Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many of them—Afrolatino, indigenous, Muslim, queer and undocumented, living in large cities and small towns—are voices who have been chronically overlooked in how the diverse population of almost sixty million Latinos in the U.S. has been represented. No longer.
Paola Ramos is a host and correspondent for VICE and VICE News, as well as a contributor to Telemundo News and MSNBC. Ramos was the deputy director of Hispanic media for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and a political appointee during the Barack Obama administration, and she also served in President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. She’s a former fellow at Emerson Collective. Ramos received her MA in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and her BA from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn.
Paola Ramos es la presentadora de “Latin-X” en VICE, y contribuyente semanal a Telemundo News, en donde moviliza a la comunidad latinx proporcionándoles un espacio para contar sus historias. Paola ha pasado la mayor parte de su carrera en la política demócrata y los espacios de activismo social. Fue directora adjunta de medios hispánicos para Hillary Clinton, así como funcionaria política en la Casa Blanca durante la presidencia de Obama. Ramos es mexicana, cubana, española y americana. Recibió su Maestría en Política Publica del Harvard Kennedy School, y su licenciatura de Barnard College, Columbia University. Ha escrito para Teen Vogue, NowThis, CNN, PopSugar, RIse Up, VICE Impact y Remezcla.
Ramos will be in conversation with Jennifer Palmieri, author of She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man’s World and one of the most accomplished communications advisors in politics today. Author of the number 1 New York Times bestseller Dear Madam President, Jennifer was White House Communications Director for President Obama and head of Communications for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. She is also a guest host of Showtime’s The Circus and a contributing editor to Vanity Fair
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