- Founder and editor-in-chief for Ain't I Latina?, a website focused on Afro-Latinas.
- Martinez's work is included in the 2021 book, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed.
- She has written for numerous national publications and is a frequent public speaker on culture and identity, technology, and social media.
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.
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