Maria Suarez Toro

Joined Jan 2020
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About Me

Seventy one year old, resident in Manzanillo, Talamanca in coast. She has a PhD in Pedagogical Mediation (Applied Holistic Education) of the La Salle University in Costa Rica and a Masters Degree in Eduction from Albany State Education (SUNY) in N.Y. She is a journalist,radio producer, schoold teacher and university professor, a social activist in human rights women’s rights and the environment, a fisherwoman and scuba diver. She is currently an underwater archaeology trainee in NAS curriculum, having completed the first two levels; has coordinated three Field Work programs in the Cahuita National Parks in Costa Rica under the stewardship of the Centro Comunitario de Buceo Embajadores y Embajadoras del Mar, the expertise and scientific conduction of the UEC staff and the permits by the Park authorities. Coordinator and convernor of three Seminars Legados en el Mar Caribe Sur about community underwater archeology in Costa Rica’s Caribbean together with UCR sede Caribe and ASOPESCAHUI.

My Vision

The ocean is our home, yet we are hardly teaching the next generation to care for it, know it and honor it. It holds our untold history.


Tell the stories I publish, honor the women who make history.


Telling other stories by women who are changing the world as we know it.


Empowering GirlsWomen and the EnvironmentWomen in Leadership