Author and photographer Douglas Mayhew lives between New York City and Rio de Janeiro with his dog Cairo. His interest in the favela worlds began when he worked as a volunteer in the children's wing in one of Rio's largest public hospitals.
Douglas moderated the 2012 Global Economic Symposium in Rio de Janeiro on the topic of Favelas. He continues to work within the favela world context, his work emphasizing social responsibility through community action and dialogue.
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