Alessandra Costa | Projeto Guri
Alessandra Costa has been managing public policies for Culture in the last 15 years, and currently is the CEO of Amigos do Guri, the non-profit organization in charge of managing the biggest music teaching program in Brazil. Since 1995, Projeto Guri provides free music classes in theory, drums, choir, plucked strings, bowed strings, winds and keyboards to 47.000 students every year, in 341 teaching centers located in 283 different cities in São Paulo State.
At Boost, Alessandra Costa will be participating in our panel on Gender, Creativity and Education, together with representatives from the Norwegian and Swedish Councils for Music and Art Schools. She will bring insight and data about gender balance within Projeto Guri and in Brazilian professional orchestras, in conjunction with information about women in Brazilian social context.