President of the Region | Puerto Rico Esther Vicente is a Law Professor at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico Law School in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has a Doctorate in Law from the University of London and a Masters in Law from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Ms...Read more
President of the Region | Puerto Rico Esther Vicente is a Law Professor at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico Law School in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has a Doctorate in Law from the University of London and a Masters in Law from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Ms...Read more
Advisory Director | USA Richard Parker is Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology and Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Politics and Health at Columbia University in New York City. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal Global Public Health and the Founder and Co-Chair...Read more
Advisory Director | USA Richard Parker is Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology and Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Politics and Health at Columbia University in New York City. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal Global Public Health and the Founder and Co-Chair...Read more
Director (Youth Representative) | Panama Jovana Ríos Cisnero has been a member of the Juventudes con Opciones (Youth with Options) program of the Asociación Panameña para el Planeamiento de la Familia (Panamanian Family Planning Association) since 2004. While there, she received training in human...Read more
Director (Youth Representative) | Panama Jovana Ríos Cisnero has been a member of the Juventudes con Opciones (Youth with Options) program of the Asociación Panameña para el Planeamiento de la Familia (Panamanian Family Planning Association) since 2004. While there, she received training in human...Read more
Director of Advocacy María Antonieta Alcalde develops and implements IPPF/WHR’s advocacy strategy at the regional and international levels and supports the advocacy work of our Member Associations. She has co-founded several organizations including the Latin American Youth Network for Sexual and...Read more
Director of Advocacy María Antonieta Alcalde develops and implements IPPF/WHR’s advocacy strategy at the regional and international levels and supports the advocacy work of our Member Associations. She has co-founded several organizations including the Latin American Youth Network for Sexual and...Read more
Regional Director A native of Brazil, Dr. Carmen Barroso was a professor of the sociology faculty at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a senior researcher with the Carlos Chagas Foundation, where she created Brazil’s first and foremost women's studies center. She was a Presidential appointee...Read more
Regional Director A native of Brazil, Dr. Carmen Barroso was a professor of the sociology faculty at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a senior researcher with the Carlos Chagas Foundation, where she created Brazil’s first and foremost women's studies center. She was a Presidential appointee...Read more