Adriana Mosquera Soto, alias Nani, is a Spanish-Colombian biologist, cartoonist and author. In the middle of the 90s, she created a cartoon called Magola, which deals with the news, economics, and the gender issue, from a feminine point of view. She wrote different books such as Así es Magola in 1996, Sobreviviendo en pareja (« Surviving in couple ») in 2005, Hasta que la realidad nos separe, (« Until reality do us part ») in 2008, Magola 1, Wonderful woman and Magola 2, No comments in 2014.
She has already worked with a lot of newspapers from the Hispanic world: El Tiempo, El Espectador, El Heraldo, La opinión from Colombia, METRO, La Razón, El País, le Diario de Alcalá from Spain, and the daily El Comercio from Ecuador.
She made exhibitions in Cuba, China, Colombia, Spain, Portugal and Mexico. She also has worked with NGOs on the equality gender issue in Spain and Colombia.
Nani won many prizes such as the ‘Profesora honorífica del humor’ from the University of Alcalá de Henares in Spain in 1997, the first prize for the contest about humour and breastfeeding in Spain in 2003, the first mention at the International Graphic Humour Contest in Gondomar in Portugal in 2006, the first prize for the contest “Meeting of women cartoonists” in Cuba in 2006, and the Great Diogenes Taborda Award in Argentina in 2012.