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Debra Máres

Women Wonder Writers
Founder Executive Director
Debra Máres is a Latina writer, teacher and speaker. Growing up with addiction and violence trauma, she followed her dreams and encourages youth to do the same. An attorney and founder of a successful nonprofit, her TEDx talk has inspired countless lives and her youth empowerment program instills confidence in youth through journaling, cultural arts and restorative justice. She is most proud of her and her nonprofit's work rescuing youth from the school-to-prison pipeline. Learn more at DebraMares.com and WomenWonderWriters.com.