Maria Alejandra Rodriguez Acha
Peruvian anthropologist, educator, activist. Currently Young Feminist Fellow at the Women’s Environment & Development Organization & FRIDA.
Maria Alejandra (Majandra) Rodriguez Acha is an anthropologist, educator and activist from Peru. As a climate justice activist, she was part of the Peruvian delegation at Global Power Shift in Turkey (2013); the International Gathering of Youth for the Climate and Sustainability of Latin America and the Caribbean in Colombia (2014); the Social Pre-COP in Venezuela (November, 2014); was a member of the Youth Committee of the People’s Summit (Cumbre de los Pueblos) parallel to COP20; was a participant at the Bellagio Climate Futures Symposium (Italy, 2015) and a speaker on climate justice and intersectionality at the YFoEE Climate Camp and Power Shift Sweden (2015). She is co-founder and co-coordinator of TierrActiva Perú, an activist collective and national network that works towards “system change, not climate change,” thus seeking to highlight the linkages between all forms of oppression and the climate crisis. She is currently Young Feminist Fellow at WEDO (Women’s Environment and Development Organization), working in alliance with FRIDA |The Young Feminist Fund.