Mayra Zamaniego López
Fav Quote: “To survive the Borderlands, you must live sin fronteras, be a crossroads.“: Gloria Anzaldúa
Mayra Zamaniego López is a chicana feminist activist from the desert at north border of Mexico with USA. She is passionate about intersectional feminism and its application in the organization and political practice, also vindicates the history of the so-called witches acknowledging their rebellions as a political bet of feminist struggle of our ancestors. Psychologist, student of the Master’s Degree in Human Rights, with studies on sexual violence, gender violence and migration. She has participated in several youth organizations and social movements where she has applied popular education from a critical and Latin American perspective. As well as in feminist youth led collectives and organizations for Sexual-Reproductive Rights and Gender Violence, struggling for the construction of collective processes of strengthening the mobilization and political participation of young women at local and international spaces through networks as the Latin American and Caribbean Youth Network for Sexual Rights. Mayra is fluent in Spanish and English and tries to tweet as @MayZmng.