Lani Anaya is a Mexican practice-based research expert in peace and development. She does consultancies for local, national, regional and international projects related to youth inclusion in peacebuilding (Youth, Peace and Security Agenda), the 2030 Agenda, and the ecumenical movement. She has implemented YPS-focused research, multi-stakeholder advocacy, and training. Lani collaborates in Mexico as SDG Mentorship Programmes Coordinator and NGO Major Group Organizing Partners at MY World Mexico and co-leads the YPS Latin American network Juventudes por la Paz. She currently works as International Development Adviser at ACT, as co-lead facilitator of the UNAOC Young Peacebuilders edition in the LAC region, and as a graduate research assistant at Bonn University.