Dinorah E. Santos was born to Puerto Rican parents Dinorah and Hector in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She moved to Buffalo at a very young age and was raised by her mother on Buffalo’s Westside with her sibilings: Hector, Haslin and Shadaylee.
In 2014, Dinorah graduated from the University at Buffalo with a B.A. in communications and Psychology. While in college, she participated in and volunteered for many organizations within her community. She is passionate about community progress and envisions what can be accomplished in the future Buffalo’s community with the strengths of everyone working together for the benefit of all.
Dinorah is a Community Relations Specialist for Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled. She continues to be active in our community. In addition to serving as a board Director for the Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY, Dinorah is also a Committee Member for the Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade; and a member of the Miss Borinquen Leadership Program of WNY( the only Leadership program fpr Hispanic women in Western New York). Dinorah also recently joined the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals. Dinorah received an award from the Hispanic American Veterans Memorial of WNY for her dedication to detail and Photography. She was also a 2015 Honoree for Capital Change’s 30 under 30 Changemakers Award.