Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario is the Founder and Executive Director of Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE). As a committed human rights activist, artist, educator, and advocate for youth, Marissa launched ARTE in 2013 to help young people amplify their voices and organize for human rights change in their communities through the arts. Marissa holds an M.P.A. from the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, and an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Currently, Marissa serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the City College of New York in the Art Education Department.
Areas of Focus
- Arts, Culture and Entertainment
- Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
- Human Rights and the Rule of Law
- Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution
- Team Building