Gabriela Romanutti

National Coordinator of FMS Uruguay.


Gabriela Romanutti is the National Coordinator of FMS Uruguay since 2018.  She holds a degree in social work from Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay (UdelaR, by its acronym in Spanish) and an MA degree in community health from the Nursing School at the same university. She also has a higher degree in gender and public policies from the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Uruguay. Since 2015, she has been a member of the research group on gender, body and sexuality from the School of Humanities and Education Sciences (UdelaR). Currently, she is extending her education and training in systematic methodology management for work with people and organisations. 

Since 2012, she has been responsible for the women’s participation and empowerment area, as a member of the technical team of the Advisory Division for Gender Equality of the Montevideo Township. For more than 20 years, she worked as a teacher at the Support Unit for Comprehensive Teaching from the Apex-Cerro Programme, belonging to the university outreach area at UdelaR. She worked at the Ministry of Public Health in Uruguay, as an assistant director for the Healthy Uruguay- Prevention and Health Promotion Project, as part of the general reform of the country’s health system.  She coordinated the gender area and its a board member of El Abrojo Popular Education Institute. She is a feminist militant with a wide experience in different civil society organisations.