María is a graduate student in the International Relations program at New York University. She grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina and now lives in Brooklyn. Her research area is on the implementation of a gender perspective in development programs and gender equality, with a focus on Latin America.

  1. Gender Based Violence
    Barriers to Education Equality in Latin America

    An estimated 15% of all pregnancies per year in Latin America occur in girls younger than 20 years old, and…

  2. Development
    Happy International Women’s Day!

    This International Women’s Day, while we continue to fight for equal rights all over the world, let’s not forget to…

  3. Girls' Globe News
    Girls’ Globe is…a Place to Speak Up

    Through Girls' Globe, I’ve learned that if we’re always scared of saying the wrong thing, of upsetting others, of creating…

  4. Gender Based Violence
    Remembering Micaela García

    We don’t want to have to keep fighting for justice. We don’t want to be scared when walking alone or…