Iaritza Menjivar (b.1992) earned her BFA in Photography at Lesley University College of Art and Design. Currently, she works as the Social Media Marketing Assistant at Digital Silver Imaging. She also does freelance work, which include event photography and assisting photographers in studios. Recently, Iaritza’s ongoing project, First Generation, was featured on The New York Times Lensblog. Iaritza has been awarded a St Botolph Foundation Emerging Artist Grant in the visual art category. She was also a scholarship recipient for the Visual Storytelling Mentorship Program at Anderson Ranch in 2017. She has been part of international and national group shows, including being part of the Emergi-Cubes at Photoville 2016 in New York.