Nathalie Iriarte is a bolivian journalist who has a law degree specialized in Human rights’ defense from the University of Zaragoza. Nathalie is freelance, which has allowed her to travel across almost all America investigating on women rights, immigration, indigenous rights and other related subjects. Nathalie has interviewed people like Mario Vargas Llosa, Henrique Capriles, Gay Talese, Plinio Apuleyo, Estela de Carlotto, among others. Her texts and photographs are published in media in Bolivia, Mexico, Spain and the U.S.
She was one of the finalists of the 2015 Gabriel Garcia Marquez Award, honor mention in the 2014 Carmen Goes (Spain), First Mention in the 2014 Cronica boliviana Award and honor mention in the 2015 SIP Award. She was granted a scholarship by the American Program for investigative journalism in 2014 and was recently invited to be part of CONNECTAS, the major journalism platform in America. Nathalie is currently living in Bolivia and she is teaching a Journalism Masters in the University Evangelica Boliviana.
Among others, she is finishing directing her first documentary, The Queen of the Ovens: based on the life of a quechua indigenous woman from Bolivia who was incarcerated several years in Argentina without access to a translator and without being able to understand the charges held against her. You can follow the progress of her documentary on Facebook @LaReinadeLosHornos.