Beatriz Paniego-Béjar, Communications Director

BPB Originally from Spain, Beatriz graduated in journalism from the University of Valencia. It was during her exchange year in San Diego (California) that she discover an identity she had never been identified with before: the Hispanic.

However, it wasn’t until her arrival to Sarasota (Florida) in 2010 when she began to better know and relate the Latino community living in the United States.

She turned the defense of Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. into her cause, first as a reporter for the Tampa Bay newspaper 7DÍAS, afterwards as the editor of Southwest Florida magazine, D’Latinos Magazine, and now as the Director of Communications at UnidosNow.