Luiza Trajano (1948-) is a Brazilian businesswoman and the richest woman in Brazil as of 2020.
Luiza's parents launched a retail store called "Magazine Luiza" in 1957. Under Luiza's guidance, Magazine Luiza has transformed from a single store to a chain of over 1,000 stores worth billions of dollars, serving over 18 million clients. During the initial spread of COVID-19 in Brazil, she helped small businesses thrive by building a digital platform for them to continue to deliver products.
Luiza is a feminist and has advocated and implemented policies to promote women's empowerment and racial equity within her office and throughout Brazil. She is an advisory board member to UNICEF Brazil and UNFPA Brazil, among others, she was listed as one of TIME's 100 most influential people of 2021 and the Financial Times' 25 most influential women of 2021.
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