Valerie Tejeda

Valerie Tejeda is a freelance journalist, writer, and blogger who has contributed to a variety of different publications, including but not limited to: Latina, The Fix, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, The Huffington Post, and The Bump. Her stories have also been featured on Yahoo! Shine, and the award-winning news site Salon. 
 
Valerie holds a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and is passionate about covering topics such as women’s issues, health, relationships, mental illness, and trends in pop culture. 
 
She is currently based in California with her husband, where she also works towards completing her debut Young Adult novel.
 
Follow her on Twitter @valerietejeda