Dr. Lorena Olvera
Doctor of Sexuality
Dr. Lorena Olvera Moreno is a Mexican sexologist and Fulbright awardee with more than 12 years of experience as an educator in the fields of sex education, reproductive justice, and reproductive health. Dr. Lorena was featured in Women of the Future by NewsWeek magazine. She has worked as an educator at the university and community organizations teaching courses in human sexuality and reproductive justice and developing sexuality curricula in both the United States and Mexico. She currently serves as a Cultural Advisor for Latin America at UnHushed, an organization dedicated to the creation of sexuality education curriculum and courses for all ages.
Dr. Olvera has extensive experience in organizing and planning sexuality conferences, as well as facilitating workshops at international and national conferences. She received the Schiller Prize for her presentation entitled "Cross-cultural Code-switching in Sexuality" at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) Conference in 2016. She currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the American Journal of Sexuality Education.
Dr. Olvera has worked as a presenter on several radio and television programs about sexuality and currently has an educational Facebook page, Sexprésate, in Spanish where she writes about sexuality, gender equality, LGBTQ issues, and relationships.
Lastly, Dr. Lorena Olvera has a degree in psychology and a specialty in psychosexual therapy from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Puebla, Mexico); as well as a master's degree in education and a doctorate in human sexuality studies from Widener University (Pennsylvania, United States), where she received the William Stayton Prize for leadership applied to human sexuality (2018).