Meet Brisa De Angulo

CEO of A Breeze of Hope

 

Brisa De Angulo, Esq., MA is a human right activist dedicated to improving access to justice and healing for child and adolescent survivors of sexual violence.

 

As a survivor of childhood sexual violence, Brisa uses her experience and expertise to challenge the status quo and improve social conditions for children. Brisa is founder and CEO of A Breeze of Hope Foundation, which has operated Bolivia’s most advanced center for child survivors of sexual violence since 2004. Brisa holds a Juris Doctorate, a Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

 

In addition, Brisa is a public speaker, researcher, and co-author of many books on sexual violence, the neurobiological impact of trauma, trauma recovery, human rights, and early childhood development. Brisa is also author of a landmark study on the prevalence and dynamics of sexual violence in Bolivia.

 

Brisa’s outstanding accomplishments have garnered recognition from around the world. She is winner of the following international awards and prizes:

 

 

  • 2020 -Elevate Prize
  • 2020 -Distinguished Partner of Women, Peace & Security
  • 2019 -The Compass of Consciousness
  • 2019 - World of Children Award
  • 2018 - CNN Heroes
  • 2018- BBC Outlook Inspirations Award
  • 2017- With and For Girls Award
  • 2017 - Eastern University Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 2016 - Together for Girls, 16 Heroes,
  • 2016 - Premio Vidanta—1st Prize,
  • 2016 - Women of Peace Award
  • 2015 - Futures Without Violence Global Impact Award
  • 2014 – Premio Departamental Autonomo Cochabamba
  • 2013 – Mary Philbrook Public Service Award 

A Breeze of Hope

Foundation

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the Rape Abuse and Incest Network at                                   . You are not alone.​

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the Rape Abuse and Incest Network at                                     . You are not alone.​

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