Marianna is an avid lover of the Spanish language who also happens to know Russian because she was born in Kiev. She's extremely passionate about international education, human rights, and gender equality. These days she can be found in New York City translating posts for Global Voices and Rising Voices, obsessively listening to NPR, and learning krav maga.
Latest posts by Marianna Breytman
Can't Find Milk or Other Basics in Venezuela Thanks to a Food Shortage? This App Can Help
Abastéceme pinpoints the locations of items such as milk, flour and bread in Venezuela, where basic goods can be hard to find at times.
Peru: Collective Collaboration to Generate Public Safety Data
The goal of Amasuwa is to use crime data to create maps of unsafe areas in Peru and to alert the public to crime-heavy places.
The VISPERA: Turning a Community of Artisans into Entrepreneurs
Highlighting artists and artisans in Paraguay, this online platform is raising awareness of this community, building a multidimensional network of craft makers, museums, cultural centers, and heritage sites.
Chicas Poderosas In Bogotá: Inspiring Change in the Newsroom
Chicas Poderosas, an organization founded by Mariana Santos to inspire innovation in the newsroom via technology, hosted its third event in Bogotá, Colombia from September 11-13. The three-day meetup culminated in a Hackathon led by Mozilla and featured lectures on content creation, data visualization, and much more.