María Belén Alcaraz Saint Pierre is Argentine and lives in Moreno, in the province of Buenos Aires. She is licensed in Psychology with a focus on Cognitive-Behavioural Psychology. She also is an image consultant and personal shopper. Her training in mental health and fashion, coupled with her experience in sports, has helped form her values that advocate for diversity.
Andrés Aronowicz is a psychologist from Buenos Aires, specializing in Systemic and Cognitive-Behavioural Psychology. He has worked in the film and television industry, and also as an English translator. He has joined the AnyBody team because he considers himself feminist and understands that the goals of this organization also pertain to and affect men.
Cecilia Basualdo is Argentine from Buenos Aires. She has a degree in Human Resources and currently works in communications for a local NGO. She is also a photographer. She firmly believes that diversity and self-acceptance are urgently needed in our society, and for this reason, she is happy to join forces with AnyBody Argentina.
Camila Docampo is Argentine, originally from Rosario and now living in Buenos Aires. For the past nine years she has worked as a singer, actress, and “plus-size” model. Given her experience in the world of art and fashion, she has become involved in activism to promote self-acceptance.
Lucrecia Fernández is Argentine and has a degree in Computer Science. She works as Business Analyst in a multinational company in Rosario, where she lives. When she is not in front of the computer, she is taking photos, her other passion. She is proud to be part of the AnyBody Argentina team and happy to be raising awareness and taking action for women and teenagers.
Sharon Haywood is a University of Toronto graduate and a Canadian freelance writer and editor who has been living in Argentina for several years. From 2009 to 2014, she was co-editor for Adios Barbie, a website that promotes healthy self-image for people of all sizes, cultures, races, abilities and sexual identities; she currently acts as an advisor for the team. Sharon was the Buenos Aires Endangered Species Summit Coordinator in March 2011, and now leads the Endangered Bodies initiative in Argentina, AnyBody Argentina.
Denise Lenoir is an Argentine clothing designer and currently works as a consultant in the development of new materials in knitted fabrics, functioning as a link among the manufacturing, commercial, technical, and creative areas in the industry. With over 20 years experience in the field, Denise is committed to creating fashionable clothes Argentine women can buy with ease, without generating complexes about their own bodies.
Brenda Mato is an Argentine plus-size model, actress, body-positive activist and founder of the modelling agency PLUS Model Argentina. She began her activism with AnyBody Argentina in February of 2015 when she was chosen to be the Argentine spokesperson for Endangered Bodies’ successful international campaign, #FatisNotaFeeling. She lives in Avellaneda in the province of Buenos Aires.
Julia Taleisnik is an Argentine licensed psychologist. She works in the area of volunteer development at an NGO with more than 60 years experience in Argentina, developing content related to diversity and intercultural issues. Her interest in diversity led her to join the AnyBody team. As beauty is a cultural construction, she believes that every body should be represented in the media and fashion industry.
Past Interns and Members
Jesica Formoso (2015-2016)
Jimena Piano (2013-2016)
Vanesa Cuccia (2015)
Zara Benaventos Ceppi (2013-2015)
Ruth Atkinson (2013-2014)
Ashley Baldwin (2010-2013)
María Celeste Cardillo (2012-2013)
Emily Maters (2012-2013)
Liza Orlando (2011-2013)
Cinthia Pacheco (2010-2012)
Noël Salviolo (2010-2011), UCA (Catholic University of Argentina) Intern
Maia Worsnop (2011), UCA (Catholic University of Argentina) Intern