Andrea Lizama Pinto was born in Santiago de Chile. She is a Social Worker, with a degree in Human Rights, Sexual Diversity and Public Policy. Since she was a student, she was a participant in non-profit organizations that seek to promote equal rights for people of sexual diversity. She formed her own organization called Camión Rosa, a lesbian collective that promoted the visibility of lesbians in Chile and that worked together with state agencies to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation. She currently resides in California and is part of the Regional Network of Promotoras in SBC.