Ilka is a Nuyorican from Brooklyn who understands firsthand the intersectional issues that impact Latin communities. Ilka, who was an author for Rise Magazine, is now a community advocate working to help others any which way she can. Her passion lies in supporting families caring for their aging parents.
Ilka has become a Voice for others trying to navigate the senior health system. As Voice facilitator, Ilka gathers stories and writes on the societal issues impacting marginalized women.