Author: María Teresa Alzuru

Bio: María Teresa Alzuru was born in Caracas, Venezuela and grew up in the southern United States. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University and is currently pursuing an M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Media and Culture from The New School in New York.


Not Just Childcare – Some Nannies Hired for Language Skills and Cultural Knowledge

Posted on: 03 Sep 2013

A Venezuelan mother in New Jersey says having a bilingual nanny is the best way to teach her children about their roots.

A Dominican Son Strives to Live the “American Dream” for His Family & Himself

Posted on: 30 May 2013

A video portrait of Nelson Andujar, an Ivy League graduate and the son of Dominican immigrants. While his friends move away for work he feels bound to his family and the Bronx.