Founding Editor-in-Chief, Cosmo for Latinas Magazine
Michelle Herrera Mulligan’s Story
Michelle Herrera Mulligan is a writer and editor with 20 years of experience. Her essays and articles have reached more than 1 million people online and in print in the past two years, in publications ranging from The New York Times magazine to Elle.com. She was the founding editor in chief of Cosmo For Latinas magazine, and built a community that consistently reached 2-3 million readers per month online and more than 100,000 on the newsstand. A frequent college speaker and writing coach, she feels especially inspired to work on projects focused creating a vision, owning one’s voice, and building a dream, which she spoke about at a Tedx conference hosted at Barnard College titled “Dream Wild.” An expert in the Latino millennial market, she has spoken at colleges around the country and her books, including the anthologies Border-Line Personalities and Count on Me, have been course-adopted at universities across the country. She also hopes to mentor and lead all underrepresented voices in the mainstream, which she has worked to do everywhere from Guernica magazine to Cosmopolitan.