Ana Martina is a Community organizer and facilitator of Mexican origin. She currently resides in Philadelphia, where she has taken root with her little family of radicants. Committed to supporting independent media, she worked as a free open source software instructor and has worked with community radio stations in Mexico and the United States to promote the free use of open software for sound production. She served as the Technical Director of the Prometheus Radio Project in the United States, providing technical assistance to dozen of organizations to obtain FM low-power transmission licenses around the country including WPPM PhillyCAM Radio.
She co-organized the first Spanish Speaker track in the Allied Media Conference, bringing more than a dozen media makers and organizers to Detroit for many years
She is a member of the Radicante Media Collective and a founding worker-owner member of Colmenar Cooperative Consulting. During her 5 years as Membership Director at the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives Ana Martina developed an in-depth understanding of the landscape of workplace democracy across the U.S. She is dedicated to promoting and advising others on best practices for democratic governance and organizational accountability. She currently serves as the USFWC’s Technical Assistance Project Manager. She coordinates the Movimiento para Inmigrantes en Cooperativas, (Immigrant Movement in Cooperatives), a support network for immigrant worker-owners, and co-facilitated the Racial and Economic Justice Council as part of this role.
She is very involved in building networks among international worker cooperative movements through her role on the board of CICOPA Americas, the international body representing cooperatives worldwide.
She is a member of the Philadelphia-based feminist collective Comadre Luna where she develops media that focuses on gender justice, anti-racism, and empowerment for Latinx women.