Author Maria Rendo

María Rendo is a graduate student in the International Relations program at New York University, where she studied Global Liberal Studies and Romance Languages as an undergrad. She grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and now lives in Brooklyn. She is currently leading the HeforShe Initiative at NYU and blogging for Girls' Globe, as well as interning at the Permanent Mission of Honduras to the United Nations. Her research area is in the implementation of a gender perspective in development programs and gender equality, with a focus on Latin America.