Gabrielle Rocha Rios


Gabrielle grew up in Recife, Brazil and currently lives in New York City. She's a certified Mental Health First Aider and an incoming PhD student in International Psychology with a background in Political Science, International Relations, and Latin American Studies, focusing on gender-based and sexual violence, migration, and mental health.

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Menstruation
    Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Seriously

    The symptoms of PMDD are similar to those of PMS, but much more severe, and also include loss of interest…

  4. Arts
    The Wonders of Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman embodies the truth that women have the power to make a positive impact - whether that's saving the…