Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging and Equity
Thank you for your interest in NYU Buenos Aires’s diversity efforts. NYU Buenos Aires is committed IDBE. To learn more about our unique and site-specific opportunities and resources such as our IDBE Liaison, IDBE Council, Global Equity Fellow, Breathing Room, Religious and Spiritual resources, please continue reading.
Paula Di Marzo
At NYUBA Paula Di Marzo oversees the Student Life area. As such, she is responsible for various aspects of the overall program including Health and Safety, Housing, Extra-Curricular Activities, Immigration, Communications and Volunteering. She also provides guidance to the students on their daily life concerns and helps them to adjust to the local culture.Paula is a native of Argentina, born and raised in Buenos Aires. She holds a degree in Linguistics and Literature from Universidad del Salvador. Following graduation, she worked as an editor and proofreader in different publishing houses. Prior to joining the NYUBA team in March 2015, she worked for over ten years in international education coordinating a US Study Abroad Program in Argentina. Paula really enjoys being in contact with international students and is dedicated to making their experience abroad an excellent one. Besides her professional activities, Paula has a keen interest in Literature, Cinema, Art and yoga.
Global Equity Fellow
Casandra is a sophomore in NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study pursuing a concentration in Institutional Justice: Public Policy and Law, with a minor in Spanish through the College of Arts and Science. After graduating from NYU, she intends to go to law school and engage in public policy relating to criminal law reform. Raised in Detroit in a Puerto Rican household, Casandra appreciates the diversity in cultures, languages, and ethnicities in her community at NYU, and aims to make the space more inclusive for all backgrounds. Throughout her years at NYU, she has worked within various organizations to make NYU a more comfortable place for students of marginalized backgrounds. She has served as the Community Service chair for the Academic Achievement Program, an Admissions Ambassador, and an intern on multiple political campaigns. She looks forward to engaging in important dialogue surrounding issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion while studying at NYU Buenos Aires.
Get Involved with IDBE Programming
NYU Buenos Aires IDBE Council
NYU Buenos Aires’s IDBE Council is a formal action-oriented body comprised of the Site Director, student life representatives, academic representatives, and students. The primary purpose of this committee is to advance diversity and inclusion efforts at NYU Buenos Aires.
NYU Buenos Aires Prayer and Meditation Space
At NYU Buenos Aires, students, staff, and lecturers with varying spiritual and/or personal practices can request a prayer and meditation space.
"Breathing Room" at NYU Buenos Aires
NYU Buenos Aires is where the breathing room concept originated. The first breathing space was created there in fall 2015 by two MSW students. Since then, the “Breathing room” concept has been expanded to numerous global locations. In this space, students have the opportunity to lead a convening on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Diversity-Related Course Offerings
For a full list of courses offered at NYU Buenos Aires please see the course list website.
- Culture, Identity and Politics in Latin America (in Spanish)
- Visual Cultures in Col & 19th Cen Lat
- Cultures & Contexts: Latin
- Music of Latin America (English)
- Queer Cultures and Democracy
- Myths Icons & Invented Trad: A Cultural History of Latin
America (in Spanish)
- Tango and Mass Culture (in Spanish)
- Borges Y Cultura Argentina (in Spanish)
- Art and Politics in the City: New York and Buenos Aires
- Global Media Seminar: Latin America
- Cinema in Latin America: Contemporary Argentine Cinema