Naíma Irizel Rodríguez Rivera has a bachelor’s degree in marketing management and a Juris Doctor from the University of Puerto Rico. From 2002 to 2007, she worked as an assistant at Phantom Vox, Corp, a digital platform for independent artists. In 2004 she created a company for the production of music videos and events for local artists. Previously she was assistant to the Director of the Puerto Rico Film Program and manager of the Puerto Rico’s Film Fund.
She has offered courses in Marketing Management, Creative Entrepreneurship, and Entertainment Industry at Sacred Heart University and is part of the educational resources of the Fabricas Culturales program of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture. She is currently executive director of Teatro Breve and Pública Espacio Cultural (Winner of four awards in EnterPRize 2019 of Grupo Guayacán and Participant of Lab F3S Cohort 2 Phase I and II of Titín Foundation).
“Through my participation in NLI I want to connect with others like me who believe that it is possible to achieve social change through supporting the artistic creations and socio-cultural projects of our diverse communities; to create bridges of dialogue and collaboration; and to learn from the experiences and challenges that other Latino leaders are going through.”