Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to recognize the Publisher ALEGRIA magazine Davina A. Ferreira as a 2017 Latina of Influence. Ms. Ramos along with our entire list of 2017 Latinas of Influence are invited to participate in Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2017 Latina Conference taking place April 5 – 6, 2017 in Ontario, California.
Davina A. Ferreira is from Medellin, Colombia and resides in Los Angeles, California. After learning English in eight months she enrolled in a community college then transferred to UC-Irvine where she received her B.A. in Fine Arts, Drama. After graduating, Ferreira worked in Los Angeles as a theatre actor with The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts and also in independent films. In 2005, Ferreira met Sir Ben Kingsley – the academy award actor and worked with him in her own one- woman show “Illyria.” As preparation for their project together, she attended The Royal Academy of Drama in London (RADA) to pursue classical acting. After writing her own play “Illyria”, she began to write her first book, “Take Me with You/ Llévame Contigom,” a bilingual compilation of short stories and poems of love. In June of this year Ferreira completed a Spanish Journalism certificate from UCLA Extension. Soon, after graduating she collaborated with Esmusica TV and worked as a freelance reporter for La Prensa de Los Angeles.
Alegria Magazine is a luxury & bilingual latin arts and lifestyle magazine based in the United States. Alegria’s mission is to give people a publication that inspires them to discover the bicultural experience currently alive in the world through its joyful, inspiring and positive content.
Alegria exposes its readers to emerging Latin American arts, fashion & culture through engaging and innovative storytelling. ALEGRIA’s readers enjoy meaningful and inspiring interviews with A-list celebrities, tastemakers, and influencers while learning about the best of the bilingual lifestyle. Today, ALEGRIA has grown into a multi-faceted media brand. It encompasses experiential marketing, event activations, digital content creation and marketing consulting for international brands looking to connect with the multicultural, bilingual, millennial consumer with international appeal.
Alegria is owned by Davina Ferreira and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.