Announcing the 2019 General Track Keynote Speaker Dina Nina Martinez

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We are pleased to announce transgender stand-up comedian and actor Dina Nina Martinez will be the 2019 General Track Keynote Speaker. Martinez’s keynote address is scheduled for 11:30 AM-12:45PM on Thursday, July 25.

About Dina Nina Martinez

Dina Nina Martinez, who was called “…very funny.” by the Late Late Show’s James Corden, is a transgender stand-up comedian and actor. Her signature blend of disarming sass and charm has been featured in comedy festivals and multiple world-class comedy venues including LA Pride, The Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, LA’s The Comedy Store and Chicago’s Zanies Comedy Club.

She is a Huff Post blogger, the founder of Lady Laughs Comedy & Artemis Bow Productions and writer of The Misadventures of Delilah James. She was named one of the "58 Trans Women Actors You Should Know & Also Love" by AutoStraddle and won Madison’s favorite Local Comedian as voted by the readers of the Isthmus.  She will be in the upcoming film 2 Men & A Pig with Dermot Mulroney.