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Maru Cortazar

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Executive Director, Appleseed Foundation Mexico

Full Biography

Maru Cortazar is the executive director of Appleseed México and has headed its efforts since 2005. She has specialized in projects on topics such as the protection of unaccompanied migrant children, child protection, and promotion of pro bono culture. She also heads the Civil Society + Pro Bono Program (CSPro) of the United States Agency for International Development to strengthen the capacities and sustainability of civil society organizations, and leads Appleseed México's Pro Bono Network.