Inspiring Latina: Meet Nadia Lopez, the School Principal Revolutionizing Public Education
Inspiring Latina: Meet Nadia Lopez, the School Principal Revolutionizing Public Education
By Raquel Reichard | 09/20/2016 - 14:38

Nadia Lopez is shaking up education. The part-Guatemalan, part-Honduran Black Latina is the founding principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, a public school in Brooklyn, New York.


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Inspiring Latina: How Gabriela Chojkier Helps Bring Latino Issues to the White House
Inspiring Latina: How Gabriela Chojkier Helps Bring Latino Issues to the White House
By Robyn Moreno | 09/16/2016 - 12:56

Getting to report to Michelle and Barack Obama, well, that’s an honor right there. Promoting and celebrating your culture at the same time? That’s pretty much a dream job.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Andre Veloz, the Dominicana Breaking Barriers for Women in Bachata
Meet Andre Veloz, the Dominicana Breaking Barriers for Women in Bachata
By Raquel Reichard | 09/13/2016 - 15:42

Bachata is considered a man’s territory, certainly no place for a “respectable” mujer – at least that’s what Andre Veloz, a bachatera breaking barriers for women in the genre, heard all


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Inspiring Latina: How Nuestra Belleza Latina Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
Inspiring Latina: How 'Nuestra Belleza Latina' Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
By Raquel Reichard | 08/23/2016 - 17:00

You might know Jossie Ochoa as the first runner-up on Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014, but the beautiful Guatemala


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Nathalie Huerta First LGBT Gym
Renegade Warriors: Meet Nathalie Huerta, the Founder of the Nation's First LGBTQ Gym
By Cristina Arreola | 07/20/2016 - 10:54

Queer Latina Nathalie Huerta hated the typical gym experience.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Aida Rodriguez, a Mother, Activist & Cutting-Edge Comedian
Inspiring Latina: How Comedian Aida Rodriguez Brings Activism into Her Sets
By Caleigh Aviv | 07/12/2016 - 12:41

Aida Rodriguez is not one to pass up a challenge or deny the world of her gift.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
By Raquel Reichard | 06/07/2016 - 17:10

MelissaRoshan (“MelRo”) Potter’s life began in violence. She is the product of the rape of a 13-year-old girl.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Chloe Fernandez, a 9-Year-Old Author Living with PCD
Inspiring Latina: Meet Chloe Fernandez, a 9-Year-Old Author Living with PCD
By Raquel Reichard | 05/17/2016 - 15:49

Chloe R. Fernandez is a published author, model and actress who has written a script for a TV show and has a stellar idea for a health app.


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Inspiring Latina: Natalie Bieule is Competing at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games
Inspiring Latina: Meet Natalie Bieule, the Cubana Competing in the 2016 Paralympics
By Raquel Reichard | 05/03/2016 - 12:58

Natalie Bieule is a dancer.


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Meet Alicia Rascon, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Latinitas Magazine
Inspiring Latina: Meet Alicia Rascon, Executive Director of Latinitas
By Raquel Reichard | 04/26/2016 - 13:25

Alicia Rascon is using media and technology to empower Latina youth.


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