Ana Portocarrero


Ana Victoria Portocarrero is a passionate feminist researcher, educator and activist focussed on economic and environmental justice, gender, sexuality and development, climate change and food sovereignty. She has more than 15 years’ experience working with grassroots organizations, diverse social movements, state institutions, (I)NGOs, and academia on the unveiling, strengthening and creation of alternative feminist economies based on an ethics of care for humans and nature.

She holds a degree in Economics and a masters in Development Studies. She is currently pursuing a PhD on Climate Change, Food Sovereignty, and Peasant Feminism, focussing on the Central American region, particularly Nicaragua.

Ana Victoria has extensive experience on feminist research with emphasis on discourse analysis methodologies, gender integration in public and private educational institutions, coordination and evaluation of projects, programs and policies, and on the design, implementation and teaching of educational programs.