Mariana Chávez Sánchez

Mariana is originally from Mexico and joined Women Win in 2018 as Communications Specialist, after completing an MSc in Gender Studies from the University of Utrecht. Her role includes developing and designing communications materials and tools, as well as programmatic support, especially to our Central American partners.

Mariana graduated from CENTRO in 2015, with a BA in Visual Communication. For her thesis project, Mariana developed a series of physiotherapy guides for hospitalized children sick of cancer, currently implemented in one of Mexico’s largest regional children’s hospital. In 2016, along her sister, she co founded Cactus Power, a company dedicated to the production of Nopal Powder employing women from rural communities.

After practicing ballet for over 10 years, Mariana understands the power that sport can have to empower adolescent girls.