Soldanela Rivera López is a communications executive and producer spanning the fields of dance, film, television, music, theater, and education, and has worked with emerging, established, and world-renowned figures. Soldanela produces Notes From A Native Daughter, an audio blog about arts, culture, and society with figures from the Pan-American experience. She self-published “View For Death” in 2018, and is currently Director of Presidential Strategic Initiatives at Hostos Community College of The City University of New York. Soldanela earned a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College with a concentration in dance and an M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University in Arts Administration.