By Sugey Palomares | 03/04/2013 - 17:29 | 0 Comments
Every day we are inspired by women who work to achieve more and give more. These Latinas show us that everyone has the potential to change the world and that it's up to us to make a difference! Here are 40 amazing Latinas who have changed the world.
- With additional reporting by Irina Gonzalez
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/26/2013 - 15:30 | 0 Comments
Adela Quezada is the owner of Juice it Up!, a franchise smoothie and juice bar chain that specializes in blended-to-order real fruit smoothies located in Fontana, California. After experiencing abuse for most of her childhood, Adela ran away from Mexico to the United States when she was just 18. Today, Adela not only has a happy family life but she is also...
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/20/2013 - 13:56 | 0 Comments
Marjoriet Matute is the founder of Devin and Tristan Give Back, a charity that raises awareness for different issues, collects toys and helps with anything else that is needed in communities. The non-profit organization has various collections throughout the year to help support the organizations that need their help. They work hard...
By Jill Pankow | 02/13/2013 - 11:50 | 0 Comments
Puerto Rican Wanda Arriaga does it all. She’s an actress, former professor, writer and voiceover actress -- and if that isn’t enough, she’s also the mom to two young children. Talk about having a full plate! Never satisfied settling for the way things are, Arriaga is committed to propelling herself forward in her career, even when that’s meant writing roles...
By Kamren Curiel | 02/05/2013 - 13:11 | 0 Comments
While most college grads are still scrambling to find a job, 22-year-old Queens native Julietta Lopez is working full-time for New York Senator Charles Schumer—and pursuing her Master's! The Colombian American go-getter started interning for the Senator during her senior year at Marymount Manhattan College and when she...
By Valerie Tejeda | 01/29/2013 - 14:40 | 0 Comments
Tracy Perez is the beauty director for Parents and American Baby magazines. She has been working in the editorial industry for twelve years and has always had a passion for writing. Perez double-majored in Journalism and Spanish at Syracuse University and even wrote for her school and hometown papers while in high school. In addition...
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 01/24/2013 - 12:03 | 0 Comments
It's not everyday that you meet a 24-year-old who works as a National Affairs Correspondent. Then again, Cristina Costantini isn't your typical 24-year-old.
The Argentinean journalist -- who was born and raised in Wisconsin -- is not only a graduate of...
By Sugey Palomares | 01/15/2013 - 17:01 | 0 Comments
Mayra Alvarez has a passion for empowering Latinas through health reform. As the Director of Public Health Policy in the Office of Health Reform at the Department of Health and Human Services, she oversees public health, prevention, and healthcare workforce provisions in the...
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