Embracing a New Chapter: Welcome, Gabriela Kane Guardia, Executive Director of Latinitas!

Today Latinitas embarks on a new chapter announcing Gabriela Kane Guardia as the Executive Director of Latinitas! The organization released a letter, written by the Board of Directors, where they go into even more detail, “We are thrilled to share the exciting news that Gabriela Kane Guardia has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Latinitas by our Board of Directors, following an extensive executive search.

Gabriela brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to empowering young women of color in media and STEAM exploration. With an MA in Latin American Studies from UT Austin and a portfolio in Arts and Cultural Management, she has demonstrated leadership in the realm of culturally-relevant STEAM education during her time as Interim Executive Director and Development Director at Latinitas.

She brings years of experience serving on the Advisory Council of the Innovation Collaborative, a national coalition of leaders fostering creativity, innovation, and equity in learning. Her passion for amplifying diverse cultural heritage, exemplified by her role as Deputy Director at Texas Folklife, aligns with our organization’s community-driven initiatives and values of culture, pride, and inclusion.”

To read the full announcement, click here!


  • Camila Dejesus

    Magazine & Media Editor, Camila Dejesus has been writing since she was a child and enjoys all forms from creative writing down to narrative analysis. She graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in Television and Radio Production and works full-time at Latinitas Magazine. In her free time, she loves writing stories, water coloring, or playing songs on her Baritone Ukulele. Now, her greatest passion is finding new topics that will engage and inspire Latinx youth.

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