April Monterrosa is an author, speaker, radio personality at KLMO 98.9 FM, and community advocate based in San Antonio, Texas. She is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Live From The Southside Magazine, the first Latina-owned publication in Southside San Antonio. She serves on multiple boards, including Brooks Gives Back, San Antonio Women’s Business Center, The Pink Berets, San Antonio Water System’s Community Experience Committee, the Palo Alto College Cosmetology Committee, the San Antonio District 3 & 4 Small Business Committee, the VIDA Arts Council, and is the chairwoman for Mitchell Lake Audubon Center.

April’s impressive achievements have earned her recognition as an influential Latina in San Antonio by KSAT12 News. Her publication, Live from the Southside, has partnered with KSAT12 and the local TV show SA Live to elevate community voices and news coverage of her Southside community. She was also honored by the 87th Texas Legislature for her achievements as a civic leader and community advocate.