Wonder Woman
9 Ways to Be a Kick-Ass Latina at Work
By Yara Simon | 05/25/2014 - 11:00

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor described it best when she said that as a Latina “you have to


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Richer Than Mami? Ay, the Guilt!
Richer Than Mami? Ay, the Guilt!
By Wanda Medina | 10/12/2013 - 10:30

As more U.S.-born Latinas attain the American Dream and the financial freedom that comes along with it, they have to deal with the guilt of having more money than the immigrant parents who sacrificed all to help them thrive.


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Eva Longoria at Hollywood Foreign Press Association lunch
10 Famous Latinas Who Have Prioritized Career Over Kids
By Oscar Raymundo | 10/07/2013 - 16:20

Earlier this year, a scientific paper titled In Defense of Parenthood cited data suggesting that being a parent makes people happier. Claro, that makes sense.


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Beating the Wage Gap: Latinas' Struggle for Equal Pay
Beating the Wage Gap: Latinas' Struggle for Equal Pay
By Latina Staff | 05/01/2012 - 11:58

By Iris Estrada
 
After the mark of Equal Pay Day on April 17th, the internet has been buzzing with information about the whopping wage gap American women face today.
 
Numbers show that females within different occupations still make significantly less than their male counterparts, according to the American Association of University Women.  Overall, women are making 77 cents for each dollar that a man earns, but statistics vary within different ethnic groups as well.
 


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Salma Hayek Cover Announcement
Salma Hayek is Latina’s November Cover Girl!
By Lee Hernandez | 10/11/2011 - 11:43

Mexican actress Salma Hayek graces the November 2011 cover of Latina magazine, which hits newsstands on October 18th. The 45-year-old bombshell, who this month voices the love interest Kitty Softpaws in the animated feature Puss in Boots (in theaters October 28th), opens up to Latina about how she found success in love and life on her own terms.


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Sara Ramirez
Sara Ramirez: A Career Retrospective
By Lee Hernandez | 03/30/2011 - 22:25

Sara Ramirez will be heavily featured in Thursday's musical episode of Grey's Anatomy.


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Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez's Badass Career: A Retrospective
By Latina Staff | 03/08/2011 - 18:10

Michelle Rodriguez has made a career out of playing badass ladies you do not want to cross, but she says she is ready to put those days behind her to embrace more feminine roles. To this we say: Noooooo! We understand her desire to branch out, but she is just too good at being bad!

Here's a look at M-Rod in all her tough chica glory. Tell us: Which is your favorite role?


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Double Dare: Stuntwoman Crystal Santos Shares the Tricks of the Trade
By Mariela Rosario | 09/23/2008 - 13:48

Name: Crystal Santos
Age: 32
Roots: Mexican
Profession: Stunt Woman
Salary Range: Average: 37,000; Top: 100,000+

How has being Latina affected your career?

I’ve done stunts for Rosario Dawson and Roselyn Sanchez. And being Mexican makes me a commodity, so I’ve been able to act in a couple of films, too, while the typical stunt person only doubles.

Any traits all stunt women share?


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Legendary Latinas
By Latina Staff | 09/17/2008 - 12:53
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Surviving a Bad Economy
By Mariela Rosario | 09/15/2008 - 13:38

It’s no secret that the economy is taking a downturn. As financial institutions tailspin, homes foreclose, businesses downsize, and gas and grocery prices skyrocket, many of us are starting feel the pinch and some of us may be starting to feel a bit of financial panic. Now more than ever, is a great time to start learn about financial planning. With some expert help, Latina.com put together a survival guide to get you started.


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