Authors

Cata Balzano

A Colombian-Italian journalist with a background in pop culture, fashion, entertainment, and travel, Cata Balzano has written for the Miami Herald, Billboard, Variety, Telemundo, and other top media outlets.

Davíd Guzmán

David Guzmán is a Wall Street veteran and an award-winning technology leader

Edra Soto

Puerto Rican born, Edra Soto is an interdisciplinary artist and codirector of the outdoor project space the Franklin. Soto has been awarded the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship, the Illinois Arts Council Agency Fellowship, the inaugural Foundwork Artist Prize, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, among others.

Fabiana Lacerca-Allen

Fabiana Lacerca-Allen is a leader in developing and implementing global compliance programs within Fortune 100 companies

Gary Acosta

Gary Acosta is the cofounder and CEO of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) as well as the cofounder of L'ATTITUDE

Israel Muñoz

Israel Muñoz is passionate about supporting Latinx entrepreneurs and inclusive economic growth

Javier Saade

Javier Saade is the founder and managing partner of Impact Master Holdings and a venture partner at Fenway Summer Ventures

Jeannette Ferran Astorga

Jeannette Ferran Astorga is the executive vice president of corporate affairs and communications and the chief sustainability officer at Zoetis

Jeff Marquez

Jeff Marquez works with business, government, and nonprofit leaders who want to lead as their better self, build winning teams, and succeed sustainably

Dr. José Morey

The CEO and founder of Ad Astra Media LLC, José Morey, MD is considered the world’s first intergalactic doctor

Kevin Salcido

A published author and seasoned HR leader, Kevin Salcido is currently a vice president and the chief human resources officer at Arizona State University

Lyanne Alfaro

Lyanne Alfaro is an award-winning journalist, producer, and strategist covering what's next in the world of business as well as the intersection of money and culture through her newsletter and podcast, Moneda Moves.

Mario Xavier Carrasco

Mario Xavier Carrasco is the cofounder and principal of ThinkNow, an award-winning cross-cultural research technology company

Marta Newhart

Marta Newhart is an accomplished Fortune 500 executive known for driving marketing, brand, and communications strategies that deliver bottom line results

Norlan Hernández Blandón

Norlan Hernández Blandón is the director of the Jesse Miranda Center for Hispanic Leadership at Vanguard University

Oriana Branon

Oriana Branon is an expert in communications and external engagement for both B2B and B2C companies in highly regulated industries

Patricia Arboleda

Patricia Arboleda is a certified executive and leadership coach and the founder of Arboleda Coaching

Raquel Tamez

Raquel Tamez is the chief inclusion and engagement officer at global consulting firm Charles River Associates

Ruben Navarrette

Ruben Navarrette is a syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group, author of A Darker Shade of Crimson: Odyssey of a Harvard Chicago, and founder/CEO of the Navarrette Sonic Podcast Network: What America Sounds Like.

Vanessa Karel

Vanessa Karel is the founder of Greether, a travel start-up helping women travel safer

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Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu

Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu is a strategic communications leader with more than ten years of experience and more than 125 bylines in outlets such as The New York Times, CNN, Food & Wine, and Vice. She specializes in content creation, crisis communication, brand reputation, and people management and recently completed a high-stakes, high-pressure role as director of digital strategy for Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the City of Chicago.