Maria Carolina Sandretto is an Italian photographer based in New York City. With a background in both non-profit organization and documentary photography, Sandretto uses the photographic medium to create social change. Working primarily with disadvantaged groups in Mexico and Cuba, her work seeks to increase awareness and inspire activism.
Sandretto graduated from the Catholic University of Milan in Political Sciences in 2006. In 2011, she obtained an MA in Management of the No Profit at Bocconi University, and in 2013 she completed the program in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at ICP- International Center for Photography in New York City.