TNL Contributors

Lilly Garza

Contributors - The Nueva Latina

Lilly Garza is 25 years old and from San Antonio, TX. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from St. Edwards University in Austin, TX. Throughout the way, she has traveled abroad, eaten amazing food, listened to people’s stories, studied and experienced the up’s and downs of life.

Lilly seeks to be a lifelong learner and would like to share those lessons with those in her community along the way. She is in the process of creating her own blog called Grow and Flow. Her passions are in holistic approaches to life. Grow and Flow will focus on topics such as; sustainable living, growing your own food, yoga and meditation, self-love practices and so much more. She hopes you can join her on this journey!

Cassandra Galindo

Contributors - The Nueva Latina

Cassandra Galindo is a full-time student first and a writer second. She is a dog mom of two and a part-time worker at Forest Creek Animal Hospital while pursuing her dream job in Veterinary Medicine. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She is Colombian-American and could not be more proud of where her family comes from. “COMO TE QUIERO COLOMBIA!”

She is nineteen years old and is currently attending Austin Community College as a Veterinary Medicine major. She is hoping to transfer to Texas A&M to finish her degree there, in the near future. When she is not busy with school, she is a full-time daughter/dog mom. She lives at home with her two parents and her two furr daughters, Sydney Bay the Aussie and Salem Gray the rescue. Her Senior year of High School she met the Love of her life, Eduardo. They have been together for two years!! She can’t wait for ya’ll to get to know all about her and her life through her writing.

You can find Cassandra on the internet:

Instagram: missparcerita
Facebook: @missparcerita
Snapchat: missparcerita

Leslie Rangel

Contributors - The Nueva Latina

Leslie Rangel is a first-generation Mexican American. Her full-time job is a TV News Anchor and her side hustle is serving as a yoga educator. She is originally from Dallas, TX, but when she went to college, Austin, TX became a close second. She is engaged to her best friend and they are the proud parents of 2 rescue pugs.

You can find Leslie on the internet:

Instagram: @TheNewsYogi
Facebook: Leslie Rangel

Andrea M. Urueta

Contributors - The Nueva Latina

Andrea is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and is beginning her career as an electrical engineer. Although she enjoys math and science, her true love is helping others. As a college student, Andrea was an active leader in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers where she developed a passion for encouraging the Latino community to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

As a contributor, Andrea would like to share her experiences and challenges of living in a new city, taking on her first full-time job, and learning about herself along the way.

You can find Andrea on the internet:

Instagram: @andreamu17

Mariana Sanabria

Contributors - The Nueva Latina

Mariana is an island-born Puerto Rican with an eclectic upbringing in both the South and the Midwest United States. Mariana and her partner Eric have two incredible MexiRican kids together and are now living in Eric’s hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Professionally, Mariana spends her days all over the city doing what she loves as a multicultural student recruiter for a local university. Getting young people from underrepresented communities hooked on higher education and career exploration is what drives her. Coffee, sarcasm, historical fiction, and margaritas are what keep her sane and feliz.

You can find Mariana on the internet:

Writer’s Bio
Instagram: @mami_needs_coffee
Twitter: @Intrepidida