WISE Learners' Voice

Ms María Constanza Cardinali

Position: Executive Director, Social Inclusion Foundation
Country: Argentina
María Constanza Cardinali was born in Argentina, where she currently lives. She studied at the Catholic University of Cordoba, Argentina, and holds a degree in international relations. A passionate education advocate, María works for youth empowerment education and global equality. She started volunteering project development for the Social Inclusion Foundation. She coordinated several social programs in public schools and developed projects to raise awareness about the importance of education and advocacy. Since 2015 she has served as the Executive Director of the Social Inclusion Foundation. María and her team work in various provinces of Argentina to promote social inclusion of young people through education. She travelled to Spain as a participant in a multicultural project supported by the European Union called "KA2gether: Reducing Distances through Youth Empowerment." During the project, María worked with organizations from Argentina, Italy, Peru and Spain. She was selected by the Fulbright Program of the United States government to attend a seminar for young leaders at the University of Massachusetts.  She aspires to earn a master's in development studies, and to work in an international organization with impactful social projects.