The Event

When:    Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Where:   Casa Fasano
R. Leopoldo Couto Magalhães Júnior, 912
Itaim Bibi, São Paulo – SP
Time:      19:30 – Cocktail hour
21:00 – Dinner
22:30 – Tributes and auction
Masters of Ceremonies:    Julia Goldani Telles & Cauã Reymond
Performances by:    Paula Lima & Bixiga 70



Alexandre & Johanna Stein-Birman


Alexandre Birman and Johanna Stein-Birman have been BrazilFoundation supporters since 2010, participating in several of the Foundation’s galas and campaigns. Since March of 2013, Alexandre has served as the CEO of Arezzo&Co, a company founded by his father, Anderson Birman, where Alexandre started his career. He created the Schutz, Alexandre Birman, and Fiever lines, three of five brands under the group (Arezzo, Schutz, Alexandre Birman, Anacapri & Fiever) and is a member of the CFDA – Conselho de Desenhistas de Moda da América, since 2013. His wife, Johanna Stein-Birman, is a student of art at FAAP in São Paulo. She is engaged in several cultural and social projects, and was named a brand ambassador for Chanel in 2016. The couple has two daughters, and is involved with the art museum Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, with the Alexandre Birman brand serving as a patron.



Bel Santos Mayer


Isabel Santos Mayer is an educator with a degree in Tourism and one in Mathematics from Universidade São Judas Tadeu, and a specialty in teaching from Universitá Salesiana di Roma. She has been involved in NGOs since 1988, and has been an Ashoka social entrepreneur since 2004. Since 1997 she has coordinated the human rights work of instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Apoio Comunitário – IBEAC, an organization that trains women to combat domestic violence in Parelheiros, a part of the city of São Paulo that sees high rates of teenage pregnancy. IBEAC’s project “Sementeiras de Direitos” was supported by BrazilFoundation in 2015. IBEAC served as the “mentor” for three initiatives through the BrazilFoundation Community Innovation Award in 2016.



Edemir Pinto


Mr. Pinto joined BM&F in January 1986. In July 1987 he was elected Derivatives Clearinghouse Officer. He was Chief Executive Officer of BM&F between 1999 and May 2008. In this capacity he was responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of the other executives and for planning and overall management of the company. In May 2008 he was elected Chief Executive Officer of BM&FBOVESPA, the company that resulted from the merger of BM&F S.A. and BOVESPA Holding. In 2014 BM&FBOVESPA Institute and BrazilFoundation began an unprecedented “social joint venture” to mobilize support for innovative Brazilian Civil Society Organization projects, with a common goal of building a culture of transformative philanthropy in Brazil. So far, 20 BrazilFoundation grantees have received a second year of funding by means of the partnership. Another 20 have been listed on the BVSA platform for funding in 2016.


Benefactors: Banco Santander, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Elysee Miami by Two Roads Development, Jones Day, and Singular Partners.
Patrons: Alyson & Will Landers, Andrea Bartelle, Carol Civita, Fernanda Vidigal, Lica Melzer, Maria Maringoni & Pedro Asprino, Maythe Birman, Pedro Silveira, Renata Queiroz de Moraes, and Sergio Zanini.
Decoration: Denise Magalhães and Verde Que Te Quero Verde.
Official Airline: LATAM Linhas Aéreas
Support: Agência Verbo, Bodega Mataojo, Cem Por Cento Eventos, Da Casa, Hotel Fasano, and Working Eventos.


Benefactor Table – R$45,000 (US$ amount subject to change)

(available for companies and individuals)
· Table for 10 people at the Gala Dinner;
· Benefactor listing in the Gala invitation and in the evening’s printed program;
· ½ page ad in the evening’s printed program.

Patron Table – R$30,000 (US$ amount subject to change)

(only available for individuals)
· Table for 10 people at the Gala Dinner;
· Patron listing in the Gala invitation and in the evening’s printed program.

Benefactor Ticket – R$4,500 (US$ amount subject to change)

Patron Ticket – R$3,000 (US$ amount subject to change)



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