Tania is an artist, educator, public health specialist and women and girls’ rights activist, born and raised in Puerto Rico. She holds a B.A. on Humanities with a double major in Drama and History from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus and a Master in Public Health from the UPR’s Medical Sciences Campus. With over 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she has a solid background integrating project management, cultural work, community organizing, popular education and human rights activism. She currently leads the work of historical feminist organization Taller Salud, focused in reducing health inequities, achieving gender equality and preventing violence in the communities that suffer from greater social exclusion. Her goal is to build a Puerto Rico where there is health, peace and economic development opportunities for all. Author of two books, several articles and conferences. Theatre director and teacher, community organizer and cultural worker. Trained full-spectrum doula and a certified childbirth educator. Proud mother of a boy and a girl. She is immensely and fiercely happy to be alive.