Ana Lucia Mosquera Rosado is a 2020 Fellow of the Fellowship Programme for people of African descent at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations. She is an Afro-Peruvian scholar, Communications Consultant, University Professor and Activist.
She holds a Bachelor’s in Communications by Universidad de San Martín de Porres (Peru), a Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, a Master of Liberal Arts in Africana Studies by the University of South Florida, and holds a Certificate in Afro-Latin American Studies from the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University.
Throughout her professional career she has been a public servant and independent consultant specialized in issues related to ethno-cultural diversity, racial discrimination, intersectionality, inclusion and gender equality; and in the development of communication strategies with an intercultural approach.
Her research areas include anti-discrimination and antiracist public policies; racial and gender diversity; the Afro-Peruvian civil society; and media representation of minorities and marginalized groups in Latin America, in an approach based on gender, race, ethnicity and coloniality studies. Her analysis is framed in the work of critical race theory, Black feminist theory and Media and culture theory.
Ana is the board member of Makungu para el Desarrollo, a civil socety organization that works towards the recognition and celebration of the AfroPeruvian identity and culture focusing on education.
She currently hosts the Comité de Lectura podcast “Después de las doce”, where she reflects on the importance of discussing about race, racism and discrimination in Peru.
Well done Ana, Congratulations!!