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Yvette Montoya

Yvette is an L.A. native and a curly girl advocate. She specializes in consulting, experiential marketing, and tech events for diverse communities. She creates socially conscious illustrations for Nylon Español, and was a founding co-host and social media manager for the @BrownGirlsRising podcast. She’s passionate about politics, intersectional women’s issues, pandas, and contributing to the plurality of Latinx narratives in the US.

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