Touching Lives, Awakening Minds, and Opening Hearts


Partnerships Manager | Consultant | Author of Pertenæcer©

After several years in the corporate world working for companies such as CBS, Telemundo, Comcast, ESPN, DishLATINO and receiving multiple awards for her leadership, performance and innovation skills, Criss decided to make a radical change in her profession. Why? She was intrigued about what made some people successful and how they maintained a life and work balance

Criss currently works at Cloud Sangha as a Partnerships Manager. Cloud Sangha provides meditators around the world with access to a supportive community and live expert guidance on our collective journey to free our hearts and minds, she still keeps in mind and heart her passion for diversifying and making mindfulness more inclusive. Criss also delivers culturally attuned mindfulness and emotional intelligence workshops exclusively to Latinas in Tech around the world.

Prior to her current role, Criss founded a place that has transformed and evolved in many ways. Today it offers free access to mindfulness-based life and work balance tools to the Latinx community. 

Criss has a Masters’s Degree in Mindfulness from Lesley University. She is a certified teacher of the renowned program, Search Inside Yourself, a leadership program developed at Google. She is a self-published author of PERTENÆCER: Eight-Week Mindfulness and Meditation Training and Practices for Latinx Immigrants in the United States ©”. She has also co-authored a paper titled Building a more Diverse and Inclusive Science: Mindfulness-based Approaches for Latinx Individuals which was published in the Mindfulness Journal. Her most recent certification is a Mindfulness Mentor Training with Cloud Sangha.

Criss is originally from Venezuela, however, she spent most of her adult years living and working in the United States. She currently resides with her husband in New York City. Criss enjoys practicing meditation, reading, traveling, walking in nature, doing yoga, Zumba, or playing tennis!

“This book is my most precious gift to my Latinx and immigrant community. I hope it touches your lives, awakens your minds, and opens your hearts.”

Desde mi corazón,


This is a self-guided program. Designed for Latinx Immigrants to allow them to manage stress and develop a sense of belonging. 

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