Favourite Quote: “To survive the Borderlands, you must live sin fronteras, be a crossroads.“: Gloria Anzaldúa, feminista chicana
Mayra Zamaniego López is a young and chicana feminist activist from the desert at north border of Mexico. A psychologist by training with studies on sexual violence, gender violence, migration and human rights, she has participated in several youth organizations and social movements. She is currently collaborating in the area of Advocacy in Elige Youth Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, as well as in the process of strengthening the mobilization and political participation of young women at local and international spaces through the Latin American and Caribbean Youth Network for Sexual Rights-RedLAC, a youth feminist network in the region. Mayra is fluent in Spanish and English.