Araceli Alonso holds an R.N., a Bachelor’s degree in History, two Master’s degrees, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology. A specialist in women’s health and human rights, she works to combat human trafficking and to end the sexual exploitation of women and girls. She directs UW-Madison’s UNESCO Chair on Gender, Wellbeing, and Culture of Peace and teaches in the School of Medicine and Public Health and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. Her publications include Health by All Means: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Wellbeing. In 2018, she was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Hilldale Award for Excellence in Teaching.