Blenda Santos is a researcher at InternetLab, a human rights and internet governance think tank based in São Paulo, Brazil. She holds a master's degree in International Relations from Universidade Federal da Bahia, and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Universidade Católica do Salvador. She is a member of the Brazilian Decolonial Knowledge Network and the research group Interpretations of Brazil and discrimination markers from a global perspective. Her expertise and interests include business and human rights, activism and social movements, and inequalities and identities. In 2021, she won the Lélia Gonzalez Award for Scientific Manuscripts on Race and Politics.