Soli Salgado is a staff writer for Global Sisters Report, covering sisters in Latin America. She joined the NCR team as a Bertelsen intern in 2015. Born in Buenos Aires and raised in Wichita, Kansas, she graduated from the University of Kansas in 2013 with degrees in journalism, English literature and Spanish. Her reporting has received several Catholic Press Awards. Big loves include drawing, stand-up, planning trips, and presidential history.

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Sister-run center trains people in trades, entrepreneurship to improve lives

Dignity for workers is the goal of the Dolores Sopeña Center in Chile. The center trains people in specific trades and teaches them how to turn their skills into a business.

Women call for women's involvement in synod, church power structure

Days before the synod on the Amazon is to convene Oct. 6 in Rome, Catholic women called attention to an omission they say bears insulting implications and stifles the potential of the church.

'Look and find and act': Sisters share complexities of anti-trafficking fight

Women religious brought to the Talitha Kum gathering their strategies, struggles and successes. GSR heard from sisters on the ground, working against human trafficking on six continents.

Talitha Kum ends first assembly, sets new goals to address structural injustices

During their first gathering, delegates from 48 countries shared best practices; they celebrated trafficking survivors they had helped, and the expansion of their network; and they established three new priorities.