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JESSICA SOLT Jessica blogs, writes, and laughs in English and Spanish. She lives in New York City with her husband and a nameless lucky bamboo. She has completed a BA in Communications and a MA in Advertising.

BRIAN WANIEWSKI Brian is Managing Director of Institute of Play, a design studio focused on creating experiences that make learning irresistible. He is co-founder of the future forecasting firm, Popular Operations. He was trained as a poet and has worked as a management consultant, a professor of English literature, a cook and a gardener. Brian is currently on a crash course in Latin culture thanks to his Brazilian-Peruvian wife and baby daughter and divides his time between New York City and Rio de Janeiro.

JAMES WILLIMETZ James was born in Tennessee and grew up in PerĂş. He has been teaching English as a second language at Hunter College for over 25 years and is a big fan of Peruvian pisco. He imported his wife from Peru and has a teenage daughter. James maintains a website for students and a blog on pisco.

SO YEON So Yeon, aka Soy or Suki, is an illustrator and a printmaker. She was born in Seoul, moved to Vancouver, and currently resides in Baltimore, after graduating from Maryland Institute College of Art.

CHRIS YONG-GARCĂ?A Chris is a designer and a producer from Lima, Peru. As a designer, he has overseen campaigns from HBO, Miramax Films, Spike TV, IFC Films, the Weinstein Company and others. He has his own New York City-based design studio, called Eyestorm Design, which works with a variety of companies and cultural institutions. He created LatinLover magazine in 2011 to bring together Latinos and nonLatinos around a love of Latin culture.

LAUREN ZALESKI Lauren had broad professional experience in the luxury lifestyle and entertainment industries. She was a New Yorker, born and raised, and counted the city as her most important teacher. She was fascinated by people and their stories, and was a graduate of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts. Lauren passed away in July of this year.

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