Maria Baron

She is a journalist, with a master's degree in International Affairs from the University of Bologna, and is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the National University of San Martin. In addition, she won the NDI Democracy Award for "Civic Innovator". She has worked in civil society organizations in both Argentina and abroad with the aim of reducing unethical practices of legislators and public officials. She is a Fulbright-APSA Congressional Fellow. She has published nine editions of the Legislative Directory: Who our legislators are and how they represent us in the National Congress, as well as other publications related to Legislative Branch in general. She is a founding member of the Latin American Network for Legislative Transparency and a member of the Steering Committee of Open Government Partnership.