Maritza R. Alarcón is a collector, a curator and a connector. This NBC News article and video interview mentions her TEDx Talk and her involvement inside of Stanford's Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. As she shares her book "Don't F With My Joy" with the World, she curates untraditional "Happy Hours".
She curated a "Happy Hour" on The Millennial Train which goes across the United States every year. DreamWeek.org hosted one of her "Happy Hours" and it was featured on FOX News. For more, check out A Year In Review.
"This Bold Latina Shares How To Have Your Happiest Life" is the latest article written about Maritza. She was featured on BuzzFeed and the AOL "Women Who Make America" series. Glamour Magazine honored her at Carnegie Hall during the "20 Amazing Young Women" ceremony for her 10+ years of non-profit leadership experience. Maritza graduated from Baruch College, City University of New York, CUNY. She was born and raised in Brooklyn.