The Team

Executive Director

María Baron
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María is a journalist with a master’s degree in International Relations from Bologna University, Italy and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the National University of San Martín, Argentina. She won the NDI Democracy Award “civic innovator prize”. She has worked in numerous organizations that promote civil society in Argentina and in organizations abroad that work to reduce corruption and enforce ethical behavior in public officials. A Fulbright-APSA Congressional Fellow, she has published six editions of Directorio Legislativo: Who are our legislators and how they represent us, in addition to numerous other publications about the legislative power in general.

General Coordinator

Noel Alonso Murray
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Noel has a BA in Political Science from the Catholic University of Argentina and a master’s degree in Public Policy from FIAPP, Spain. Over the past seven years, she has worked in numerous NGOs in Argentina and has collaborated with María Baron to publish Directorio Legislativo. Noel has lectured about the function of legislative power in various universities across Argentina and has served as moderator for numerous seminars and workshops.

Consensus Building


Daniela Gomel

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Daniela is a Political Science student at the Univesity of Buenos Aires and she has diplomas on english and italian languages. Besides she has studied at the Università di Bologna in Italy during a semester. Her main insterests rely on planning and monitoring public policies, as well as regional development and federalism.


Legislative Transparency


Agustina De Luca
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Agustina De Luca is currently studying Political Science at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina. Having previously studied at King’s School of English in London, she holds an international certificate in English. De Luca has worked as an intern for Poder Ciudadano in Political Institutions and Government, and developed as a tutor in an online seminar on democracy entitled “Democracy: History, Conflict and Dynamics” organized by the Moisés Lebensohn Institute.


Current Legislative Activity


Lorena Zapata
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Lorena Zapata holds a certificate in Journalism from the Escuela de Periodismo TEA y Deportea, and is currently perusing a Degree in Political Science from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina. Over the past ten years she has worked in the fields of communication and social science with journalists, politicians, legislators, social leaders and the third sector. For years Zapata wrote for the Sunday journal Miradas al Sur, and the magazine Caras y Caretas as well as conducting special research for their historic-institutional publications. She has also worked in journalistic production for AM and FM radio (Radio América, Radio de la Ciudad y Radio Colonia; Aspen y Blue) as well as for the morning televised newscast on Channel 7. Lastly, she has worked with the NGO Fundación Leer on their project “Galería de Autores” which introduces primary students to literature and collaborates with educational websites.

Section AmLat Director

Foto - Lautro Mazzeo

Lautaro Mazzeo

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He graduated from the Journalist Communication Degree (UCA) and he is about to get his degree on Political Science (UCA). He also graduated from DeporTEA and was part of the redaction team of revista La Nación and Diario Clarín. He also worked at Boca Juniors Team in the intitutional communication area. He began following the legislative labour at FOIA, and he was also part of several radio programs and published in different portals.


Javier Romano

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He is studies Political Science at the University of Buenos Aires, he was a volunteer for an year and a half following diverse Latin American Congresses. He also worked in different local radio programs.




Florencia Ricchiuti

She graduated from Political Science degree at the University of Buenos Aires and she is also a a journalist graduated from the Escuela de Periodismo TEA. She has experience working on political surveys. She also works as a production assistan for radio AM El Mundo (Mundo Bulat) and in television América 24 (El Inversor).


LatAm Editor

Dayanni Olivo
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She is a Technologist in Social Communication from the Fundación Universitaria Inpahu and she is also a Journalist graduated from the Universidad Los Libertadores en Colombia.
She wrote for local colombian journalists, and during a year she was an intern in the journalist production for the radio program Sistema Vida Internacional.
Besides she was trained as a Militar Wat Corresponsal, in the Fuerzas Militares de Colombia, and she made a course in Social Control and Public Management in the Veeduría Distrital.
Currently she is doing  Master in Journalism and Means of Communication at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Argentina).


Director of Development

Antonia Silva


Correspondent of Corrientes, Misiones and Entre Ríos

Milva Carlino
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Milva has a degree in Political Science (University John F. Kennedy). She specialized in Local Development and Political Marketing. She was a fellow of the 20120 International Visitors Leadership Program of the U.S. State Department. She served as an independent consultant associate with significant national consultants, especially in areas of policy analysis, public opinion research and electoral campaigns.
She is currently executive director of Quorum, a consultant who serves institutional and political communication.


Franco Marelli

Rocío Estévez

Isabel Rivas Gomez

Santiago Sanabria

Nina Weber

Victoria Molteni

Fernando Hansen

Ignacio Herrera

Matías Pellegrini


Húngara ComunicaciónGeraldine Keczeli[email protected]Advisory CouncilEsteban Galuzzi
Esteban Galuzzi is the General Manager of Intel’s Southern Cone District, which includes the countries of Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay. An industrial engineer, he is a graduate of the Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires (ITBA) and holds a MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Galuzzi has eleven years of experience in the IT industry, nine of which he has spent with Intel. He first worked as Director of Training in the United States, but has worked in Argentina as the Director of Product Marketing for Latin America for the past six years. Before joining the IT industry, Galuzzi worked as engineer for FedEx and an analysis for the Techint Group.

Ernesto Calvo
Ernesto Calvo is an Argentine academic currently residing in the United States where he received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University. A specialist in comparative politics, economic development, and electoral studies, he is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland. Calvo has also taught at the University of Houston in Texas, the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University in Illinois. In addition, Calvo has received various awards for his research related to legislative branches, elections, and voters. His publications include three books on political parties, politics and representation in Argentina, chapters for collaborative publications, and twenty-one articles for journals specializing in legislative topics. Calvo has worked as a consultant and monitor for political reform processes and innovative methodologies for legislative transparency.
Juan Miceli
Juan Miceli has a Degree in International Relations from the Universidad del Salvador in Argentina. He received scholarships from Reuters, CNN, and the University of Jerusalem to continue his studies in journalism. Since 2010 Miceli and Cecilia Larato have hosted the central newscast on public television. Working as a journalist since 1989, Miceli started as the host of the newscast on Cablevisión and Radio América. He has collaborated on the morning paper El Cronista and the evening paper Extra. Miceli has worked as a special correspondent covering elections, presidential campaigns, regional summits, and special events like the death of Lady Di and the repatriation of the remains of Che Guevara in Cuba. In addition he has hosted the program Síntesis and Telenoche Investiga on Channel 13 and been in charge of informational segments and international news coverage on the Channel Todo Noticias (TN). He has also hosted the journalism programs KPZULLA and ADIKTA. From 1998 to 2002, Miceli worked as a Professor of Journalism at the Universidad de Belgrano in Argentina. He has received various awards for his work on television.
Ricardo Forbes
Former President of the Department of Agriculture in Argentina.