Viviana Hurtado, Ph.D. is considered one of the most influential Latinas in media.
A veteran journalist, audiences will recognize her from ABC News and NPR. She also serves as the host of Hispanic Business Today: American Success Stories, a news magazine show nationally syndicated on NBC.
Viviana is the founding editor of the award-winning website The Wise Latina Club, where she analyzes trends and current events in news and feature pieces. She is an authority on the Latino demographic growth, its impact on politics and business, this group's $1 trillion dollar buying power, the social environment of increasingly diverse workplaces, and women’s empowerment.
Hurtado's insight is frequently sought out by corporate clients, non-profits, political campaigns, and media. She has been quoted in Time Magazine, Rolling Stone and has appeared on several expert roundtables including Univision’s Al Punto con Jorge Ramos and Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor.
A voice of the modern Latina, Viviana is an authoritative yet inspirational keynote speaker on the Hispanic market, women, and new journalism at schools, non-profit organizations, corporations, and the White House.
A San Francisco, California native, Viviana is the proud daughter of Colombian immigrants. She holds a doctorate from Yale University, a master's from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s from the University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Washington, DC.
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