Gabrielle Rocha Rios


Gabrielle is an incoming PhD student in International Psychology with background in Political Science, International Affairs, and Latin American Studies. She is a Brazilian-American who grew up in Recife, Brazil and now lives between New York City and Florida, and is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. She is a writer, photographer, and illustrator with a passion for girls' and women's rights and mental health.

  1. Girls' Globe News
    What Girls’ Globe Means to Me

    Girls’ Globe has truly become a community to me: a community which has supported me and encouraged me in some…

  2. Health
    On the Importance of Mental Health to Women’s Health

    Many symptoms of anxiety and depression throughout my life have been 'blamed' on my sex: my short temper and irritability…

  3. Society
    How Venezuela’s Crisis Has Affected Women’s Lives

    This past July, The New York Times’ front page featured an image of Venezuela’s street protests, showcasing the deep political, economic, and human…

  4. Social Media
    Addressing Cyber Violence and Harassment

    At its core, the internet is another public space where women can experience forms of violence or harassment, similar to catcalling…