Meeting Disney’s Elena of Avalor Head Writer

Meeting Disney’s Elena of Avalor Head Writer

I shared here about growing up without a Latina animated character and why Elena of Avalor is important. Well, last month, I had the amazing opportunity to meet Silvia Olivas, the co-producer and head writer of the very first Disney Latina princess, Elena of Avalor. Meeting Silvia Olivas was one of the highlights of my experience at We All Grow Summit in California. I enjoyed listening to Silvia and learning more...Read More
Elena of Avalor: The Importance of Disney’s First Latina Princess

Elena of Avalor: The Importance of Disney’s First Latina Princess

Elena of Avalor is Disney's first Latina princess and the series is inspired by Latin American culture.     I was a 90s kid who liked playing with dolls.  I grew up with Ariel (Little Mermaid) and Belle (Beauty and the Beast). I remember how the most sparkly and glittery stuff in the dolls store aisle were about these two Disney princesses. A few years later, when Pocahontas came out,...Read More