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Maria Paula Castañeda

About Me: 

Mi nombre es María Paula Castañeda, soy defensora de derechos humanos de las mujeres y feminista. Tengo 29 años y nací en Bogotá, Colombia aunque crecí principalmente en Estados Unidos. Durante los últimos cuatro años y medio he colaborado con organizaciones feministas de derechos humanos en la Ciudad de México, principalmente relacionado con el acceso a la justicia para la mujeres. Tengo una licenciatura en literatura comparada en francés, español e inglés de la Universidad de Trinity y una maestría en Relaciones Internacionales con una especialización en estudios de Paz y Seguridad del Instituto de Relaciones Internacionales de Barcelona. Actualmente estoy trabajando como consultora en temas de género, derechos humanos, y justicia y asesorando organizaciones de la sociedad civil. Soy fundadora de Diario Igualdad, un nuevo medio digital de reflexiones sociales y personales con visión de género. En estos momentos, estoy explorando cómo podemos llevar el discurso feminista a un grupo más amplio de personas.

My name is Maria Paula Castañeda, I am a women`s human rights defender and a feminist. I am 29 years old and was born in Bogotá, Colombia but grew up primarily in the United States. During the past four and a half years I have worked with feminist human rights organizations in Mexico City, mainly on the topics of access to justice for women. I have a degree in comparative literature in French, Spanish and English from Trinity University and an MA in International Relations with a minor in Peace and Security Studies at the Institute of International Relations of Barcelona. I am currently working as a consultant on gender issues, human rights, and justice and advising civil society organizations. I am founder of “Diario Igualdad”, a new digital platform of social and personal reflections with a gender perspective. Right now, I am particularly interested in finding out how to spread feminist messages to a wider group of people.


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