Orlando Figueiredo Nascimento was born in Soure, on the Island of Marajó in Brazil. He has been teaching English in public schools for eleven years and has faced the challenges of building a more equal society through education. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Teaching the English Language from Universidade Federal do Pará, in Soure, Pará, Brazil, where he also worked as a substitute professor for two years. After that role, he took part in the PDPI Brazil English Teachers Program at Temple University, Philadelphia. Currently he is a school teacher in a public school in Soure, where he has been working for eleven years. He has proven to be capable of developing strong project coordination, planning, monitoring, implementation, reporting, and evaluation skills from a perspective where education acts as a vital instrument to change the social reality of people. Throughout his career, Orlando has followed the legacy of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire. He believes that teaching is all about discussing and promoting critical thinking on topics that matter such as education development, environmental conservation, social justice, equity, social and racial equality.