Marina joined SID-US in August 2023 as a Program Associate. A recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs and Global Health, along with minors in European Studies and French, Marina Navarro brings a dynamic blend of academic rigor and practical experience to the table.

Inspired by her coursework, her commitment to sustainable development has translated into an early career in international development. As an International Affairs Consulting Intern at Cetus Global, she actively contributed to international development projects in West Africa, specifically regarding conflict dynamics. Additionally, their involvement with Health Access Connect, a Ugandan nonprofit, showcased their dedication to creating sustainable healthcare outcomes in developing countries. Excited about private-public partnerships in the field of international development, she believes that no sector can solve the world's toughest challenges alone. 

Fluent in Spanish and French, Marina has immersed themselves in diverse cultures and perspectives. Her studies included a transformative period at Sciences Po Aix, France, which honed their language skills and deepened their international insights.