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Dr. Raquel Figueiredo Alessandri Tiexeira

Dr. Raquel Figueiredo Alessandri Tiexeira

Secretary of State for Education, Culture, and Sport

Dr. Raquel Figueiredo Alessandri Teixeira is the Goiás Secretary of State for Education, Culture and Sport. She earned her PhD in Linguistics from the University of California and her post- doctorate in Language and Culture from the School of High Studies in Paris. She is a teaching and research professor at the Federal University of Goiás. She formerly served as a Federal Congresswoman. In recent years, she has been the executive director of the Jaime Câmara Foundation and the director-president of the Jaime Câmara Institute, where she is working to support and encourage health and education.