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Melanie Mendez-Gonzales

2015 Speaker

MELANIE MENDEZ-GONZALES is an online media entrepreneur and the creator of ¿Qué Means What? – a leading Latina lifestyle blog. ¿Qué Means What? began as a platform for Mendez-Gonzales to share about the rediscovery of her Mexican-American heritage. Today, it has grown into an online community for news in entertainment, resources for STEM education and candid stories about family life in her beloved state of Tejas. Mendez-Gonzales has partnered with national brands, organizations and media networks to bring ideas and stories to life as a digital influencer. She was named a 2014 American Latino Expedition Influencer by National Park Foundation; a Top Bloguera by Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) in 2014 and 2013 and an SA2020 ambassador for San Antonio. She is the co-founder of the online community Texas Latino Bloggers. She also serves on the TEDxSanAntonio Women organizing committee and is a member of San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists. @mendezgonzales @quemeanswhat