Ana Maria Acosta

Ana Maria Acosta is from Ecuador, the middle of the world. She is founding member of a media collective based in Quito,El Churo Comunicación. El Churo, an organization lead by young people, focuses on communication rights, especially for those who have been historically dispossessed of such rights. La Wambra Radio is El Churo’s on-line radio station. Ana has trained youth, women, and GLBTQI, Indigenous and Afro-descendent communities to appropriate new technologies so they can represent themselves. She received her undergraduate degree in communication at La Universidad Central in Quito, and is currently working on a masters Degree at La Universidad Andina on community communication and intercultural philosophy.

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