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Yamilin Rivera

Director of Communications and Digital Organizing
Taller Salud, Inc.

Yamilin is an Afro-Caribbean communicator, producer, neuro marketer, and women and girls’ rights activist, born and raised in Puerto Rico. She holds a B.A. in Art, Entertainment, and Media Management from Ana G. Méndez University, Puerto Rico, and a master’s degree in Neuromarketing from the Universität Autónoma of Barcelona, Spain. With over 20 years of experience as a communicator, marketing, and public relations working for major artists, producers, tv stations, editorials, and non-profit organizations, she deeply understands the unique challenges and opportunities facing non-profit organizations in Puerto Rico. She currently leads the department of communications and digital organizing of the historical feminist organization Taller Salud, focused on reducing health inequities, achieving gender equality, and preventing violence in communities that suffer from more significant social exclusion. Her goal is to use technology and communication strategies to drive positive change in her community and Puerto Rico, where there is health, peace, and economic development for all. Familiar with the region’s cultural, social, and political landscape and possess a strong network of contacts and collaborators within the local community. Above all, she’s committed to the mission of Taller Salud and the people it serves. Yamilin is a strategic, creative, and effective communicator with a deep understanding of how to use her skills to drive positive change in her community.

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