Christine Bolaños

Christine Bolaños (she/her/hers) is a Contributing Writer for Pulso. She is an award-winning freelance writer based in Austin, Texas. The 2016 International Women's Media Foundation fellow reported on women's development and rights in El Salvador. She covers government, education, human interest features and business for numerous international, national and local outlets. The proud Salvadoran-American's work has most recently been published in NPR's Latino USA, Fusion, News Deeply, LATINA Style Magazine, Cox Media Group, and The Crime Report. She is a first-generation college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and journalism from Baylor University.

Salvadoran-American poet and activist Javier Zamora speaks to University of Texas at Austin in April 2019. Javier promotes the poetry of undocumented immigrants and uses it to explore how immigration and the U.S.-funded Salvadoran Civil War impacted his family.  Photo: Jay Godwin/LBJ Library/Wikimedia Commons.  An estimated 250,000 Salvadorans…