Here you will find more information about our speakers. Please note that this list is not final nor fully updated. We will continue to add more presenters as they come onboard. Come back by July 15, 2020 for full list of speakers.

Moises Garza

Moises Garza is the founder of We Are Cousins and Las Villas del Norte Genealogy Group. He is also the author of over 30 publications and the popular book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. He is also the creator of the Mexican Genealogy blog and the many FaceBook groups that from part of the... Read More >>

Dave Gutierrez

Dave Gutierrez is the author of the book Patriots from the Barrio. He is the President of the Nuevo Mundo Historical and Genealogical Society in the SF Bay Area. He has presented at the Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference and scheduled to present at the National WWII Museum. Read More >>

Cindy A. Medina

Cindy A. Medina is a publicist, history activist and genealogist. Her forte state is the state of Chihuahua. She is the cultural promoter and publicist for the Pancho Villa Stash House in El Paso, Texas. She is also the U.S. Ambassador for the General Felipe Angeles Foundation. Read More >>

Richard Hill

Richard Hill, the first adoptee to identify his birth family through genetic genealogy DNA tests, is the founder of DNA-Testing-Adviser.com and the author of "Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" and "Guide to DNA Testing." Read More >>

Schelly Talalay Dardashti

Schelly Talalay Dardashti

Dardashti is a journalist and genealogist, an award-winning pioneer Jewish genealogy columnist/blogger; founder, Tracing the Tribe – Jewish Genealogy on Facebook (35,500 members from 101 countries); founding member, Centro Sefarad New Mexico; and the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage.   Read More >>

Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards

Beatrice de Leon Edwards

Dr. Beatrice de León Edwards is a retired school district assistant superintendent, part-time professor, and author of local history books and articles. She has given presentations on the historical context of genealogical individuals and groups. Read More >>

Barbara Renaud

Barbara Renaud

I am a published writer of three books. My first novel, Golondrina, why did you leave me? was the first Chicana novel to be published by UT Press, 2009, received prizes. I have taught Memoir workshops for GeminiInk in SA. I am in Athens, Greece, finishing my fourth book.   Read More >>

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