Yesenia Fernandez-Selier Cuban born performer and researcher , Yesenia Fernandez Selier holds an M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from NYU. Yesenia’s is the recipient of fellowships from CLACSO and the CUNY Caribbean Exchange Program of Hunter College and recognized for her work preserving Latino heritage by the “Save Latin America Organization”. Her work on Afro Cuban culture, encompassing dance, music and race identity has been published in Cuba, United States and Brazil. Yesenia is an accomplished actress and dancer, and instructor of Cuban and Afro Cuban dance. She has developed several projects in NYC, like Tambo! and Ibiono Project for the preservation of Afro Cuban legacy. She currently directs Global Rhythms-Cuba and produced the theatrical production " Women Orishas" for Miami Cuban Museum in 2013.