Chantilly Patiño is raising a bicultural / mixed race family in the Midwest. She is the publisher of several websites for multicultural families, including Multicultural Familia, Multicultural Bloggers and Bicultural Mom. Chantilly writes avidly about parenting, relationships, personal identity, social justice, blogging, web design and entrepreneurship. Chantilly is also the Digital Media Director for ELLA Institute. Twitter @ChantillyPatino.
About Chantilly Patiño Media & Design
Chantilly Patiño Media & Design is my graphic design and media consulting company. I also share collective knowledge from my experiences an editor, graphic designer, and new media entrepreneur on the blog, which you can read here.
I also moderate a Facebook group for multicultural bloggers web entrepreneurs on Facebook, which can be found here. Whether you’re an expert or a beginner, everyone is welcomed to join and participate in the group!
Influence & Experience
I previously served as Managing Editor for NEW LATINA and as the official Graphic Designer for Niche Mommy 2012 Conference, a blog conference for multicultural women bloggers which debuted it’s inaugural celebration in August 2012 in New Orleans.
On Facebook, I manage a variety of online groups for multicultural parents and bloggers, including the Multicultural Familia Open Forum, the Multicultural Bloggers Open Forum and the SEO for Bloggers group. I also manage and/or contribute to several other groups for multicultural and Latina bloggers.
Currently, I am a part of the amazing team at the ELLA Leadership Institute, where I contribute as a graphic designer, web developer and digital strategist. Founded by Dr. Angélica Pérez-Litwin, the creator behind NEWLATINA.net, ELLA Leadership Institute also includes a powerful community and network of influential Latina women.
Earlier this year, I was awarded the title of Top Bloguera (Top Latina Blogger) by LATISM (Latinos in Social Media) and the opportunity to attend an one-of-a-kind retreat in Washington D.C., inlcuding an exclusive briefing at the White House on the issues most affecting Latinos.
I have also appeared as a speaker at Hispanicize 2012 Conference for Latino Innovators, where I spoke on a panel about Multicultural Blogging and created a panel specifically addressing Social Cause Blogging, which I also moderated.