Annakarina Rincon

Program Assistant, Latin America and the Caribbean, Human Rights

Annakarina is the program assistant for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Human Rights team at Vital Voices. She primarily focuses on supporting the Voices Against Violence: Gender-based Violence Initiative within the Honduras and the Caribbean Projects, to which she provides regional and linguistic knowledge.

Annakarina completed a Master of Human Rights at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and College of Liberal Arts. Prior to joining Vital Voices, Annakarina supported the work of various nonprofits. As an intern at Global Rights for Women, an NGO based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she supported the organization’s goal of eradicating violence against women and girls through legal and social reform. She also provided direct intake and immigration services to low-income Latino communities through her intern role at Mil Mujeres Legal Services.


What are five things you can ask Annakarina about?

  • Fiona Apple’s discography
  • Astrology
  • Venezuelan cuisine
  • Women’s history/rights
  • My cat, Luka