Lic. María Cristina Azcona ( Argentina)

Lic. María Cristina Azcona
Psicopedagoga-Orientadora familiar
Embajadora de la Paz  para MMP, Círculo de Suiza y Francia, The Love, IFLAC, GHA 
Presidente de  Worldwide peace organization (WWPO )
Directora de IFLAC en Latinoamérica (Paziflac)
Vicepresidente co fundadora  de Global Harmony Association (GHA)

 

TITLES   

Educational Psychologist  by   USAL University of Buenos Aires, 1975

Family counselor by the Navarra University , Navarra, Spain, 1999

Normal National Magister, by Mallinckrodt College, Martinez, Bs. As.

Senior English Teacher, English Cultural Academy, Olivos, Bs. As.

 

 ACTIVITIES

Azcona works  as a freelance  Educational Therapist and family advisor, psychotherapist of children, marriages and families and  forensic expert in, accident victims.

She also works as a freelance  translator  English{Spanish and Spanish-English.

Also she acts voluntarily as president, deputy president, representative, co-founder and committee member at  various NGOs worldwide, with the objective to spread peace thoughts worldwide through art and literature.

Also acts as writer, editor, poet and literary critic, in Spanish and also in English, with wide recognition, diffusion and publication, nationally and internationally.

In 2005 she has been a contributor researcher to UNESCO-EOLSS Encyclopedia on the topics  Education for Peace and Peace Literature and has received numerous awards concerning this topic and around bilingual literature for peace  in both Spanish and English languages respectively  in India, Argentina, Colombia, Spain, USA, among other countries. For example in 1998, she won First Prize in the poetry contest by the Academic Circle of Argentinean Writers and finalist in many contests of poetry by different literary institutions.

First Prize Aszacra Peace poetry  award in 2008 for her contributions and editions to the Taj Mahal Review, biannual magazine, Cyberwit editors, India

She is also recognized as a Honorary member in the area of ​​Education in various university research centers such as the Center for the Study of Dignity and Humiliation .Columbia U., N. Y, University of Oslo,  and University of St Petersburg  among others.

Also worked as editor of the internal bulletin of the Psychology Department of the Government of the City of Milwaukee, USA, with 10,000 monthly copies, for  several years.

In 2000 she started to write bilingually, with a unique intention: to spread her peace ideals, worldwide.

In 2001, she founded the nonprofit organization “Bilingual MCA” to promote bilingual literature for peace, and since then, she edits a philanthropic E-zine dedicated to the publication and promotion of exquisite peace poems by many bilingual poets, worldwide. She has organized several poetry readings by members of this institution, who came to visit her country to recite their poems.

Since 2002, she is Editorial Advisor for “The Taj Mahal Review”, a bimonthly literary journal devoted to arts, literature, poetry and culture, published by Cyberwit.net. India.

During 2003 and 2004, she worked as a Bilingual Reviewer to Editorial El Ateneo and Director of Institutional Relations to the Argentine Center for Development of Writers.

In 2004 she was selected as Director in Argentina for the International Forum for a Literature and a Culture of Peace (IFLAC). She directed several poetry contests since 2004.

In 2005, she has been nominated as an honorary member of the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Columbia University) Global Core Team, and their Education Team. In 2005 also, she was nominated as Universal Peace Ambassador in the framework of the Universal Ambassadors Peace Circle, Switzerland.

In 2005 became cofounder and part of the directorate of the GHA Global Harmony Association-Peace from Harmony, joined to Dr Leo Semashko

Since 2005 Her peace poems and articles can be read at the UNESCO EOLSS Encyclopedia, and at their e book “Peace, Literature and Art.”

In 2007 she obtained the IFLAC MERIT AWARD as best  and most active director of IFLAC worldwide. (The International Forum for a Literature and a Culture of Peace)

In 2008 she was called Symbol of harmonious peace in Argentina (CICLO POETAS DE ROSARIO)

In 2008 she was called Symbol of harmonious peace in St Petersburg, Russia ( GHA-Global Harmony Association)

In 2009 obtained the Azsacra- Cyberwit International poetry prize, India, and also became IFLAC Director in South America  and Vice president at UHE Hispanic american writers union, Peru.

Since 2010 María is THE LOVE FOUNDATION, Florida, US. Coordinator in Argentina

In 2012 she has been re nominated Director for IFLAC South America and has been nominated Co founder and Honorary president for UNILETRAS (Literature for peace) Colombia.

Her work has been constantly published In the US at printed publications like Spirit Magazine, EAP Bulletin, Poesia and Poesia News, Latino Today, Meeting of the Minds Journal and Poetry Magazine.

In India at all issues of Taj Mahal Treview , a biannual 300 pages edition, since 2000 till 2015

Azcona  has 16 books published, original in Spanish or English.  Many others as author and coauthor in the country and abroad

 

HONORARY POSITIONS

Founder & President to Worldwide Peace Organization- WWPO based in  Buenos Aires, Argentina and Chicago, IL- USA

Academician member in education for HD & HS Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies

Columbia University, NY

Cofounder  Advisor to  Poets and Storytellers  of the Mercosur, Rosario, Sta Fe, Argentina

Director in Latin America for IFLAC: International Forum for a literature and a culture of peace .

Cofounder &Vice president – GHA: Global Harmony Association-St Petersburg-Russia

Also symbol of Harmonious Peace and Honored Translator

Peace Ambassador -Circle peace ambassadors of Switzerland and France

President and Co-founder of United Nations Letters of Colombia

Deputy Executive President of UHE Hispano mundial Union of Writers of Peru

Honorary Advisor for the Editorial and Publishing  Non-profit Foundation Cyberwit.net India

Representative in Argentina for “The Love Foundation” Florida, USA

 

WRITINGS

She has written as both author and coauthor about sixteen books: In Spanish there are two poetry collections “Dos Talles Menos de Cerebro” (1999) and “Mundo Postmoderno”  (2000), both books fully illustrated by the author herself. A novel “La Voz del Ángel” (2002) and a self help essay, “Estar de Novios Hoy”, (2003), this one written jointly with her husband, Ernesto Castellano.“El Gran Doctor de la Paz” 2016, Azcona and others,  published by Cook Comm, Chicago USA; “Vivamos en Paz” 2017 by M C Azcona, published by Cook Comm, Chicago USA.

In English:

A peace poetry collection called “Window to Heaven” in January 2005 and “A Guide to finding peace” a 300 pages -essay and bilingual poems book, January 2008 – by Cyberwit,Publishers Allahabad,  “My Beloved Daydreams” poems and poetry renderings, SANBUN, New Delhi, all published in India. “Strategies for Peace”, published by Cook Comm, Chicago USA.  “Peace, Literature and Art.”UNESCO EOLSS

 

Membership to literary organizations in India

  • INTERCONTINENTAL CULTURAL ASSOCIATION
  • WORLD LITERATURE SOCIETY

Bhaskar Roy Barman (Dr.)  was born on February,19, 1950 at Badurtala. Comilla (now in Bangladesh, former East Pakistan). He is an internationally published poet, short-story writer, novelist, translator, critic and book-reviewer.  He did  M. A. in English literature, B. Ed. (Methods in Teaching) and D. Litt in Language and Linguistics. Ph. D. and  D. Litt. and is presently working as a teacher. 
Dr Bhaskar Roy Barman,
PO Box 51, Agartala 799 001,
West Tripura, India

 

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