Laura Hernández, a journalist and multi-platform producer, is passionate about creative and authentic storytelling. From radio and TV to documentary, branded content, and podcasting, she has gained solid experience working across formats. Originally from Colombia, she’s based in New York City. She is seasoned in the process of creating exciting narratives, scenes, and colorful characters, and really enjoys working with diverse groups of people. For more information. Visit www.laurahernandez.co 

All Stories by Laura Hernández

September 28, 2021

Identity intersectionality and finding power in being her authentic self

If being a woman in STEM sounded difficult already, being an Afro-Latin lesbian in physics seemed almost impossible. She is a rare find, and she knows it. Dr. Jessica Esquivel learned with the years how to feel great in her own skin, championing the importance of diversity, equality, inclusion, and representation in her field.

July 29, 2021

The art of change and adaptability in a post-Covid world

Economic sociologist Mauro Guillén and entrepreneur Joe Davy have something in common: understanding the significance of the word “pivot.” Guillén has analyzed it, and Davy has learned the concept the hard way, like most entrepreneurs last year.

March 24, 2021

Closing the representation gap in STEM communities

Since its inception in 1994, Science Club for Girls has reached thousands of girls with one specific goal: to give them the opportunity to fall in love with science regardless of their race or family income.

February 23, 2021

AI tech provides new set of eyes for visually impaired

Companies like Aira Tech Corp are radically changing the game for people with blindness or low vision in the midst of the pandemic. Jenine Stanley, director of customer communication, explains why generating a more inclusive environment in the industry is crucial for people with disabilities.