Vanessa Colosio Diaz

Founder | Philanthropist | Connector

Creative Director 

As a California native, Vanessa has a deep love for a created lifestyle aesthetic and true appreciation for natural beauty. She views life and work through those two lenses. Most of her wanderlust and intrigue center around many facets of travel, lifestyle, fashion, and social causes.

Featured work includes Transworld Business Magazine, HipLatina, and Radio Billingue KUBO

Creative visuals are her passion including. Featured on Instagram accounts and contributing articles

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About

Education: She holds a Bachelor's in Media Studies with a Minor in Political Science, a professional certificate from University of California San Diego (UCSD) in Fundraising and Development. 

Community: Vanessa has been involved with community work, philanthropy and volunteerism since before she could vote or drive. Her involvement includes 100+ hours at a convalescent home, Junior League (San Diego & Los Angeles), San Diego Latino Film Festival, Fashion Group International (as a Public Relations board member), and more.  

Travel: She finds travel to be of the upmost importance for inspiration and growth. Currently she has been to over 15 countries and counting. 

Vanessa Colosio Diaz

Experience

With a background in the marketing mix, fashion / retail and communications, Vanessa has a thorough understanding of the grit and grace it takes to stay relevant, resourceful and under budget. 

Focusing on helping businesses of all sizes in an array of strategic and visually appealing methods which translate into a better experience for the audience or customer.

Certified in social media via HootSuite, Twitter, and Squarespace as a web developer. For more certifications, visit LinkedIn.

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Speaking Engagements

The Latina Public Service Academy: To foster a new generation of Latina public servoce leaders that are ready to take leadership positions in the public sector. 

WINGS: Women Inspiring THE Next Generation of Sisterhood

Press

Publications: Vanessa was featured as ELLE Magazine Social Club Member October Feature, InStyle Magazine Insider, Time Magazine Opinion Leader and has been quoted for a variety of business blogs like Kabbage.com, Chase Bank and Dublin SEO. She has been quoted in GooodHousekeeping.com and she is a contributor to HipLatina.com. Her former work includes PSA's for KUBO Radio Billingue and Transworld Business Magazine. 

Social Media Recognitions

Non-profits (Fashion Group International San Diego, San Diego Latino Film Festival,Media Arts Center San Diego, United Way, Junior League of San Diego... Local companies (Swoon Collection, Edgewater Grill, Rusty Spokes, Tower 23, Luna Grill, Panera Bread, The Patio, Cucina Urbana, Simon Fashion Valley, The Lot La Jolla... Big brands / Companies / Tourism Canva, Banana Republic, Lorna Jane Active, The Sak, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Westfield Century City, Brooks Running Shoes, Kate Spade NY, Loft, Gap, Target, Visit Sacramento, Dew Tour, Nicaragua Tourism, Discover Nicaragua, Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce ... Influencers | Authors Contributors HipLatina.com, Entrepreneur.com, Inc.com, SDStylebloggers.com,...