Soldanela Rivera López

Soldanela Rivera López

Soldanela Rivera López
Director of Presidential and Strategic Initiatives

Biography

Since 2009 Soldanela has served Hostos in various capacities—Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking, Director of Communications and College Relations,  50th Anniversary Project Manager, and presently serves as Director of Presidential Strategic Initiatives. Prior to Hostos, Soldanela spent over 10 years as a communications executive and producer spanning the fields of dance, film, television, music, theater working 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” and was named a Mujer Destacada by El Diario La Prensa in 2018; Sol was recently selected a 2020 National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Leadership Fellow. 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.