Aminta has a background in Biology and Anthropology. She is passionate about women’s issues worldwide, particularly sexual and reproductive health rights and access. She is always searching for new ways to improve the lives and lived experiences of women worldwide.
Aminta has a deep interest in culture, and how that influences human behaviour. She has worked to integrate that understanding of the importance of culture, and norms into the work she’s done in Senegal. She believes that communities play a key role in determining solutions to complex problems in their communities and that understanding of their cultural context is imperative for any behaviour change intervention or design program.
Aminta graduated from Reed College in Portland, Or with a degree in Biology and Anthropology. She has experience working in public health, specifically HIV/AIDS prevention and support programs in Dakar, Senegal. Furthermore, she has experience in research and behaviour change program design on programme’s relating to gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health. She speaks fluent French, English and Wolof.