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Estefani A. A

Currently a homesick, Brooklyn resident paying a lot for rent.
A Salvadoreña raised in South Central, Los Angeles.

Finding herself in hot train platforms, living the NYC life that movies don’t warn you about.

First generation student, graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University with a dual degree in Film, Media and Social Justice and Journalism & New Media. Currently a graduate student at NYU Steinhardt’s Media, Culture & Communication program.


Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Dear Southside, a newspaper recreating and telling the untold stories of South Los Angeles.

Previously, a Media Mentor at The Clubhouse at Expo Center (City of Los Angeles) mentoring and producing short videos. Destino Desconocidos won the Grand Prize for the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA contest in collaboration with The Getty Foundation. Girls in Media, a program aimed to include more girls in media, both in front and behind the camera won the Luversa Sullivan Award for Support of Girls and Technology.

I sometimes write on the side, you can read it here but I also keep several journals around with messy writing that not even I can read.

I like to tell stories, it’s in my bloodline. Allow me to tell you one ~