Oriana López Uribe
Representative of the Bisexual Steering Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean
Elected at the ILGALAC regional conference, Bogotà, November 2019
Oriana López Uribe (she/her) has been a feminist and sexual rights activist for 17 years. She has collaborated with various organizations and networks developing strategies for information and promotion of sexual rights, as well as sexual and reproductive health for women, youth and adolescents. She is Director of Balance Promoción para el Desarrollo y Juventud AC and of the programme Abortion Fund for Social Justice MARIA. She is a member of the global feminist alliance Resurj and the regional network Vecinas Feministas por la Justicia Sexual y Reproductiva en América Latina y el Caribe.
Since 2007, she has been carrying out advocacy activities in the area of sexual and reproductive rights of young people and women at the national, regional and international levels. Since 2010, she has specialized in the formation of abortion doulas and since 2012 in the reduction of stigma related to abortion at the individual and community levels.
Oriana has a degree in Social Communication from UAM-Xochimilco. In 2011 she received the Omeccihuatl medal from Inmujeres D.F. for her commitment to women's health and rights for her work as coordinator of the MARIA Fund and in the same year the WAS (World Association for Sexual Health) awarded her recognition for her work in the field of sexual health for young people.
organisation: Balance (Mexico)