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By Amaris Castillo | 12/31/2012 - 02:36 | 0 Comments
This year, our minds and hearts have been widened and re-shaped thanks to our Inspiring Latinas column. Since we launched the weekly column in early January, we've told the stories of strong, everyday Latina women who wake up every morning to follow their ambitions...
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 12/04/2012 - 14:39 | 0 Comments
Cindy Rodriguez isn't the kind of girl who sits around waiting on the world to change. Instead, she's the kind of girl who makes change happen!
Growing up in West New York, N.J., this driven and hardworking Latina noticed a lack of coverage about Latinos in mainstream magazines and on television, and from an early age, Rodriguez felt...
By Desiree Browne | 11/27/2012 - 13:16 | 0 Comments
The minute you walk into her New York chocolate boutique in SoHo, you can tell Maribel Lieberman is a woman who loves her job. Every detail of her popular shop MarieBelle, from the enormous chandeliers to the meticulously decorated chocolates is elegant and rich. Each bite of one of her famous ganaches is a taste of her native Honduras—a burst of...
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/20/2012 - 14:28 | 0 Comments
Iliana Guibert McGinnis is an actress and philanthropist. When she's not on stage, shooting a commercial, or working on an independent film project -- she dedicates her time and energy to giving back to her community.
After Hurricane Sandy, one of the most devastating storms in over 100 years, hit the tri-state area, McGinnis put her time and...
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/13/2012 - 13:30 | 0 Comments
Monica Herrera has always been willing to go that extra-mile to make her dreams come true. Whether she was taking on extra writing assignments at Billboard or Rolling Stone, or writing about the things that interested her most, like music. “I took on the American Idol...
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/06/2012 - 16:12 | 0 Comments
If a young Latina girl sees a gay female character on a television show, telenovela, or movie, she may have Monica Trasandes to thank for it.
As the Director Of Spanish-Language Media at GLAAD (The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against...
By Sugey Palomares | 10/16/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Brenda Henry-Sanchez proves that with education and practice, you can make the world a better place. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in New York City, Sanchez has a passion for making sure our nation is on a path towards better health. As the program officer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, she oversees the...
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