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Gina Chavez

Philanthropist / Award-Winning Independent Musician
Niñas Arriba

Gina Chavez (she/they) is a wife, Latin Grammy nominee, internationally acclaimed recording artist, and philanthropist. Born in Austin, she is a 16-time Austin Music Award winner. Gina's first all-Spanish language album, La Que Manda, was nominated for a 2020 Latin Grammy in Best Pop/Rock, making them the third Latine born in the continental U.S. to ever be nominated in history of the category (and the first queer Texan). Gina’s NPR Tiny Desk concert has more than 1.3 million views and she is featured on Brené Brown's hit podcast, Unlocking Us, for which she co-wrote the theme music. Gina tours internationally as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department and runs Niñas Arriba, a college fund Gina and their wife founded for young women in gang-dominated El Salvador.

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Events featuring Gina Chavez
Events featuring Gina Chavez