Magda Portal (1900-1989) was a Peruvian poet, recognized as part of the literary vanguard not only of her native country, but of Latin America in general. She was also a feminist and political activist.
She was one of the founders of APRA, the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance. She was exiled and even imprisoned for her political beliefs during the regime of Augusto Leguía. She served as the National Secretary of Women’s Affairs, and continued to fight for improved women’s rights in Peru.