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Luisa Ortiz Pérez

Luisa Ortiz Pérez
JSK Journalism Fellow
Montclair, New Jersey

Luisa Ortiz Pérez is executive director and co-founder of There she leads a helpline to aid women and LGBTIQ+ journalists, activists and freedom of expression defenders facing online violence, gender based harassment, stress, trauma and burnout. 

She has worked for NPR, WNYC, BBC, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas and Televisa Interactive Media. Luisa participated in the co-production, design and management of inclusive and disruptive MOOCs, courses, workshops, campaigns and media products at a global level for the past 20 years. 

She is a mental health advocate, gender-equality champion, civic media expert, social design thinker and a nonviolent decision maker.