Epsy Campbell Barr

Costa Rica |  Former Vice President, Costa Rica

Former Deputy, National Assembly of Costa Rica

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Epsy Campbell Barr was vice president of Costa Rica and previously the foreign minister and a member of the Costa Rican National Assembly.

Campbell has been active in Afro-Caribbean affairs since entering politics. In 1996, she founded the Women’s Forum for Central American Integration, which she coordinated until 2001. Concurrently, she also coordinated the Network of Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Women.

Campbell has published books and articles on democracy and inclusion, political and economic participation of women, people of African descent, sexism, and racism, among other topics. She is an expert in social development issues, political participation of women of African descent, and equality.


Campbell joined the Dialogue as a member in 2003.

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