Luisa Ortiz Pérez
Executive Director and Co-founder, Vita-Activa.org
Ortiz Pérez was on the panel “Mental health and the wellbeing of journalists in an era of online harassment, extreme polarization, denialism and pandemic” at ISOJ 2022. Watch her presentation here.
Luisa Ortiz Pérez PhD., is a mental health advocate, gender-equality champion, civic media expert, social design thinker and a non violence expert. As the executive director and co-founder of Vita-Activa.org, Lu leads a helpline to assist women and LGBTIQ+ journalists, activists and freedom of expression defenders facing online violence, gender based harassment, stress, trauma and burnout. She worked for NPR, WNYC, BBC, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas and Televisa Interactive Media; and 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. email@example.com | @LuOrtiz