A JSK Knight Fellow at Stanford and director of interactive and animation at Fusion, Mariana Santos is a visual storyteller, who did groundbreaking work as a member of the interactive team at The Guardian in London. A trained animator, she pioneered the newsroom’s use of motion graphics to make data stories more compelling. She and the ICFJ started Chicas Poderosas, a movement to train, inspire and involve more women in technologic newsrooms. She has created teams of artists, developers and journalists to improve visual and interactive storytelling in Latin American media. This network has been enriching story development, execution and digital delivery of news.