Staff

Ana Kourchenko

Ana Kourchenko is a Local Coordinator at the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT) for the Mexican Brain Trust and is based in Mexico City.

She has prior experience working on multisectorial projects related to partnerships building, community empowerment, project coordination, social development, content creation, and program design, and evaluation and implementation. She has focused particularly on immigration and gender issues, including community work with rural Mexican populations, migrant Hispanic communities in the US, and rural artisans in India. Ana has also been actively involved for over six years with a Mexican organization that seeks to end modern day slavery, especially related to sexual exploitation.

Ana holds a BA in ‘International Relations‘ from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Professional Master’s Certificate in ‘Development Project Management’ from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She recently completed a Diploma in ‘Violence Analysis‘ from the Program of Violence Studies in the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico City.

Working languages: Spanish, English, German and Italian