Who We Are

Angela Aguirre

Mentor Coach and Field Coordinator


Angela Aguirre is an author, speaker, and teacher. A fierce advocate for women + youth in her community, she believes in using her platform to empower. Angela started her journey at Da Poetry Lounge in Hollywood in 2010 and has been writing and performing her work since. In 2016, her book of poetry and writing prompts Confessions of a Firework was published. In 2017, she was the youngest honored as one of ten Women of the Year by Senator Anthony Portantino. In 2018, she gave the opening talk at TEDxCSULA. In 2019, she launched The Millennial Mija Podcast. In 2020, she created a healing workshop series called Season of Self which has created a community for women and femmes on their individual journeys to self-discovery and growth. She has done keynotes for conferences, graduations, and corporate events. Her work has been featured by Latina Magazine, All Def Digital, Voto Latino, KCET + The Huffington Post.