A Twitter chat is like a meeting on Twitter; it has a specific discussion topic and a scheduled start time. Using the hashtag #MilCents at the end of each tweet, MFAN will ask questions to a group of financial experts.
Lina Irizarry-De La Cruz is an Army spouse, a volunteer, and an advocate for individuals with special needs. She currently lives in New Jersey.
As a volunteer, Lina is working actively with the Esposas Militares Hispanas USA Armed Forces and supporting the Family Readiness Group Meals on Wheels program for families who need help due to a medical or family emergency. She is also an employment specialist for Corporate America Supports You and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (CASY-MSCCN).
It is Lina’s perspective that, in this era of technology, social platforms are the primary way for military families to connect.
Lina is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics. She completed her dietetics internship at a VA medical center. Lina also has eight years of experience as a pharmaceutical sales representative.