María Antonieta Alcalde

Director, Ipas Central America and Mexico

Maria-Antonieta-Alcalde

María Antonieta Alcalde serves as director of Ipas Central America and Mexico (CAM), a regional program based in Mexico City. She is a seasoned leader in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights and has been a champion for the rights of women and youth since her time as a student at the Autonomous University of Mexico. Prior to joining Ipas, Alcalde worked for 14 years with the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region, most recently serving as director of advocacy, based in New York. She has also led several youth initiatives in Mexico and founded the Mexican organization Elige, Red de Jóvenes por los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos, a youth network for sexual and reproductive rights. She holds diplomas in youth leadership and gender studies and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

 

About Us

We work with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception.

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Our Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

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Where We Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Resources

Our materials are designed to help reproductive health advocates and professionals expand access to high-quality abortion care.

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