Luciana Duarte was born in the South of Minas Gerais State, in Brazil. She currently lives in The Hague, The Netherlands, where she works as a PhD researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
She is also a PhD researcher in Production Engineering at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), in Brazil. Her thesis is about the ontologies and the social technologies of products made from Amazon rubber, inserted in the global value chain of fashion.
Her master’s degree in Production Engineering is a comparative study of the environmental impact of conventional CO/PET jeans and recycled jeans.…