Author: María del Pilar Peralta Ardila

María del Pilar Peralta Ardila (she/her) is a PhD candidate at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and is also affiliated with the Amerika-Institut Cultural Studies, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. Her dissertation revolves around the life stories of women leaders in defense and care of nature in southwestern Colombia from 1990 to 2022. Pilar holds a MA in Sociology from Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia.