Melissa Rivera Stuart is a copywriter at an advertising agency. She previously worked as a children's textbook writer and editor for a major publisher. Melissa has deep connections to Puerto Rico, including her beloved abuelo, Trinidad Rivera, who has been living on the island for nearly 96 years. 

Articles by Melissa

The America Project

When Carmen asks her mom what it means to be Puerto Rican and American, she learns a valuable lesson about identity and culture.