Ana Diaz is the project director of the USAID-funded LINKAGES project in Angola. She is responsible for setting the direction and managing results for the project, which aims to reduce new HIV infections among men who have sex with men, transgender individuals, and female sex workers (FSWs). She is also the manager of a Global Fund grant with the United Nations Development Programme, through which MSH partners with the police and a legal firm to reduce structural barriers affecting FSWs’ access to HIV and STI prevention services, particularly those focused on gender-based violence. Through this effort, the first FSW empowerment group in Angola is being created. She also acts as MSH’s legal representative in Angola for a staff of 64 overseeing three projects.Ms. Diaz started at MSH in 2008 as a program officer in the Massachusetts office. She holds a degree in psychology and sociology and a master’s degree in public health.