from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/rwany-sibaja/
Latin American pop culture
Rwany Sibaja (see-bah-ha) is as assistant professor of history and director of the History Education Program at Appalachian State University. His research focuses broadly on the impact of sports and leisure on identity across the Americas in the 20th century, and specifically on the role of fútbol (soccer) on popular culture in Argentina.
Ana López is a professor of communication, director of the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, and associate provost for faculty affairs at Tulane University. Her research is focused on Latin American and Latino film and cultural studies.
Laura Martinez, a Mexico City native, is a journalist and editor specializing in Spanish-language marketing, media and advertising. She is currently director of communications at Azul, an organization working with Latinos to conserve marine resources. Martinez has lived and worked as a journalist in Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires and the United States.
Leila Cobo is a vice president and the Latin industry lead at Billboard and the host of Estudio Billboard, a weekly interview show. She’s also the organizer and host of Billboard’s annual Latin Music Conference. Before joining Billboard, she wrote for the Los Angeles Times and the Miami Herald.