Ana Masacote is an award-winning Afro-Latin dance specialist who passionately believes that through dance, we can facilitate social change within communities. She has spread the salsa bug to more than 30 countries across five continents. Ana is the founder of Dance to Power, an online Afro-Latin dance academy startup and former partner of internationally-renowned Masacote Entertainment. Through her social impact initiatives, she advocates for gender and LGBTQ inclusivity in the Afro-Latin dance scene and racial equity in the arts. She was most recently named a 2020/21 Kennedy Citizens Fellow, the 2019 YWCA Cambridge Woman of the Year, and is a 2019 WBUR Artery 25 honoree. She holds a bachelor's in Management Science from MIT in Cambridge.
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