Gabrielle Rocha Rios


Gabrielle is a Brazilian-American storyteller, INGOs and international development professional currently living in Washington, DC where she's pursuing a PhD in International Psychology with a concentration in Organizations and Systems.

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Mental Health
    We Need to Talk About Mental Health

    Mental Health Month is celebrated in May here in the United States, but mental health is something we should be…