Ana P. Santos


Ana P. Santos is an independent journalist who reports on the intersections of gender and sexuality, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and labor migration. She has written extensively about the gendered experiences of the Filipino diaspora in Europe and the Middle East.

Santos was the Pulitzer Center's 2014 Persephone Miel Fellow. Her series Who Takes Care of Nanny's Children? illuminates the emotional anguish of Filipino migrant mothers who leave their children behind to work abroad as nannies and domestic workers.

Santos' work has been published in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Rappler, The Atlantic, Vox, and The Guardian, among others.

Santos has a postgraduate degree in gender (sexuality) from the London School of Economics and political science as a Chevening scholar. She divides her time between Berlin, Germany, and Manila, Philippines.

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