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Yaritza Rivas

2020 Fellow

Co-Founder, Alterna Communications

Yaritza Rivas
San Juan, Puerto Rico

About Yaritza

Yaritza is the Co-Founder of Alterna Communications, which designs cutting-edge communications strategies for results-oriented clients, delivering superior results at the highest rate of return in the market. Based in Puerto Rico, Alterna Communications provides their clients with integrated communications services, including planning strategic communications and media, advertising campaigns, press releases, media training, media tours, ad placement and social media administration. Yartiza’s areas of expertise include administration, storytelling and writing. She holds a Master in Arts of Communications from Florida International University and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Communications from the University of Puerto Rico. Yaritza has been a part of the Vital Voices network since 2019 when she participated in the Global Ambassador Program, Puerto Rico.

What Yaritza hopes to gain from the VV GROW Fellowship:

Yaritza is looking forward to focusing on what is most relevant for her business and achieving growth. She is also hoping to connect with and learn from her peers in the program.

What Yaritza can offer other fellows:

Yaritza is able to offer her expertise as a communications and storytelling professional to help raise the stories of her peers.

Connect with Yaritza on Social Media:


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Instagram (business): @alternacommunications

Instagram (personal): @yarivas

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Twitter (business): @alternacomm

Twitter (personal): @yaririvaspr