Mariel Fiori, MBA, is a journalist, translator, educator and entrepreneur. She co-founded and is Managing Editor of the Bard-sponsored La Voz, cultura y noticias hispanas del Valle de Hudson. The award- winning La Voz is the only Spanish language magazine serving the 120,000 Latinos living in the Mid-Hudson Valley. She co-hosts a weekly Spanish language news radio show for WGXC and WHDD. Fiori holds an MBA from NYU and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Latin American and Iberian Studies from Bard College. Before coming to the United States, she lived and worked in Spain, and previously in Buenos Aires, her hometown, where she earned a degree in journalism. Mariel has worked in Argentina, Spain and the US as a researcher, writer, translator, editor and radio and television producer.