Nadia Martinez is supporting the efforts of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN) to stop public financing for oil, gas and mining projects in the developing world. Her focus is in Latin America, where she works with local civil society groups, including environmental, development, human rights, and indigenous organizations.
Nadia holds an M.A. in International Affairs from the American University in Washington D.C. She was born and raised in Panama. Before joining IPS, she worked at the Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress in San José, Costa Rica.
Nadia has written numerous reports, articles and op-eds, which have appeared in publications such as the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, the Long-Worth Star Telegram, the Detroit Free Press, the New Internationalist, Red Pepper Magazine, and others. She appears regularly on radio and television.