Nicaraguan-born María Peña, is an award-winning bilingual journalist who has been covering
politics and issues affecting Hispanics and other minorities for 30 years. Her work has won national recognition from the
National Association of Hispanic Publications, the League of United Latin American Citizens, and El Tiempo Latino, which
included her in the 100 most influential Hispanics in the DC area in 2017. She has interviewed US and Latin American
presidents, celebrities, and many influencers in the Hispanic community.
She currently works for the Telemundo Network´s digital platform, and she's very active in social media, as she seeks to promote a healthy dialogue on pressing issues for minorities and immigrant communities across the US. https://www.linkedin.com/in/maria-pe%C3%B1a-md/, https://www.facebook.com/mxpena, and on Twitter @mariauxpen.