Ana works with human rights defenders in Latin America to support and strengthen their advocacy capacity at the domestic and international levels.
Before joining Race & Equality, Ana worked for the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), where she provided legal analysis and assisted in litigation and advocacy before the Inter-American System of Human Rights. She also served as a Legal Advisor to the Myrna Mack Foundation in Guatemala, where she focused on various human rights issues such as women’s access to justice, the rights of the LGBTIQ community, and transitional justice. Ana interned with the American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative, Minority Rights Group, and Latin American Women’s Rights Service.
Ana holds an M.A. in Human Rights and International Politics from City University in London and a B.S. in Legal and Social Sciences from Universidad Rafael Landívar in Guatemala.