passionate about social (intra)entrepreneurship, innovation and youth leadership development, Alanna has spent the last six years working in the nonprofit sector. She earned a Bachelor´s degree in Law School from CESUSC in Florianopolis, Brazil, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Social Innovation Management from the Amani Institute, in Nairobi, Kenya. Originally from Brazil, Alanna has taught English to children with HIV in India, studied different approaches to justice and conflict resolution in Canada, applied Restorative Justice in Mozambique and brought light to the lives of people living in the slums of Brazil and Kenya. Since 2015, Alanna has been on a journey to better understand the impact of Privileges (and the lack of them) on people’s lives while also raising awareness about the importance of discussing the matter.

Host Organization : Liter of Light USA | Global Good Fund

Role at Host Organization: As the Program Officer in Liter of Light USA Alanna is responsible for providing Project Managing activities in the U.S., such as building new partnerships, deepening and refining all aspects of communications, aggregating project-level data to continuously improve interventions, and engaging in strategic business planning process for Liter of Light’s national and global expansion.