Maria Herminia Graterol

Maria Herminia Graterol is an expert in international women’s human rights law, as well as gender and development. In recent years she has been focusing on women's economic and social rights, with a special interest in the right to education for women and girls around the world. She regularly provides training, research and program evaluation support for women’s rights and human rights organizations. She is the Executive Director and co-founder of HOLA NYC, a Spanish Immersion Program that integrates a progressive, creative curriculum with the pedagogical foundations of the Montessori philosophy. HOLA NYC is a not for profit organization that offers opportunities to migrant latinas to work in a pre-school setting in their native language.

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