Janel Martinez is a Bronx-based writer whose work focuses on culture and identity. She is the founder of the award-winning site Ain’t I Latina?, an online destination celebrating Afro-Latinas. The site includes lifestyle coverage, career advice, celebrity news, and interviews with today's hottest Latinas.
Her work is included in the 2021 book, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora. She contributes articles to Essence, Adweek, Univision Communications, Oprah Magazine, VICE, and Remezcla.
Martinez is also a public speaker at conferences and events for Bloomberg, Oath, SXSW, and more.
About Serious Eats
Serious Eats, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning food and drink website visited by over 7 million hungry readers every month. Our audience comes to us for rigorously tested recipes, science-driven cooking techniques, robust equipment reviews, and stories that offer cultural and historical context to the foods we love to eat.
Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.