Sylvia Mendoza of Mendoza Communications has been a freelance writer for various types of publications for 25 years. She can write for your publication — international, national, regional, local, trade and in-house — and offer expert research, coverage and writing of your assignment.
HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION Ken Gonzalez-Day: Scholar Documents California Lynchings From 1850-1935
Art Professor Ken Gonzalez Day photographed a series of “Hang Trees” found throughout California—and discovered grisly truths about the lynchings of Mexicans and other minorities throughout the state’s history that eventually led to writing a new perspective of California history.
BAJA TRAVELER Luz Maria Torres: Vacation Visionary
Co-owner of the Villa Group Resorts, Torres aims to make vacations magical for all who visit her resorts throughout Mexico.
DÉCOR & STYLE Creating the Look
Surrounded by beauty and creativity, Robert Yates has made his mark in the beauty industry for years—from marketing campaigns to make up artistry—and the magic touch extends to every facet of his own life.
HISPANIC MAGAZINE Luis Valdez: A Trailblazer
Storyteller Luis Valdez started his Teatro Campesino from the back of a flatbed truck, giving a voice to thousands and blazing trails for a new generation of Latinos in the arts.
SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE Encouraging Canine Can-Do: Water-rescue Dogs Focus of Woman’s Training Efforts
When the small plane went down in the waters off Carlsbad, California, Niki Burgan’s family was killed. She was convinced search and rescue dogs could have recovered her stepfather’s body. Her mission became to start a "lifeguard dog" program based on search and rescue procedures.
Sylvia Mendoza shares stories about writers, writing, and the power of the written word. She discusses writing as a career, shares personal techniques to ignite imagination, talent, and story-telling skills.
Sylvia celebrates women who make a difference, women wishing to reinvent themselves, women who take a risk, women who have survived great adversity and women who inspire our future generation of girls and boys.