Wafi and Celzo Drinks present Revolucion’s Afro-Latinidad Panel. An inspiring panel discussion on African heritage in the Latino community, representation in media, discrimination, and more. Special guests include: Bryan Fernandez, Andee Del Orbe, and Yovy D. Hosted by Wafi Media Founder and Host of the latin babbler Show Rafael Fernandez and Host Absolutely Mz Raqui
Andee Del Orbe
Andee Del Orbe is an LGTBQ Afro-Latina Tik Tok Influencer/Producer who helps bring light to the Afro-Latino Culturewith her comedy. Andee is originally from NY and come from the Dominican household. 3 years ago she took a risk and moved to Los Angeles not knowing how drastically her life would change. She is currently work on a movie based on her life.
Bryan Fernandez is a first and second-generation Dominican American from Washington Heights, New York. Additionally, he’s lived in several Dominican communities throughout the northeast But is always brought back to the heights in one way or another. As of May 2022, he graduated from the School Of Visual Arts with honors with a bachelor’s in fine arts. (with a minor in creative writing). He still currently resides in Washington Heights and has exhibited works in galleries nationally and internationally. He is also a grantee from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation and has work in the X museum collection in Beijing, China.
Yovy Daniels, Panamanian West Indian Afro-descendant. The second one in her family to not only complete college and earn a bachelor’s degree but also exceeded herself in being the first one to achieve a master’s degree as well in organizational management.
You can always find her endlessly shamefully on her phone. Feverishly research geeky at best consuming viral social media trends, political junky, comical satires, and pop culture.
Professionally she’s known as a former tv corporate broadcast media planner who worked in the US Spanish-speaking/LATAM division for networks like Fox, Sony, RCNTV, and Univision.
She was just an avid curious researcher and used her accent as an asset. Spanish speakers hinted that her life was different Latina, Black, College educated, being exposed to unseen educational and career opportunities. Based on that Chombita chronicles podcast was born, and it is mainly a story-telling format podcast about advocating and mapping Afrolatinx individuals’ personal stories.
She is currently running her media consulting firm: Alkiria Media Branding Consulting (AMBC), and Alkiria Online Media & Podcastin, LLC, productions.