Agostina Dati

Officer, Grants Management

Agostina Dati [she/her/hers] is the Officer, Grants Management at Global Fund for Women.

Agostina is interested in Human Rights, Intersectional Feminism, feminist Grantmaking and Public policies for gender equality. She was the co-creator of FemeMina (2014-2018), an international film festival of short films directed by women (Uruguay). She was also a member of Mujeres Audiovisuales Uruguay (MAU) (2019-2021), a feminist collective of women in the audiovisual industry. In this collective, she worked on the publication ¿Who is telling the stories? which aimed to analyze the reality of the Uruguayan film sector from a gender perspective. It compiles information on the allocation of cinematography funds and women's roles in the production of national films released between 2008 and 2018. With this publication, the collective was able to introduce some affirmative measures in the National Institute of Cinema of Uruguay.

Prior to joining Global Fund for Women, she was responsible for creating and developing the communicational strategy for the Aprender Siempre Programme (Dirección de Educación - Ministerio de educación y Cultura). The Programme promoted non-formal educational practices in deprivation of liberty contexts. She previously worked at the National Direction of Cinema and Audiovisual, more precisely in the project Red de Salas Digitales del Mercosur, which aimed to contribute to the circulation of audiovisual content from the MERCOSUR countries, seeking to strengthen the collective imagination of the region.

Agostina earned a Bachelor's Degree in Communication, specializing in audiovisual, from the Faculty of Information and Communication (FIC- UDELAR) She has a Graduate Diploma in Cultural management from the University of Social Sciences (UDELAR) and a Certificate in Gender and equality policies from FLACSO University. Born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay, Agostina speaks Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese and loves to take long walks at the beach, hang out with family and friends and watch tv shows with women in leading roles.