Carmela Prudencio (she/they) is a nonprofit communications professional, curator, visual artist, and community organizer in San Diego. As Director of Marketing and Communications at the San Diego Asian Film Festival, she is passionate about storytelling and amplifying community voices through activism, film, visual arts, and youth education. She has collaborated with various art institutions and grassroots organizations throughout the San Diego/Tijuana region and has exhibited work in Tijuana, MX and Quezon City, PH. Carmela has worked with the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Underground Film Festival, and San Diego Latino Film Festival. She is currently a co-conspirator and curator at Teros Gallery and a member of Asian Solidarity Collective.