Different faces, the same dream.
PhD. in Medical Anthropology
Chair of Knowledge Transfer.
Adriana Kaplan is an anthropologist, Director of the Wassu-UAB Foundation and the Chair of Knowledge Transfer, Professor of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and principal investigator of the Interdisciplinary Group for the Prevention and Study of Traditional Harmful Practices (IGPS/HTP) of the UAB.
Her research career began in 1987 when she started a new line of research at the UAB, focused on the study of migrations from sub-Saharan Africa to Spain and the anthropological analysis of acculturation and social integration processes in the field of sexual and reproductive health. Gradually, she focuses on the study and prevention of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) from a gender, longitudinal, circular and transnational perspective. She founded the Transnational Observatory for Research Applied to New Strategies for the Prevention of FGM, hosted by the Wassu UAB Foundation, with two bases, in Spain and The Gambia.
Anthropologist Master's Degree in Secondary School Teacher Training.
Master in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention.
Degree in Economics and Business Sciences
Master in Tax Consulting
Interuniversity Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health.