Lea Diaz is a poet, artist and an academic. She has already published two books of poetry. Many of her poems have been collected in literary journals. She has also been a Scholar in prestigious Universities and Centers within Europe and the USA -EUI (Florence), ULB (Brussels), CRIE (Siena), MAX PLANCK (Heidelberg), LOYOLA U.(US), BERKELEY U.(US), NYU, COLUMBIA U. (US), etc. Lea has obtained her Accreditation and is currently involved in the study of alternative forms of democracy, activist democracy, campaigning.