María provides digital communications support to the Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom. Specifically, she is part of the core team at the European Festival of Journalism and Media Information Literacy. She has experience in disseminating research and managing academic communication. Over a period of two years, she implemented social media campaigns and curated internal and external communications for the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Before joining the European University Institute (EUI), she worked at the Expanded Reason Institute and the Instituto John Henry Newman of the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria in Madrid. María has a background in Journalism and International Relations.