Vanessa Bell is the writer at De Su Mama, a parenting website documenting the legacy of multiracial motherhood. Through the examination of food traditions, multicultural identity and a lifestyle that embraces a purposed legacy, Vanessa has created a community of like-minded. De Su Mama has been recognized with awards by Latina Magazine, Babble, mom.me among others. Vanessa also writes for notable online publications, ehow.com and latinamom.me. She now lives in Los Angeles with her family.
Silvia is founder and publisher of MamaLatinaTips.com, a Spanish-English blog that provides moms with information on topics of interest including food, parenting, beauty, fashion, entertainment, health, and more. She is also a partner of DisneylandiaAlDía.com, a Spanish blog about the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. Silvia has worked with a variety of major brands and was named a Top Bloguera by LATISM in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and a Top 10 Parenting Blogger by Latina magazine in 2013.
Monique Frausto is a full-time blogger and freelance writer living in Los Angeles. In 2008, she created Blogs by Latinas, a blog directory specifically for Latina bloggers. She is also the founder of Curves and Chaos, a plus-size fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog. She has been featured in Latina Magazine, Hispanic Business Magazine, Fox News Latino, and various web sites.
MONIQUE FRAUSTO is a full-time blogger and freelance writer living in Los Angeles. In 2008, she created Blogs by Latinas, a blog directory specifically for Latina bloggers. She is also the founder of Curves and Chaos, a plus-size fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog. She has been featured in Latina Magazine, Hispanic Business Magazine, Fox News Latino, and various web sites.
Eva Smith of Tech Food Life: ¨I participate in several blogging communities and find that the support of other members is invaluable. Having other people in similar situations to share their experiences and tips can help other community members.¨
Ericka Sánchez is a professional recipe developer, tester, food stylist and creator of the bilingual blog Nibbles and Feasts. Ericka has styled food photography for Nestlé, Hunt’s, Maseca, and Cacique, among others, and has assisted the White on Rice couple, Todd Porter and Diane Cu, on various commercial food shoots. Ericka is a contributing writer for Que Rica Vida, Momtastic and latinamom.me and has been featured in Latina magazine, Woman’s Day, Cosmo for Latinas and Shape magazine.
MERCEDES SÁNCHEZ is a style and beauty expert, spokesperson, and the founder of BeChicMag.com — a lifestyle blog covering fashion, beauty, and travel. She shares her expertise on local and national shows such as BET’s 106 & Park, Despierta America, Un Nuevo Dia, and on networks like NPR, NBC, CBS, Telemundo, and Univision. Mercedes is a native New Yorker living in Manhattan with a background in print, broadcast journalism, and public relations.
After graduating from the School of Visual Arts and pursuing graduate work in Modern Art at Columbia University, Rachel worked in the museum field for close to 17 yrs as a lecturer/education programs curator. The Guggenheim and The Met are just a few of the arts institutions Rachel worked for before moving west and collaborating with the Norton Simon and LACMA. Utilizing her background in audience development and engagement, Rachel is now the Director of Social Media for Latina Bloggers…
ANGIE RAMIREZ is a 27-year-old stay-at-home Latina mom blogger living in sunny Southern California with the love of her life, Victor, and their 4-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son. Angie’s blog Little Inspiration was created as a personal and craft blog. It’s meant to capture motherhood and to be a place to share her ideas, all inspired by her baby girl — her “little inspiration.” Angie creates content about easy DIY crafts, adventures of motherhood and anything in between.
Melissa Flores is the creator of the beauty & lifestyle website SuperGlamNews.com. The blog started as a place where she could share product reviews and discuss new trends and news within the beauty industry. Today the website still features the same content including fashion, event coverage and celebrity interviews. Melissa also started a YouTube channel as an additional way to connect with readers and now viewers.
CYNTHIA SÁNCHEZ is the CEO and founder of Oh So Pinteresting. She and her team work with businesses to create and implement Pinterest and social media solutions. Her clients range from small businesses to a Fortune 100 corporation. She is an international speaker, writer and podcaster. She has been featured by Social Media Examiner, the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur as a leading Pinterest expert.
LAURA ELGUETA SÁNCHEZ is trying to help Hispanics “Latinize” the digital world. She focuses on Latino entrepreneurs and small business owners, their journeys and how they’ve used social media to further their businesses. Laura was a speaker at Podcast Florida Event and has been featured in Huffington Post, Entrepreneur.com & South Florida Business Journal. She’s also Co-organizer of the South Florida Podcast Meet up and Co-Founder of #SoyPodcaster.
KIMBERLY AVALOS is a 24-year-old Latina fashion lover, plus size blogger, and stylist who was born and raised in the beautiful San Fernando Valley. Growing up, she always felt comfort in fashion and to this day enjoys showing off her style through blogging, while showing other plus size babes that they can still dress up without breaking the bank, be confident, and have positive body image. Kimberly’s excited that plus size is taking over fashion, and she is now part of a fun movement!
CLAUDIA GARAY is very versatile when it comes to wardrobes–you can say her style is unique, ambitious, and full of confidence, as she enjoys taking risks. “Style just can’t be bought. Instead of shelling out entire paychecks on a pair of jeans, invest the time into your creative mind. Be your own fashionista! Be you! And save! That’s what this blog is about. Look lavishly on an affordable budget,” says Claudia in her blog.
LAURA FUENTES is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. She’s the founder of MOMables.com, where she helps parents add variety to their kids’ school lunches and meals. Laura has competed on Food Network, worked with dozens of brands on campaigns, and has grown her social media reach organically. Her newest projects include growing her YouTube channel and podcasts. Fully bilingual and filled with the Latin charm, Laura exemplifies the “American dream.”
KATHERINE LAUREN - Inspired by Coco Chanel’s quote “Life is a fashion show and the world is your runway”, Katherine created a Life & Style blog that empowers the fierce super models in all of us. On the Kattwalk is a blogazine that aims to to build others up, especially women, through fashion, beauty and realistic health tips. Within each post are fun videos that set the tone, encourage conversations and bring the post to life.