Crystal Mojica is a communications magician who uses her passion for storytelling and social justice to create meaningful campaigns. She believes effective communication has the power to connect, inspire and spark change.
Crystal has a background in public health, environmental justice and Latinx issues. She is particularly interested in using her communications expertise to highlight how communities of color are impacted by the climate crisis and pushing for bold action to mitigate it. At Spitfire, she focuses on environmental and climate justice issues and internet freedom and governance in Latin America.
Before joining Spitfire, Crystal was a senior communication specialist at Greenpeace USA. She led communications for the oceans sanctuaries campaign and was a part of Jane Fonda’s Fire Drill Fridays communications team. Crystal contributed to the smooth transition from in-person Fire Drill Fridays rallies to online programming amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crystal laid the foundation for her career in health communications, where she consulted pharmaceutical companies and hospitals. She found her niche working with reproductive health brands, helping them debunk stigmas and misconceptions surrounding their efficacy. Her work in the sector inspired her to serve as a health promoter in the Peace Corps.
Crystal co-created and co-hosted the first-ever Latinx environmental web series, Planeta G. The web series received praise from Grist, Parade and Remezcla and featured prominent Latinx environmental advocates, including youth activist Jamie Margolin, actress Carolina Guerra and California Representative Nanette Barragan (D-44).
Crystal is an organizer with Veggie Mijas, a women of color/trans folks of color/gender non-conforming food justice collective in her spare time. She is originally from north New Jersey and was raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is now based in New Orleans.