Elena Romero

Journalist, Professor, Author and TV correspondent

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Elena Romero is Assistant Chair and Assistant Professor in the Marketing Communications department of the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology at the Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY).

She is the co-curator of Fresh Fly Fabulous: 50 Years of Hip Hop Style at the Museum at FIT Fresh Fly Fabulous: 50 Years of Hip Hop Style at the Museum at FIT, a comprehensive fashion exhibition explore the roots and evolution of hip hop style. Running Feb. 8-Apr. 23, 2023, the exhibition also has an accompanying book by the same title co-edited by Romero (Rizzoli) and released February 7, 2023.

Romero is also an award-winning TV Correspondent and Producer for LATiNAS on CUNY TV. A journalist for over 25 years, Romero currently tells the stories of nuestra mujeres on a wide range of topics including health & wellness, parenting, entertainment, fashion, food and Hollywood.

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Hip Hop Fashion: Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous

February 16, 2023, 10:30 PM
Elizabeth Way Ralph McDaniels Elena Romero

Switch the Style Up: Fashion in Hip Hop

August 03, 2023, 08:30 PM
Dave Huie Tianni Janae Graham Elena Romero Malik Dupri Camille Lawrence Rikki Byrd


Queens Public Library


In 2021, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded $425.7 million through grantmaking, research and policy development, to advance, support, and empower America's museums, libraries, and related organizations.