Tania Rosario-Méndez

Puerto Rico


San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mentored by:

Aleksandra Gren


Executive Director, Taller Salud

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Tania Rosario-Méndez is an artist, educator, public health specialist and women and girls’ rights activist, born and raised in Puerto Rico.  

With over 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Tania has a solid background integrating project management, cultural work, community organizing, popular education and human rights activism. Dynamic, charismatic and determined, she now leads the work of historical feminist organization Taller Salud, focused on reducing health inequities, achieving gender equality and preventing violence in the communities that suffer from greater social exclusion. Her goal is to build a Puerto Rico where there is health, peace and economic development for all. 

Tania is the author of two books and several articles. She is a theatre director and teacher, community organizer and cultural worker. She is also a trained full-spectrum doula and a certified childbirth educator. 

She holds a bachelor’s degree in humanities with a double major in drama and history from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus, and a master’s degree in public health from the UPR’s Medical Sciences campus.