Loidymar Duprey González
Specialist, La Tejedora Initiative
Loidymar Duprey González is a 29-year-old young Afro-Puerto Rican, graduated with a degree in Political Science with a major in Government, Law and Public Policy from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. She produced the documentary “El Último Timbre”, a film about the massive closing of schools and austerity measures imposed by the PROMESA law. For the past years she worked at Open Society Foundations, United States where she coordinated and accompanied young fellows between the ages of 18-35 in carrying out community projects that work for social justice and human rights on the archipelago of Puerto Rico. She performed as grantmaker and strategist for the PR Project. Her commitment is to human rights, advocacy and activism. Some of her topics of interest are the human right to a self-determination process for Puerto Rico, sexual and reproductive rights, racial justice and gender equity. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, spending time with her dog, poetry, and going to the beach with friends.