Name: Geni Gomez
What she does: Women’s Rights Campaigner
Impact: Built and consolidated women’s networks in Nicaragua and Central America
Nominated by: Helen Dixon
Geni Gómez is a tireless feminist popular trainer, working on women’s empowerment and citizenship, as well as sexual rights and reproductive rights, economic empowerment and non-violence in Nicaragua. She has helped build and consolidate women’s networks, and is key in contributing to changing top down leadership styles within the women’s movement. She is always active has a balanced view, while taking on risks when necessary in women’s fight for justice.