About Me (Education, Interests, Professional experience)
Degree in Agricultural Engineering with a specialty in Sustainable Development and Agroecology from the University of San Andres in La Paz, Bolivia. My thesis titled: “The Role of Women in Natural Resources Management in the Community El Tigre” received great accolades from academia and won an award with honorable mention.
During my career I have attended numerous international conferences and I have receive special traininings at the Third DAWN Training Institute in Cape Town South Africa as well as in the Egyptician International Center for Agriculture in Cairo, Egypt.
I have over 10 years of work experience as a consultant in Climate Change and Environmental Advocacy for national NGOs as well as International Cooperation.
And I´m an environmental activist and volunteer of such causes since 1998. I have helped coordinated and organized more than 20 campaigns for raising awareness about environment, defending biodiversity, and stopping climate change, among others.
Today I dedicate my free time to coordinate activities for the 350.org Campaign in Bolivia as one of the founding-members of Reacción Climática a volunteer based organization dedicated to educate people of Bolivia about Climate Change and what can be done to address it.
As an international environmental advocate, I´m part of the Women´s Major Group for the RIO+20 Conference.
Area of Expertise
Energy, Agriculture, Human Settlements, Natural Resources and Ecosystems Management, Climate Change, Rural Development, Gender, Youth Engagement
The Women's Major Group (WMG) was created as one of nine Major Groups after the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro. This list serve is for members of the Women Major Group following the Post Rio+20 process (Financing SD, SDGs-post2015) as well as for members of the Women Major Group following Environment processes (UNEP). The Operating Partners (OPs) of the Post Rio+20 process that coordinate the group rotate periodically. The current WMG OPs are Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) supported by a core group including the Women's Environment and Development Organization(WEDO) and Global Forest Coalition (GFC).