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Besame Cosmetics Founder Gabriela Hernandez
Inspiring Latina: Meet Gabriela Hernandez, The Founder Of Bésame Cosmetics
By Cristina Arreola | 03/01/2016 - 10:54

Gabriela Hernandez has always been fascinated and enthralled by vintage beauty — a passion she utilizes daily as the creative mastermind and owner of Bésame Cosmetics.


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Meet The Woman Who Hopes To Become The First Texas Latina In Congress
Meet the Woman Who Hopes to Become the First Latina From Texas in Congress
By Cristina Arreola | 02/24/2016 - 15:35

Dolly Elizondo has the chance to accomplish something incredible this year: if successful in her campaign, she will become the first Latina from Texas in Congress. 


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Maria Acereto Congenital Heart Defect Survivor
This Inspiring Latina Shares The Terrifying Story Behind Her Congenital Heart Defect
By American Heart Association | 02/17/2016 - 15:10

My name is Maria Acereto. I’m 25 years old, and I’m a survivor. I go by many names— “Mari," “Mariposa”— but the latest one I’ve been given is “One in a Million.” Others call me a miracle.


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Inspiring Latina: Fencer Natalie Vie Has The Rio De Janeiro Olympics On The Brain
Inspiring Latina: Fencer Natalie Vie Has the 2016 Olympics on the Brain
By Cristina Arreola | 12/15/2015 - 16:30

Natalie Vie grew up dancing, not fencing.


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Inspiring Latina: Sandy Rubinstein Has A Word Of Advice For Aspiring Latina CEOs
Inspiring Latina: Sandy Rubinstein Has A Word Of Advice For Aspiring Latina CEOs
By Cristina Arreola | 12/08/2015 - 11:53

Sandy Rubinstein, the CEO of 


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Inspiring Latina: 'Sesame Street' Icon & Author Sonia Manzano
Inspiring Latina: 'Sesame Street's' Sonia Manzano On Being A Latina Role Model
By Cristina Arreola | 12/01/2015 - 14:53

"I grew up in the '50s when there were absolutely no people of color on television and in books. I was raised on Dick and Jane books, which was the story of little blonde people in the suburbs. I think it took a toll on me, because I felt invincible and I wondered how I was going to contribute to a society that didn’t see me.  What job was I going to have? Where was I going to fit in?"


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Inspiring Latina: Pro Golfer Lizette Salas Has The Best Advice For Female Athletes
Inspiring Latina: Pro Golfer Lizette Salas Has The Best Advice For Female Athletes
By Lauren Craddock | 11/24/2015 - 09:40

Lizette Salas’ love for golf has grown almost as quickly as her career itself.


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Inspiring Latina: Dora the Explorer Writer
EXCLUSIVE: 'Dora the Explorer' Writer Maria Escobedo on Being Latina in the Industry
By Celia Fernandez | 11/04/2015 - 13:59

Maria Escobedo has been a writer for over a decade, penning scripts for well-known shows like Dora the Explorer and Grey’s Anatomy.


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Everyday Masters: The White House’s Julia Chavez Rodriguez On Latinas In Politics
Everyday Masters: The White House’s Julie Chavez Rodriguez On Latinas In Politics
By Lorraine C. Ladish | 10/28/2015 - 09:34

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, the Deputy Director at The White House’s Office Of Public Engagement and Special Assistant to President


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