Renata Broglia Mendes
Founder of Social Business Actveda
Renata Broglia Mendes, founder of social business Actveda, is a specialist in wellbeing and self-knowledge where she has been working professionally for more than 14 years with the Yoga, Ayurveda and Meditation tools in Brazil, India and the United States. Graduate in Business at PUC-SP, pós graduate in Yoga at FMU and in Management of Social Innovation at the Amani Institute and certified by the Non Violent Communication Community, she develops lectures and courses related to the culture of peace, conflict mediation and selfknowledge. Since 2003 she has been coordinator of the Aparigraha Project, empowering girls in juvenile incarceration in São Paulo through Yoga and self-management techniques. In August of 2016, she founded the Mundo Aflora Institute to create opportunities for former inmate girls to be reintegrate into society and make new choices.