Maha Akime

Buen Vivir Fund Coordinator
Born and raised in Brazil, Maha is a daughter of Japanese immigrants who sought a new beginning in Brazil. She has a degree in Civil Engineering, but her professional career has always focused on managing social projects, working for the past six years with Indigenous groups, quilombolas, urban groups, and social movements from in South America. Her career also includes experience in projects’ administrative and financial management, strategic planning, and an ongoing commitment to inclusive and feminist social-environmental justice. In her free time, Maha goes for walks, bike rides, explores the countryside, and tastes Latin cuisines with her partner