Maria Molina
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Meteorologist Maria Molina
By Valerie Tejeda | 04/02/2013 - 13:14

Maria Molina is a meteorologist for FOX News Channel. Originally from Nicaragua, Maria is one of the youngest weather women on cable. In addition to her busy job at FOX, Molina is working towards her graduate degree at Columbia University, studying climate change. With her hard work ethic, and positive outlook on life, Maria Molina is this week’s Inspiring Latina!

What inspired you to become a meteorologist? 

Read more
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Ballet Dancer Jenna Graves
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Ballet Dancer Jenna Graves
By Valerie Tejeda | 03/26/2013 - 13:58

Jenna Graves, is a professional dancer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who always dreamed of performing on stage. Jenna just finished dancing for the world-renowned dance company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2013 season at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (March 13 - 24). This is her second season with Ailey II. Being Puerto Rican, she is the only Latina dancer in the company of 12 dancers. Ms.

Read more
Inspiring Latina of the Week Adriana Suarez
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Dove Beauty Campaign 'Real Woman' Adriana Suarez
By Samantha Leal | 03/19/2013 - 13:59

Dove celebrates and features "real women," in their ads, and we love them for that! Celebrating true beauty, the brand recently launched its new series of ads -- and Colombian Adriana Suarez represents for us Latinas! A student at Florida International University, she loves riding horses and entertaining her friends by throwing dinner parties. We caught up with Adriana to talk Dove details, her future goals and why she loves being Latina.

Tell us a bit about your background.

Read more
Julietta Lopez
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Constituent Liaison Julietta Lopez
By Kamren Curiel | 02/05/2013 - 12:11

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 graduated last spring with a double major in International Studies and Political Science, landed a position as constituent liaison.

Read more
Tracy Perez
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Beauty Director Tracy Perez
By Valerie Tejeda | 01/29/2013 - 13:40

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 to the print version of Parents, Tracy works on the tablet edition and blogs for

Read more
Cristina Costantini
Inspiring Latina of the Week: ABC/Univision's National Affairs Correspondent Cristina Costantini
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 01/24/2013 - 11:03

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.

Read more
Inspiring Latina: Cindy Rodriguez
Inspiring Latina of the Week: CNN Editor, Cindy Rodriguez
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 12/04/2012 - 13:39

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 compelled to change that. “The art, culture, and historic footprint in this country was changing, but no one was really writing stories about it," says Rodriguez. "I wanted to change that.”

Read more
Maribel Liberman
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Chocolatier & Business Owner Maribel Lieberman
By Desiree Browne | 11/27/2012 - 12:16

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 passionfruit or chili pepper—or something she discovered in New York’s culinary landscape, like cardamom or pistachio.

Read more
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Actress & Philanthropist, Iliana Guibert McGinnis
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/20/2012 - 13:28

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.

Read more
Monica Herrera
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Rolling Stone Senior Editor, Monica Herrera
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/13/2012 - 12:30

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.

Read more