Macaco Tamerice has been living in the ecovillage of Damanhur, Italy since 1993. For several years she has been working in international relations for Damanhur and is its Coordinator of International Community Relations. In 2008, she became Vice President of GEN-Europe, and in 2010 was elected President, staying in office until 2015. She is now serving on the Advisory Board of GEN- International, and is President of the non-profit Association Damanhur Education that organizes trainings for sustainability. She leads EDEs and organizes and translates workshops for food preservation. Macaco is an international speaker, facilitator and Gaia Education Educator.