Johanna Ortega Ghiringhelli is currently Gender Secretary of País Solidario Party (PPS-Paraguay) and President of IUSY. She studied Political Science at the Catholic University “Nuestra Señora de la Asunción”. Since her youth, she dedicated herself to student activism in FENAES (National Federation of Secondary Students) and then in the youth sector, in the JPS (Youth Solidarity Country), organisation that she presided over two periods, until the year 2017. She was elected world vice president of IUSY (International Union of Socialist Youth) in 2012 and re-elected in 2014. Until 2016, she also served as the Coordinator of the American Committee of that organisation.