Abigail Martinez Renteria

PhD Researcher

Abigail (Abi) Martinez Renteria is currently pursuing her PhD in Education at the University of East Anglia under the esteemed UEA UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation. With a primary focus on the intricacies of activism for sustainable development in Latin America, specifically in Mexico and Colombia, Abi employs an activist ethnography approach to gain comprehensive insights into the learning processes and literacies of these dynamic movements.

As a PhD Scholar affiliated with the UEA UNESCO Chair, Abi actively contributes to advancing the field of adult literacy and learning for social transformation. Her commitment extends beyond academia, as she is an engaged member of various digital action networks, advocating fervently for climate change awareness and sustainable development.

Abi’s academic journey includes an International Masters in Adult Education for Social Change (IMAESC) from the University of Glasgow, University of Malta, Tallinn University, and Open University of Cyprus. Her foundational education comprises a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez.