Cindy Y. Rodriguez

Cindy Y. Rodriguez (she/her/ella) is a writer, editor and storyteller who has worked in journalism for over 15 years for companies like NBC, HuffPost, CNN, and, presently, as a senior digital producer at WNET/Thirteen, the local PBS station in New York.

She specializes in creating impactful and diverse content for English-dominant Latinos with a focus on identity, culture, and race. Recently, she shared her wealth journey as host/producer on “Hay Dinero”, a five-part docuseries that provides practical financial planning tips for the Latinx community while shedding light on the connection between culture and generational trauma.

She co-founded Morado Lens, an award-nominated feminist podcast discussing sex, culture, and embracing our inner bruja where they interviewed powerful Latinas such as Alexandria Ocasio, Dolores Huerta, and Rosario Dawson. In 2018, she created Reclama, spiritual hiking and journaling which has organized over 65 outdoor events and created a safe space in nature for more than 850 women of color. Cindy was born and raised in New Jersey by her Peruvian parents and identifies as indigenous.