Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu Instagram Twitter Website Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu is a writer and communication consultant with more than 10 years exploring Mexican culture and identity. Her work is influenced by her personal experience as a Mexican-Chinese immigrant growing up in Chicago.Expertise: Mexican culture and identity, politics, Latino issues.Experience: Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu has written more than 125 articles on the topics of entrepreneurship, Chicago, and Mexican identity/culture. She is a regular contributor to English and Spanish TV stations such as Fox and Univision. Ximena launched communication consultancy firm C1 Revolution in 2014 with Four Seasons Mexico City as her first client. In 2020, she shifted to politics and worked as a director in the Office of Public Engagement for the DNC. Shortly after, she joined Biden's presidency campaign as deputy director of Latino/Spanish media. She served as director of digital strategy for Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the city of Chicago in the spring of 2022. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.