Meet our Board of Experts

Los Tweens & Teens announced the expansion of its Board of Experts in March.  Together these women and men will contribute ongoing content to our growing Los Tweens & Teens media platform with expert tips, ideas and resources for parents in areas related to sports, education and emotional well-being.

Noemi Lung Zaharia: Two-time Olympic medalist and founder of AQIndex, Inc., a revolutionary athletic testing company, will focus her efforts on creating content that focuses on sports to help build positive self-esteem and motivation in kids as they grow. Zaharia is originally from Romania and fluent in three languages.

Noemi Lung Zaharia, 1988 and 1992  Olympic Medalist

Noemi Lung Zaharia, 1988 and 1992 Olympic Medalist

 

Lina Acosta Sandaal: Program Director of The Nest Emotional Wellness Center in Miami, Sandaal is a bilingual Latina who will build on her expertise and training as a professional counselor to provide tips on overcoming the many emotional issues facing tweens and teens, with special emphasis on helping parents from diverse backgrounds.

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Lina Acosta Sandaal, M.A. – Founder & Program Director, The Nest

Kathryn M. Nuñez: An elementary school teacher with a specialization in English for fifth through ninth grade and first-generation Latina of Cuban descent, Nuñez has been contributing to the platform since 2012. She will continue to offer specific insights as an educator to help parents overcome the challenges children face as they enter grade three through middle school, as well as other topics related to current educational issues.

Kathryn M. Nuñez,  Fifth grade elementary school teacher

Kathryn M. Nuñez, Fifth grade elementary school teacher

 

Fernando L. Rodríguez: Director of MCG Latino, the Hispanic marketing practice of Moore Communications Group. Rodríguez will provide insights and personal anecdotes about raising three bicultural and bilingual teenagers in America and the importance of a father’s role in the life of his daughters.

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Fernando L. Rodríguez director of MCG Latino at Moore Communications and father of three bilingual and bicultural teenagers.

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