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Take the Lead Reception feat. Kat Lazo
September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month at the annual Take the Lead Reception, featuring Kat Lazo.
Kat Lazo is a director, producer and host. The Colombian-Peruvian New Yorker has made a name for herself as the Internets favorite no-nonsense Latina who tells it how it is – in front and behind the camera.
She transitioned her popularity as a YouTuber into a thriving career as a video producer. With more than 7 years of digital video production experience, her work has been featured in The Daily News, Huffpost, Latina Magazine and Buzzfeed just to name a few. And as a host Kat has worked and partnered with the likes of U by Kotex, Thrillist and Bustle.
As a video producer for the Latino digital platform Mitú, she’s most known for her series – “The Kat Call.” She developed and hosted “The Kat Call” series, where she debunked taboos and misconceptions about the Latino community. Within 3 seasons, the series has garnered more than 15 million views.
Most recently Kat has worked as the associate producer on a feature documentary about Reggaetón by Mass Appeal.
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