Desireé Caro

HeartMob Program Coordinator, Hollaback!

Desireé Caro is the HeartMob Program Coordinator at Hollaback!  Born and raised in the Bronx, Desiree’s experiences as a young Latina helped shape her passion for creating change and helping others.  She has worked in the Latina community for over 15 years with various organizations and community groups such as the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, Latino Youth for Higher Education Program, the Bronx YMCA, and public schools around the city.  

Desiree currently volunteers as coordinator and facilitator for GenSexNYC, an anti-oppression gender and sexuality workshop for all identities, as well as assists a Women and the Media course at Hunter College.  In 2014 she graduated from Columbia University School of Social Work with her Master’s in Social Work, and holds a bachelor’s in Sociology from Hunter College.  In her free time Desiree enjoys binge watching tv, reading, and dismantling the patriarchy.