Amanda Alcantara is writer and journalist. She is co-founder of La Galería Magazine and author of the blog Radical Latina. Her storytelling is centered around themes of Caribbean womanhood, from a socio-cultural and political perspective. In May of 2017, Amanda obtained her Master’s from NYU. Her thesis focused on telling the story of women from the border of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. She has a BA from Rutgers University. A map of the world turned upside down hangs on her wall.
Amanda's work has appeared on Telesur English, The Huffington Post, Remezcla, and El Diario. She was named one of 9 powerful blogs by latinas to follow on The Huffington Post, one of 15 Latinx Changemakers on Latina, and one of 15 activists and artists repping for Afro-Latinidad on Remezcla. For more press highlights, click here.