Dorotea Agustin Mendoza

Writer, political economist and activist Dorotea Agustin Mendoza immigrated to New York City from the Philippines in 1984. Art and politics form Dorotea’s double helix. She writes, lectures on and organizes around issues faced by women of Philippine ancestry. As National Secretary General of GABRIELA Network, a Philippine-US women’s solidarity mass organization, she co-founded Kataga, a collective of women writers and artists that uses cultural work to advocate for social change. Dorotea lives in Brooklyn and is working on a novel.

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