María Agui Carter is a writer, producer and director. She also serves as chair of NALIP and is a media advocate. María is passionate about using media storytelling to inspire social change and specializes in visually arresting and complex storytelling. Her most recent films are No Job For A Woman, which is about WWII women war reporters (PBS WORLD), and Rebel, a feature film and new media project about a Latina soldier and spy of the American Civil War (PBS, rebeldocumentary.com). She has served as a visiting artist and scholar at Harvard, Tulane and Brandeis Universities. María emigrated to the U.S. from Ecuador, grew up an undocumented “dreamer”, and graduated from Harvard University.