Mayra Ramales is media creator and analyst from Queens, NY and currently residing in Austin, TX. She studied science communications at LaGuardia Community College and New York University, and holds a dual Masters of Arts in Latin American Studies and Radio-Television-Film from The University of Texas at Austin. She has been an active concert photographer in the New York City and Austin music scenes for the past decade. She joined Latinitas as Magazine Editor in summer 2022. Her goal is to connect media creation to political issues in order to build awareness and cultivate curiosity, courageousness, and autonomy in up-and-coming young women writers.