Alex Szoenyi

Colombian-American Alex Szoenyi is the Culture + History Editor of HipLatina. She is a writer, poet, and speaker, who has covered history, the Latino experience, and a variety of arts and entertainment/lifestyle topics for over 25 publications, including the San Francisco Examiner, BoldLatinaSF Weekly, and VIVA Lifestyle and Travel. Follow her on social media at @AlexSzoenyi and @LatinoRewind.

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