Wilma (Vanavihari)

Project Leader

Brasília, Brazil

Wilma Lopes (Vanavihari Dasi) is a Krishna West project leader in Brasília, Brazil, together with her husband, Advaita Chandra. She joined ISKCON in 1994 and is a Student of H.D. Goswami. She lives in Brasília, has a Masters in Linguistics, in the area of Discourse Analysis, by the University of Brasília. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication and is also qualified in Journalism from the University of Brasília. A journalist with 40 years of professional experience, she works as a reporter, editor in newspapers and magazines, news site content manager and press advisor. She is also a 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.