Social Affairs Officer of the Gender Affairs Division of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Lucía has a degree in Sociology from the School of Social Sciences of the University of the Republic in Uruguay, with a Master’s degree in Sociology from the State University of Campinas in Brazil.
Since 2011, she has been the Social Affairs Officer of the Gender Affairs Division of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), where she is in charge of gender statistics, unpaid labor issues, and the digital gender gap.
She is also the technical secretary for the Working Group on Gender Statistics of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA-ECLAC), and a member of the institutional working group on Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
She has been responsible for the gender portfolio at the Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uruguay (2010-2011); coordinator of the Gender Information System of the National Institute of Women within the Ministry of Social Development in Uruguay (2008 -2011).
She was a professor and researcher with the Department of Sociology of the School of Social Sciences on issues of gender inequality, social citizenship of women, use of time and unpaid work, use of public spaces and youth.
She facilitated inter-institutional coordination between public and private organizations such as the Gender Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2004) or the Thematic Network on Gender at the University of the Republic, which she coordinated between 2009 and 2011.
In her professional career, she has worked as a consultant for the United Nations (UNDP, UNFPA, UNIFEM, ECLAC) on public policy, gender equality and ethno-racial issues.