Laura “Sumercé” Sotelo is a Colombian teacher. Her writings focus on the history of music and how it relates to memory. She created Agúzate Cultura in 2018, a platform that promotes African-rooted music genres focusing on the roles of women. She mixes music and patakis in Orisha Sessions on Mixcloud. She is currently conducting research on the presence of the Yoruba culture in Cali, Colombia.