Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermudez
Quiz: Which Latina Amigas Have the Most Inspiring Friendship?
By Kelli Acciardo | 04/16/2014 - 12:15

When it comes to best friends, do you gravitate towards fun, carefree types who are always up for a good time or do you prefer more of an hermana-like bond?


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Jennifer Lopez and Rita Moreno at the GLAAD Media Awards
Jennifer Lopez to Rita Moreno: You Made Me Feel 'Anything Was Possible For Latinas'
By Cristina Arreola | 04/15/2014 - 10:01

Many Latinas look up to Jennifer Lopez as their icon -- with good reason. She's intelligent, successful, beautiful and talented.


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Lizzie Velasquez and Victoria Justice
12 Inspiring Latinas Under 25
By Yara Simon | 04/08/2014 - 14:27

Age is not a factor when it comes to making a difference in the world. These 12 Latinas are proof of that! Some of them are barely adults, but they sure are inspirational:


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Young Latinas Design App For Blind Classmate & Win $20000!
Young Latinas Design App For Blind Classmate & Win $20,000!
By Cristina Arreola | 03/27/2014 - 09:50

Six young women from Los Fresnos, Texas, are hard at work developing an application that could radically change the way the visually-impared navigate unfamiliar spaces.


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5 Latina Heroes & Their Superpowers
5 Latina Heroes & Their Superpowers
By Cristina Arreola | 02/25/2014 - 14:53

In case you haven't heard, the popular cult-classic series Heroes is returning to the air for a 13-episode arc.


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40 Latinas Who Have Changed the World!
40 Latinas Who Have Changed the World!
By Sugey Palomares | 03/04/2013 - 16:29

Every day we are inspired by women who work to achieve more and give more. These Latinas show us that everyone has the potential to change the world and that it's up to us to make a difference! Here are 40 amazing Latinas who have changed the world.

- With additional reporting by Irina Gonzalez


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Meet Our 40 Inspiring Latinas of 2012!
Meet Our 39 Inspiring Latinas of 2012!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/31/2012 - 01:36

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 - much to our admiration.

Take a look at our 39 Inspiring Latinas of 2012 below and tell us, what inspires you in life?


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Monica Trasandes
Inspiring Latina: Monica Trasandes
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/06/2012 - 15:12

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. 


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Zayda Rivera
Inspiring Young Latina: Zayda Rivera
By Sugey Palomares | 09/19/2012 - 15:06

Zayda Rivera, 35, applies her strength, determination, and positive spirit to every task at hand. As the director of multicultural communications strategy for the Hispanic Practice at Lagrant Communications, the Puerto Rican professional (and self-proclaimed yoga lover) helps promote and educate Latinos about the importance of health and health care. We spoke to the talented Latina about her role in communications and how she gives back to her community.


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Alyssa Vera Ramos
Inspiring Young Latina: Alyssa Vera Ramos
By Sugey Palomares | 06/26/2012 - 16:00

Alyssa Vera Ramos is the inspiring Latina of the week for her strong passion for theater and teaching. The Chicago native and Northwestern University graduate is a facilitator for the non-profit organization, For Youth Inquiry, a performing health collective, which helps inspire and educate inner-city teens. We got a chance to chat with Alyssa about her community work and love for the arts. Check it out below!

What inspired you to pursue a career in the drama arts?


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