Vanavihari devi dasi (Wilma Lopes) is a Krishna West project leader in Brasília, Brazil, together with her husband, Advaita Chandra. Student of H.D. Goswami, she has joined ISKCON in 1994. Resident in Brasília, she has a Masters in Linguistics, in the area of Discourse Analysis, by the University of Brasília. She is a Bachelor in Social Communication, qualified in Journalism, also by the University of Brasília. Journalist with 40 years of professional experience, working as a reporter, editor in newspapers and magazines, news site content manager and press advisor. Teacher of Writing in Journalism and Advertising and Portuguese Language in Institutions of Higher Education, with more than 10 years of experience. She is currently the communications coordinator for Krishna West Brazil.