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Fiscal Council

The Fiscal Council of IYALETA – Research, Sciences and Humanities is formed by 03 (three) effective members, elected by the General Assembly, with a mandate of 04 (four) years.


Mandate 2022-2026


Diogo Sousa

Associate Researcher

Doctoral candidate in Public Health and Master’s in Community Health at the Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Federal University of Bahia, with a doctoral sandwich period at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). CAPES-PROEX Scholarship, CAPES Print. Souza is a lead consultant on the “Strengthening Black, Gay-Led Organizations in Brazil - Colombia” project by Global Black Gay Men Connect. He is a clinical psychologist and health specialist. Specialist in Gender and Sexualities by the Latin American Center on Sexualities and Human Rights, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro.

Emerson Serra

Associate Researcher

Master's student in Fundamental Rights and Justice at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). Fiscal Councilor and researcher at Iyaleta. Specialist in Human Rights and Contemporaneity (2020) from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). Bachelor of Law (2017) from the Catholic University of Salvador (UCSal). He has experience in research in the areas of Human Rights, Urban Law and Environmental Law, working mainly on the following topics: Right to Housing, Special Zones of Social Interest, Environment and Environmental Protection Areas.

Luciane Neves Lima

Council Advisor

Graduated in Social Communication, with qualification in Advertising from the Faculty of Technology and Sciences of Bahia (FTC) 2008. Black woman from Bahia, from the Liberdade neighborhood in Salvador/BA. A publicist by training and cultural producer by passion, she is responsible for contributing to the movement of one of the most emblematic Afro entities of Carnival in Salvador, Bloco Afro Muzenza, and for amplifying black narratives, as executive director of the Instituto Mídia Etnica. As a cultural producer, she has worked in several production companies in Bahia. Neves is also the owner of “Lua Azul Produções”.