Inspiring Latina

 
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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Inspiring Latina: "Eat Pray Love"-Inspired Lawyer-Turned-Actress, Lisann Valentin
Meet Lisann Valentin, the Lawyer-Turned-Actress Inspired by 'Eat Pray Love'
By Raquel Reichard | 04/12/2016 - 15:29

Lisann Valentin always wanted to lead a life that made her Latino parents proud, one that realized their “American Dream.” So the New York-based puertorriqueña got to work early, settin


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Andrea Guendelman, Co-Founder of BeVisible Latina
Inspiring Latina: Meet Andrea Guendelman, CEO & Co-Founder of BeVisible Latina
By Raquel Reichard | 04/05/2016 - 12:27

Andrea Guendelman loves to close deals.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Ruby Polanco, Founder of Ruby Makeup Academy
Inspiring Latina: Meet Ruby Polanco, Founder of Ruby Makeup Academy
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2016 - 14:56

Ruby Polanco has always been fascinated with makeup.


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Lily Eskelsen Garcia National Education Association
Meet Lily Eskelsen García, the President of the National Education Association
By Cristina Arreola | 03/15/2016 - 13:32

Lily Eskelsen García may be the highest-ranking Latina in labor, but she knows that true power comes in the classroom — where teachers mold the minds of our future. 


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Evelyn Diaz Is Fighting Global Poverty As The President Of Heartland Alliance
Evelyn Diaz is Fighting Global Poverty as the President of Heartland Alliance
By Cristina Arreola | 03/08/2016 - 14:58

"In any given situation, whether it’s a meeting or presentation or a relationship with a co-worker, I was encouraged to examine myself and understand how I was impacting the situation: my words, attitude, posture, facial expressions, my motivations, commitments. Being able to see this, and to manage it, has helped me be effective at getting things done."


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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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