Laurita Tellado

About Laurita Tellado

Laura “Laurita” Tellado was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. An only child, she was three years old when her parents decided to move the family to Orlando, Florida, where she has resided ever since. Laurita is a freelance writer, editor, and the founder of Holdin' Out for a Hero and Espresso con Leche blogs, as well as the Founder and President of The Laurita Spina Bifida Project, a non-profit whose mission it so promote positive awareness of spina bifida and unite spina bifida communities across the globe. In addition, Tellado is Editor of Hispanic PR Blog. Laurita’s writing has been featured in such publications as Orlando Sentinel, El Sentinel, The Huffington Post, The Mighty, and She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Central Florida. Follow her on Twitter @LauritaTellado, @TheLSBProject, @EspressoYLeche, and @HoldinOut4Hero.