Gabrielle Rocha Rios


Gabrielle (she/her) is a Brazilian-American PhD student in International Psychology researching ethnic minorities, stigma, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and the workplace. She is also a member of the Youth Advisory Board at the International Association for Premenstrual Disorders, where she also served as a peer support provider and translator.

  1. Health
    Taking Premenstrual Symptoms in Teenagers Seriously

    Teenage girls’ experiences of their menstrual and mental health should be taken seriously - it’s their well-being, health, and lives…

  2. Health
    Girls are Facing a Mental Health Crisis

    While there are many serious global health issues that demand attention, mental health must not be left behind, and this…

  3. Politics
    #MariellePresente: Remembering Marielle Franco

    News of her death sent shockwaves not only across Brazil and Latin America but across the world, as international human…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…