Taisa works as an international trainer, consultant and researcher on various topics related to sustainability, social innovations and community life. Ecovillage researcher. ICSA – International Communal Studies Association board member.
Professor at the Post Graduation Program on Pedagogy of Cooperation and Social Methodologies (UNIP / Projeto Cooperação). GEN Ambassador (Global Ecovillage Network). CASA Brazil council member (Consejo de Asentamientos Sustentables de America Latina).
Instructor and Coordinator of EDE Programs since 2009, around Brazil, also in Argentina, Portugal and Mozambique. She has contributed to transition initiatives both in urban and rural areas. Co-founder of Terra Una Ecovillage (MG, Brazil) and the Exchange Trade Network Flor & Ser, in Rio, with the local currency Flor. Part of the Ecovillage Moviment since 2004, and the Transition Towns Movement, since 2009. Taisa has been living, for several years, in small urban communities in Rio.