She has worked as a journalist for the Longmont Leader, as a news reporter for Univision and as a teacher for English learners in Mexico City and Spain. Silvia has designed and led multiple communications strategy and community engagement projects at local and state levels in Colorado through which she has had the opportunity to engage in partnership and conversation with diverse communities.
Silvia received an M.A. in media, culture and communication from New York University and a B.A. in communications and marketing from Texas A&M International University. She also spent a summer abroad studying cross-cultural dynamics in stressful environments across Israel.
She currently serves on the board of directors for Intercambio Uniting Communities in Boulder, participates as a fellow in the inaugural TRENDS Reporting Fellowship hosted by the Community Foundation Boulder County and KGNU, and is part of Boulder County’s cultural brokers’ network.