Juleyka Lantigua Williams

Lantigua Williams & Co

Juleyka Lantigua Williams founded Lantigua Williams & Co. in 2017, after 18+ years working in media (NPR, The Atlantic, Random House). Its mission is to support and amplify the work of creators of color in digital audio and film. Within months of launching, Lantigua-Williams & Co. was awarded a grant from the MacArthur Foundation to create 70 Million, a podcast to chronicle criminal justice reform from the ground up around the country. She jointly owns and executive produces Latina to Latina, an interview podcast featuring today’s Latina trailblazers. Juleyka’s work as a multimedia journalist reached tens millions of people and appeared in dozens of national and local papers, and in publications like JET, The Progressive and Nieman Reports. Juleyka earned a masters in print journalism from Boston University and an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College. A Fulbright Scholar (Spain) and John Jay/Tow 2016 Criminal Justice Reporting Fellow, Juleyka has made inclusion a central theme in her life’s work while endeavoring to fully understand her own experiences as a hyphenated American.

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