Bianca Gonzalez (she/they) is a solutions journalist and professional development blogger who believes words can inform and empower marginalized communities. She has written for Next City, Bold Culture, Insider, and Infosec Institute. 

Gonzalez is a 2021 Buffalo Emerging Leader. She earned her BA in English and Philosophy summa cum laude at SUNY Buffalo State College. She received the 2019 Luis M. Antonetti Student Humanitarian Award and the 2019 Neighborhood Advocate Award for her commitment to community service, nonviolence, and advocacy. She is proud to be Puerto Rican, queer, and a brain cancer survivor.