Researcher Profile: Jime Rodrigues Ribeiro
Edited by Corrie Monteverde
Jime Rodrigues Ribeiro is a woman from Brazilian Amazonia. She is originally from Abaetetuba (Pará State), a riverine town whose name in Tupi language means “illustrious people place”. Bringing that perspective and experience from reality across the amazon region, Jime started her graduate studies at the North Carolina State University in 2022.
Her previous research experiences include participation at interdisciplinary projects in Brazil and abroad about local socio-economic impact, logging job assessment (Rondônia State), interviews in person and on-line, database input related to timber centers in Amazônia Legal, and works on pilot projects regarding monitoring illegal logging in indigenous land and socio-technologies to store drinkable rainwater to riverine people.
Jime has Interdisciplinary Master’s Diploma in Sustainable Development of the Humid Tropics (NAEA/UFPA), and Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineer at the State University of Pará (UEPA), both degrees supported with scholarships from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), in Brazil. She also has a College Diploma in Geodesy and Cartography at Federal Institute of Pará (IFPA).