María del Carmen Tene

Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1995


This profile was prepared when María del Carmen Tene was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Carmen Tene, a Quechua from the Ecuadorian Andes, enables indigenous women to use their voices and seek their own representation in society through information centers that search out their collective knowledge and oral traditions.
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