Maria Salazar-Ferro

Program Coordinator, Journalist Assistance and Campaign Against Impunity

Global: Impunity, Journalist Assistance

Salazar-Ferro became a coordinator for CPJ's Journalist Assistance Program and the Campaign Against Impunity in January 2009 after working for four years as research associate for CPJ's Americas program. She is a native of Bogotá, Colombia, and grew up in New York. Fluent in Spanish, English, and French, Salazar-Ferro has a master's in anthropology from Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, and graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in anthropology and comparative literature. She has worked for the United Nations Fund for Population Aid as a researcher in a project on sexual and reproductive health among young refugees in Colombia. She also conducted research on HIV/AIDS prevention in Latin America for the International Planned Parenthood Federation and has worked for Inter-Press Services in New York as an associate reporter.

English, French, and Spanish

New York


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