Sara Alvarado is the author of Dreaming in Spanish: An Unexpected Love Story in Puerto Vallarta. She is a writer, speaker, and fierce advocate for racial equity in real estate. Sara is the co-founder of OWN IT: Building Black Wealth, co-owner of Alvarado Real Estate Group, author of the Racial Justice Toolkit for Real Estate Professionals, A Guide for Change Agents, and creator of the Conversation Challenge: helping white people talk about race. She’s also had numerous essays and articles published in Madison365, HuffPost, and Scary Mommy. Sara graduated from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis with a BA in Spanish and feels most at home in Madison, WI, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.