Ana Inés Alvarez

Social Worker and Manager, Alza La Voz and Premio Mujeres Solidarias, Avon Foundation for Women

Argentina

Ana Inés Alvarez has more than 18 years of experience in the field of social work, both in the public and private sector. She has been working for Avon Foundation Argentina since 2016, where she leads the Avon Promise to Help End Violence Against Women and Girls in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, as well as the Women Solidarity Award, which recognizes and supports women who promote social development projects.

Ana was responsible for providing local support to implement the Justice Institutes on Gender-Based Violence in Argentinmailcha and Chile. She also coordinated the development of the GBV Protocol and Paid Leave for Avon female employees. By doing so, Avon became the first company in the country with this policy. Moreover, she is responsible for numerous awareness campaigns developed to end violence against woman and girls. The newest is a Virtual Reality campaign named “S.O.S ELLA: Trapped in a Violent Reality.” Ana earned a degree in social work from Buenos Aires University.

Ana was selected as a 2018 Global Freedom Exchange Fellow.