Maria Agui Carter

Professor at Emerson College

Maria Agui Carter is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, and long-time media diversity advocate. She was born in Ecuador and grew up in New York City.

Formerly an in-house producer for WGBH-TV, she founded Iguana Films in 2000, and writes, produces, and directs both dramatic and documentary works broadcast and screened internationally, in English and in Spanish. Her most recent documentary and trans-media series SciGirls on PBS, for which she served as series production advisor and directed the opening episode, was nominated for a 2019 Emmy award.