03 Jun 2020Brazil
Elaine is Chair of Febraz – Brazilian Federation of Alzheimer’s Associations. She is the STRiDE NGO lead on behalf of Febraz and member of STRiDE’s International Advisory Group. After her Mum’s diagnosis with dementia in 2012, Elaine commits much of her time as a volunteer for the cause. She is a Professor at the State University of Londrina, Brazil, with a PhD in Applied Linguistics and 30-years of working in education, critical language studies, and socio-cultural and humanities research.