Anais Catalina Gonzalez
Community Fellow

Anais Catalina Gonzalez

Anais Gonzalez is a Nicaraguan activist born and raised in the city of Los Angeles. She graduated with a bachelors degree in History and Central American studies from California State university Northridge (CSUN). At CSUN she was part of CAUSA (The Central American Union Students Association) and formerly was a coordinator for the Scholarship and Volunteer/Social media program at the Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund. She was a panelist for social media activism at Brown University. She currently dedicates her time in advocating for Nicaragua Socio political crisis, through organizing events, and social media. Her activism work has gotten her to speak Liberated Fuentes a colloquium at California State University Los Angeles (CSULA). She has organized several panels involving Nicaragua youth in exile, as well has participated as a panelist with the Film La Sandinistas where she talks about the role of the Nicaraguan women in the current crisis, and the human rights violation they face by the Ortega-Murillo regime. Anais has been featured in Fierce Mitu, Teen Vogue, and Remezcla. She was published in the Book Entre Rebelion y Dictadura. In October 2019 Anais through the organization Youth and Democracy curated a Latin American youth conference at the House, Senate, and the Organization of American States. Through this event Anais won ambassador of the year for her Nicaraguan activism work. Anais ensures to continue her Nicaraguan activism work, with the goal of pursing a master in Public Diplomacy