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Melanie Mendez-Gonzales

Culture and Education Blogger
San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, TX
Melanie Mendez-Gonzales is an online media entrepreneur and the creator of ¿Qué Means What? - a leading Latina lifestyle blog. ¿Qué Means What? began as a platform for Melanie to share about the re-discovery of her Mexican-American heritage. Today, it has grown into an online community for news in entertainment, resources for STEM education and candid stories about family life in her beloved state of Tejas.

Melanie has partnered with national brands, organizations and media networks to bring ideas and stories to life as a digital influencer. She has been named 2016 Latin@ Education Influencer by LATISM, a 2015 Texas-based Bloggers to Follow by FlipKey by Trip Advisor; 2014 American Latino Expedition Influencer by National Park Foundation; a Top Bloguera by LATISM in 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013; and an SA2020 ambassador for her city. She has been featured in NBC Latino, San Antonio Magazine; and local TV shows WOAI’s SA Living and KENS5 Great Day SA.

She is the co-founder of the online community Texas Latino Bloggers and the Programming Director/Co-founder of STEM to Vine. Melanie is also a member of San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists.