Monica Rivera is a self-taught, NYC-based podcast producer, consultant and speaker shaking up routine and challenging conventional thinking.
She is the host of YOU WANNA DO WHAT?!, a weekly podcast heard in over 75 countries.
She started this introspective and motivational podcast on her own to inspire others to break through fear and live their fullest lives. Using her own personal story as a catalyst, she enters into conversations about resilience, compassion, and the life-changing and life-affirming moments that can overwhelm or launch us. Her guests include Olympians, television stars, entrepreneurs, and regular folks with extraordinary stories.
Monica has been featured on websites such as Thrive Global and Like a Boss Girls and has spoken on stage at Podfest Multimedia Expo, Podcast Movement and Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference. She is a proud Latina from the Bronx.
Monica’s DC PodFest Session
Title: 5 Lessons Learned from Fellowship with NPR