Martha Cuba-Cronkleton is a Peruvian writer, editor and translator with degrees in International Relations, Latin American Studies and Latin American Literature. Her eclectic career began in the diplomatic arena while working for the Andean Community of Nations as a foreign affairs specialist. Subsequently, her interests in language drew her to editing and translation, allowing her to work with award-winning Latin American fiction writers and as a consultant with international development organizations. In 2004 she started supporting CIFOR as an editor, translator and events coordinator. Currently she is CIFOR’s Communications Coordinator for Latin America.