Meet our team
CARIOCA CONNECTION IS FORMED BY A SMALL TEAM OF LANGUAGE LOVERS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO TEACHING BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY TO PEOPLE AROUND THE GLOBE. OUR PODCAST HAS +600K DOWNLOADS AND WE KEEP IMPROVING SO YOU’LL GET THE BEST CONTENT TO LEARN BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE!
Foster is a nerd language. He has been teaching languages around the world for over 10 years. He graduated from the University of the South with a degree in International Relations and Spanish. He also has an international MBA from Darla Moore School of Business where he graduated with distinction and fell in love with Brazil.
He has lived in several countries but Brazil has a very special place in his heart. When he is not teaching and recording podcast, you may find him playing the guitar, reading his Kindle, or simply planning his next trip.
Alexia is Brazilian, Carioca and has always been a curious about languages. This has motivated her to study English and French and really get into these two cultures. She graduated from the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM-RJ) in Administration with emphasis on Marketing and Entertainment, and she participated in several creative organizations such as Núcleo Criativo, which had as its main objective to study the different creative sectors in Rio de Janeiro to understand how they worked.
She loves dogs, animals in general and studied ballet since she was 3 years old. You can find her looking for new series of true crime on TV or running away from bees.
A guy who loves coffee, travel and technology.
With a degree in Manufacturing Engineering from UNICAMP and an extension degree from the University of Alabama (USA), Felipe has worked in the world’s largest brewery, in consulting firms in São Paulo, and finally found a way to use his passion for languages, education, and technology. He spends most of his time behind a computer and likes to go on runs outside.
He speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish, and is currently learning German. He has intellectual curiosity as his secret weapon and always a smile on his face.