2013 Winner: Viviana Hurtado, Ph.D.

The New Americano


An award-winning journalist with a Yale Ph.D., Viviana Hurtado owns her smarts and shares it with others through her website, The Wise Latina Club. She embodies The New Americana with her authenticity, independence, and by turning her fellow Latinas onto politics by using engaging and down-to-earth content that inspires those who come across it. Using blogs, videos, facebook posts and tweets, Viviana has gained the admiration and recognition from many, including Latism 2011 and 2012 Best Political blogger, Blogs by Latinas’ Best 2011 and 2012 News blog, Forbes.com political influencers, and one of Voxxi.com’s most powerful Latinas in social media.