Laisa Massarenti Hosoya

Laisa Massarenti Hosoya is a Brazilian lawyer with a Masters in Public Policy and Development from the Federal University of Latin American Integration (UNILA). She’s a specialist in Criminal Law, collaborator of the Observatory on Indigenous Issues in Latin America (OBIAL), and a member of the student outreach committee of The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS).  Additionally, she’s an interdisciplinary researcher with an interest in the areas of human rights, dam impacts, land rights, Indigenous Peoples, traditional knowledge, gender, and public policies. She recently joined the advisory committee of Dam Watch International to collaborate and support Latin- American alliances and partnerships.