Topacio Marrero is a Dominican-American born and raised in Washington Heights, NYC and now resides in Florida.
She is the founder of Urban Paradigm Shift, LLC, where she is a freelance writer and author of "Awakening Poetry". Topacio's writing has been featured on Sun-Sentinel, The Daily Beast, Community Change Wire, Blavity, HuffPost, Medium, and Vocal Media.
Topacio's next project is an eCourse and book specifically for mothers to heal and thrive past their generational traumas. She is currently attaining a masters degree to become a Behavior Analyst, with an end goal of coaching mothers to succeed despite their circumstances.
She is the founder of Parenting Village Hollywood, 501c (3) in which she helps mothers in need with basic necessities for their infants.