Disrupting Stereotypes with AintILatina.com


In partnership with Internet Week NY, Ain’t I Latina? hosted “Disrupting Stereotypes: Image of Latinas in Digital Media” on Friday, May 23 at Alley NYC. Panelists included  writer and founder of The Essence of Me Tamika Burgess; Online Editor at Cosmo for Latinas Ariel Nagi and myself.  The conversation was moderated by AIL founder and editor-in-chief Janel Martinez. It was my first time sitting on a panel and I couldn't have been more excited to share my thoughts on race and media with a group of thought leaders. We discussed how Latinas are portrayed in media and how the digital world has provided a more diverse view of the modern Latina and ways to shatter existing stereotypes.See Aint I Latina's recap on Storify below where you can see the how the conversation shaped up and see the pictures that our very own SeeSantana captures here. Better late than never.

BLOGGhislaine Leon