Maria Assaf

Intern Stockholm Environment Institute

I'm a Colombian-Canadian bilingual freelance reporter who began my career reporting for Latin American, Filipino and West Indian newspapers in Canada for over four years. I also wrote political and global security articles for the National Post’s world section and interned at CTV News Toronto covering local news.

I have expertise in corporate communications and PR, which I gained working for different organisations including Oxford Brookes University, where I managed the communications of its digital transformation programme and later as senior PR and communications executive at Element Six, De Beers.

I have a bachelor in journalism from Ryerson University, Canada and an MA in Development and Emergency Practice at Oxford Brookes University. My academic research focuses on the freedom of expression of refugees.

You can follow me on Twitter @MariaAssaf.

Maria is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Community Based Adaptation

This theme aims to support and connect people working to empower communities to adapt to climate change and features monthly collaborative learning CBA forums.
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Gender and Social Equality

This theme aims to deepen engagement on issues of gender and social equality in the context of environment and development, foster collaborations and strengthen capacity.
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Climate Services

This theme covers information and research for understanding and using climate data, communicating climate change and providing effective climate services.
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