GENDER+ TRAINING | GENDER & INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION | M&E
Rachel Andras is a Social Educator, Gender Expert and experienced adult and youth educational trainer (class-room based and virtual) with a tremendous background in the use of participatory methodologies, which focus on real life scenarios and foster knowledge sharing and building from increased body awareness. Her strength is to facilitate learning processes of real change guiding people towards themselves as experts of their own realities and supporting them to find the way.
She counts on extensive experience in international cooperation for development in Latin America and Europe and is a very skilled advisor on matters of political participation, capacity building at local and regional administrative level and multi-stakeholders political negotiation processes in decentralisation processes.
Her enormous bridging capacity allows her to successfully bring the gender perspective into any multi-disciplinary expert team working on any policy area. She is also an amazing facilitator of mutual learning processes and expert exchanges leading to the elaboration of comprehensive frames of policy analysis for policy action that incorporate the gender perspective as one of its key pillars.
As the founding co-director of INDERA an organization working for gender equality, youth empowerment and women’s rights she experiences on a daily basis how social, family and school dynamics lead to a harming disconnection with our bodies, fostering the normalization of violence in our relationships leading to self harm, abuse and violent behaviour.
In her work Rachel strengthens true connection through body awareness and a self caring approach by building loving relationships with ourselves and with others and raising awareness about what it truly means to live as men and women today.
LOVING HEARTS - HEALTH & WELLBEING
Since 5 years Rachel works in the Health sector promoting wellbeing and healthy lifestyle choices, including nutritional advise. She supports people in their individual change processes through Chakra-puncture, Connective Tissue Therapy and Energetic Massage.