Andrea González-Ramírez is a New York City-based journalist from Vega Alta, Puerto Rico. She is a Senior Writer at GEN, a new Medium publication about politics, power, and culture, and a 2019 Ida B. Wells fellow at Type Investigations. The stories she’s most passionate about are those showing the impact policy can have on someone’s everyday life.
Previously she was a Senior News and Politics Writer for Refinery29, a leading digital outlet for millennial women. She’s been featured as an expert commentator on CBSN, MSNBC Live, The Mother Jones Podcast, BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM, and other outlets. González-Ramírez’s work has also appeared in NPR’s Latino USA, El Diario Nueva York, Centro Voices, Diálogo, among others.
In 2016, she launched Los Que Se Fueron, a collection of interviews exploring what it means to be a young Puerto Rican living stateside. González-Ramírez holds a Master of Journalism with a concentration on International Reporting from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus with a degree in Journalism and Sociology.