Karla Mendes is an award-winning Brazilian journalist working for the Thomson Reuters Foundation as a Rio de Janeiro-based land and property rights correspondent since August 2017. Prior to that, Karla was a business reporter for over 10 years in Rio, Madrid, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte, including with newspapers O Globo, O Estado de S. Paulo, Expansión and news agency S&P Global Market Intelligence. Karla has a Master in Investigative & Data Journalism from the University of King’s College, Canada, & an MBA in finance from São Paulo’s FIA.
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