Maria Francisca Gallegos-Anda Naranjo

Transitional Justice Scholar (email)

María Francisca Gallegos-Anda Naranjo graduated top of her class at the Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo (UEES) in Ecuador, where she was conferred the prestigious Dean’s List award for academic excellence. During her university years, she participated in the International Arbitration Team and the National Arbitration Team of the UEES as a member and coach, respectively. She also interned in top law firms in Guayaquil-Ecuador, which formed her administrative and civil law background. From 2012 to 2014, she was Teacher Assistant for the Constitutional Law II: Constitutional Theory course; was the Senior In-House Lawyer for a social housing development project; and a practitioner in the Department of Crimes against People and Constitutional Guarantees at the District Attorney’s Office of Guayas. In 2015, she was hired by the largest telecommunications corporation in Ecuador as the Senior Lawyer as a legal coordinator and strategist for litigious procedures nationwide. Currently, María Francisca is a candidate for LLM in International Legal Studies at NYU, with a particular interest on international economic law and civil rights.