Laura “Laurita” Tellado was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. An only child, she was three years old when her parents decided to move to Orlando, where she has resided ever since.
Laurita is a freelance writer, editor, blogger, brand ambassador and founder of the blogs Holdin' Out for a Hero and Espresso con Leche. She is also the founder and president of The Laurita Spina Bifida Project, a non-profit whose mission it to promote positive awareness of spina bifida and unite spina bifida communities across the globe. In addition, Tellado is Editor of Hispanic PR Blog.
She holds a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Central Florida.