María Agui Carter is an award-winning filmmaker, scholar, and President of Iguana Films, a film and New Media company focusing on culture, politics, and history. A graduate of Harvard University, and former staff producer for WGBH Boston, Maria was the only woman director featured in Discovery En Espanol’s Hispanic Heritage Month for her dramatic short, Cleats. Over a dozen of her documentaries have broadcast on public television. She has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, Tulane and Brandeis, as well as the recipient of Warren, Rockefeller, and CPB fellowships. Her latest production, No Job for a Woman, on women war journalists, opened at the UN Women's Film Festival. Her new film Rebel, a feature dramatized documentary based on the memoir of a Cuban woman soldier of the American Civil War is slated for PBS. She has been a member of the Writer's Guild of America since 2000.