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Born and raised in San José, Costa Rica, Lorena Aguilar is a vibrant woman who is determined to ensure that gender issues are kept at the forefront of the dialogue as we move toward planetary wellbeing. As the Global Senior Gender Advisor for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Lorena helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.
With over 25 years of experience evolving public policy and building institutions for the responsible use and conservation of natural resources, Lorena engages international organizations, governments and universities around issues in social and gender policy, sustainable and equitable human development, water, environmental health, gender and community participation, and public policy development.
Lorena has created and is part of some of the most influential international gender networks, including the Network of Women Ministers and Leaders of the Environment and the Global Gender and Climate Alliance. Over the years, thousands of people have been trained using methodologies that she has developed.
Valuing Diversity Holds The World Together
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.
The organization's work focuses on valuing and conserving nature, ensuring effective and equitable governance of its use, and deploying nature-based solutions to global challenges in climate, food and development. IUCN supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world, and brings governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.
Movimientos sociales y feminismo; metodologia; los resultados: una comparación regional. Estudios de caso: Un Movimiento de mujeres embrionario (Guatemala); Un Movimiento de mujeres naciente (Honduras); Pensándose a sí mismas (El Salvador); Un Movimiento de mujeres en auge (Nicaragua); Un Movimiento de mujeres en desarrollo (Costa Rica).