Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani

Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani


Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani is a Latin American feminist and sexual rights activist who has been active nationally in her country of origin, Argentina, regionally, and internationally since the early 90s. She has pursued studies in psychology, gender, and human rights.

Alejandra is also a professional translator who considers translation to be a political tool that contributes to greater access to and equality within social movements. She regularly works in that capacity for feminist organizations, including pro-bono.

Within the feminist and sexual rights movements Alejandra’s organizing work encompasses from starting a pioneer out lesbian feminist group to co-coordinating sexual rights coalitions lobbying at the UN and the OAS. Alejandra worked 5 years for Mama Cash as developing the fund’s unique Women’s Funds program which also gave her expertise in feminist philanthropy. Since 2017 she has worked for AWID, first as Director of Programs and currently as the Co-Creating Feminist Realities/Forum Director. She is also Board Member for Akahatá-Equipo de Sexualidades y Géneros and an Advisor to the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. 

She lives in Montevideo with her spouse Radhika Chandiramani and their two cats. She writes novels, loves history, folk music everywhere, dancing and walking by the river/sea.