MEET THE DEPUTY MANITOBA ADVOCATES

The Manitoba Advocate has two Deputy Advocates who support the Advocate’s work.

Maria Godoy MSc (Acting)

Maria Godoy is Acting Deputy Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth. She was born and raised in Argentina and moved to Canada when she was 14 years old. She began her role at MACY as a Researcher. She has published numerous reports on human rights issues affecting children and youth in Manitoba including, youth homelessness, solitary confinement in custody, infant mortality, and more. Maria has a Masters in Science in Social Policy and Intervention from the University of Oxford. 

Her main interests are her family and dog, cycling, and coffee. Maria is a passionate advocate for children’s rights. 

DENISE WADSWORTH MSW, RSW (Acting)

Responsible for Advocacy Services

(bio coming soon)