Laurin Mayeno (mayenoconsulting.com) works with organizations that serve children and families, helping them respond effectively to diversity, with a focus on gender diversity. Her work is inspired by her experiences growing up mixed-race woman and parenting her son who loved dressing up as a princess.
Her new children's book, One of a Kind Like Me/Único Como Yo is a bilingual (Spanish/English) story about a little boy who wants to dress up as a princess.
Laurin is co-founder and Board member of Somos Familia, an intergenerational organization that supports families with LGBTQ children in the Latino community. She is also part of the API Rainbow Parents of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance.