Isabella Rolz

Isabella Rolz is a freelance bilingual journalist who covers Central America, poverty, immigration, and other social issues. Her work has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Positive News, Univision, and other media outlets. She graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and is a Maria Moors Scholarship recipient.  


Empowering Latinos in Boston’s Tech Landscape

How one Brazilian immigrant is inspiring Latino people toward STEM careers


Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Guatemala

How community involvement is bringing new life to Laguna Brava


Guatemala’s Forgotten Voices

Children who were fraudulently adopted share their stories


When Love Becomes Violence

Countries in Central America should build resilient institutions capable of implementing programs that support women


The Fraught Path from Latin America to the American Dream

The brother of two San Antonio truck tragedy survivors reflects on trauma and hope


When Farmers Can't Put Food on the Table

How the war in Ukraine and climate change are affecting poor farmers in Guatemala


Growing Beyond Cultural Barriers in Guatemala

How a young Maya woman is helping other women in her community blossom, one garden at a time