Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, Marta supports the Grassroots Justice Network member initiatives throughout Latin America.
She has extensive experience in human rights and protection, with a regional focus in Latin America. Marta has lived and worked in Colombia and Guatemala, and has also served as a Latin America researcher for the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) coding political violence and conflict events in Central America.
Marta holds an MA in International Relations – International Humanitarian Action from Rijksuiversiteit Groningen and a BA in Humanities from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She has also completed a professional postgraduate course in Humanitarian Protection (Universidad de Deusto). Marta loves hiking, reading, and cooking.