The Latina Performing Artist Connection: Speaking to Inspire

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Award-winning performance poet, playwright, national teaching artist, producer, columnist, and inspirational speaker, Magdalena Gomez, joins the group of celebrated, successful Hispanic keynote speakers at Latino Speakers Bureau and takes the stage to address audiences with an inspirational, empowering culture-rich voice.

Award-winning performance poet, playwright, art educator, columnist, and inspirational speaker, Magdalena Gomez, has joined celebrated, successful Hispanic keynote speakers at Latino Speakers Bureau. “We are proud to have such a talented Hispanic artist join our team of motivational speakers as clients increasingly seek Latino keynote-performance presentations to make their message memorable,” said bureau founder, Leonor McCall-Rodriguez. See

Magdalena Gomez continues to take the stage across the country and the world to address audiences with an inspirational, empowering culture-rich voice. As the co-founder and artistic director of Teatro Vida,(the other TV), the first and only Latino theater in Springfield, MA, she is skilled in using humorous, vivacious, and original keynotes and workshops to motivate and engage listeners as well as support discussions of history, social change, diversity, relationships, and the celebration of culture and womanhood. As a teaching artist and education advocate, she trains educators on the use of the arts to motivate students, elicit deeper response, and build trust in classrooms

Gomez was the recipient of the 2010-2011 American Master Artist Award, awarded by National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpieces Presenters, Pregones Theater, New York City. For over 30 years, Gomez has appeared before a broad spectrum of participants at venues including prisons and other correctional facilities, theaters, libraries, concert halls, universities, elementary through high schools, radio, television, non-profits, corporations, CBO's, monasteries, and public spaces. Additionally, Gomez offers creativity workshops for personal growth and a 2-day writing and performance intensive for girls and women: Writing from the Belly, her successful series developed in collaboration with the Women of Color Leadership Network at the University of Mass, Amherst.

“Magdalena joins a community of great Latino individuals who this country needs to know and hear because their message promotes cultural understanding, academic achievement, leadership, and advocacy,” says McCall-Rodriguez.
By offering background information on top Hispanic speakers offering professional keynotes, programs, seminars, and performance-educational events, Latino Speakers Bureau highlights remarkable individuals exemplifying the contribution of Latinos to United States culture. With unique personal journeys to success and the desire to share their vision and expertise, speakers including best-selling Hispanic author Joachim de Posada; four time-Olympian, Ruben Gonzalez; education advocate Jimmy Cabrera, Grammy-nominated artist Freddie Ravel; Pulitzer Prize winner José Galvez; and award-winning educator-storyteller, David Gonzalez appear at This online resource allows national and international clients, agencies, event and meeting planners to view and select from best professional speakers in their fields.


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