Carmen Portinho and the Vanguard of Modernism in Brazil

Published Feb 01 2022 at 5:00 AM GMT
  • In the early 1920s, a time when women could not even work without their husband's authorization, Carmen Portinho started an engineering course at the Polytechnic School of the University of Brazil.
  • At the vanguard of the profession, as one of the first three women to graduate as engineers in Brazil, she was opening up a field in a space dominated entirely by men.



  • Published Feb 1, 2022 5:00 AM GMT