Ani Henriquez

2022 MCAF Fellow

Executive Director, ProCosta


Ani is a biologist from El Salvador with a master’s degree in Natural Protected Areas and works to promote hawksbill turtle protection and sustainable development of coastal communities. Since 2007, she has been working with local communities to create sustainable alternatives to improve their quality of life, promote environmental education to future generations in rural areas, and build alliances with government and non-government organizations. She actively works in environmental programs that focus on wildlife protection, especially critically endangered species, and habitat conservation. She is the Executive Director of Asociacion ProCosta, the first NGO in El Salvador that works with hawksbill turtle conservation and protection.