George Ann Potter

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George Ann Potter "is a US trained economic anthropologist who grew up in Bolivia and returned there over a dozen years ago to work with the social movements, especially women peasants in the Chapare and now nationally with the country-wide Co-Federation of Peasant Women “Bartolina Sisa.” She works closely with the Bartolina’s executive director and president. For the last five years George Ann has also led mostly US human rights groups to Bolivia in association with Global Exchange, the Taskforce on the Americas and independent groups for “Northerners” interested to know the true Bolivian reality. Every year George Ann also sponsors interns from around the world (US, Canada, Europe and even India) who likewise want to share their skills while learnng about Bolivian social movements." [1]

U.S. citizen was in a 2001 a COHA Senior Research Fellow and was working in Bolivia with the Andean Information Network. [2]

In 2000, Kumarian Press published her book "Deeper than Debt: Economic Globalisation and the Poor".

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  1. Senior Research Fellows, Council on Hemispheric Affairs, accessed April 13, 2010.
  2. Is the War on Drugs Bringing "Dignity" to Bolivia?, NADIR, accessed September 21, 2008.