Dulcinea Lezcano

Dulcinea is University professor of Biology, and works as a teacher in the secondary and university spheres in the Chair of Learning Biology of the Faculty of Humanities-National Northeast University (UNNE). In addition, she is an advanced student of a Degree in Biological Sciences from the Faculty of Exact Sciences (Fa. C.E.N.A) – UNNE; a student of British English, and has a B2 level in the Portuguese language. During her academic training, she was the beneficiary of an undergraduate research grant from the General Secretariat for Science and Technology -UNNE (2017-2018).

In 2019, she joined the socio-environmental NGO Defensores del Pastizal, concerned about the advance of the industrial forestry model on the native environments of Corrientes, with grasslands being the most affected. Since then, she has focused on her training in environmental education, attending various courses, workshops, and talks on this subject.

Together with defenders of the grassland, she has carried out different actions to raise awareness and visibility of the problem with a scientific basis, including scenarios such as fairs in cultural centers, reading rounds, environmental education workshops, talks in schools, and in different socio-environmental meetings.

In 2019, she collected stories from some residents of the Paraje Montaña in San Miguel, Corrientes, and produced audiovisual shorts.

She considers herself a woman with academic training focused on the study of nature, a believer that the change towards a more just society is possible in connection with the territory.


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