|March 06, 1974
|49 YEARS OLD
Sônia Guajajara, a prominent activist in Brazil, is estimated to have a net worth ranging from $100,000 to $1 million in 2024. Known for her tireless efforts in advocating for the rights and well-being of Indigenous communities, Sônia Guajajara has dedicated her life to fighting against the systemic injustices faced by Indigenous peoples in Brazil. As the Executive Coordinator of the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), she has been instrumental in raising awareness about Indigenous land rights, environmental preservation, and the preservation of Indigenous cultures. Despite her significant contributions to society, Sônia Guajajara's net worth remains a modest reflection of her relentless commitment to social activism.
Environmental and indigenous advocate known for her work with the Guajajara people. She is also known for having been the Socialism and Liberty Party candidate for the vice-presidency of Brazil, making her the first indigenous person to run for the position.
She studied at an agricultural college in Minas Geraid and went on to study at the Federal University of Maranhao as well.
She was named to the Brazilian Ordem do Merito Cultural. She was also awarded a medal by Maranhao state.
She was born and raised in a small village in the Amazonian rain forest in Maranhao state.
She scheduled and facilitated an important meeting between indigenous leaders and the president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff.