15 Powerful Latinas
The Most Powerful Latinas in the World
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/30/2011 - 16:00

Smart. Fierce. Ambitious. Fascinating. Those are traits shared by some of the most powerful Latinas in the U.S. and beyond. These women—whether or not you agree with their politics or like their music—are admirable for the tenacity and brains that have put them atop their fields.


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Celebrate International Women's Day with the World's Most Influential Latina Leaders
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/08/2011 - 13:30

In her first major trip since becoming head of the newly created UN Women, the United Nations’ agency for gender equality, Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet celebrated International Women’s Day today in Liberia, alongside the African country’s first female president. It was a joyous moment, with Bachelet taking part in local dances and visiting a market in the capital of Monrovia, but she also spoke to reporters about the serious and crucial issues that UN Women is tackling on behalf of half the world’s population.


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The Rise of Women in Power in Latin America
The Rise of Women in Power in Latin America
By Fox News Latino | 11/04/2010 - 15:50

When Dilma Rousseff was elected to become the President of Brazil earlier this week, Latin America's most populated and wealthy nation confirmed a powerful regional trend. As Fox New Latino reports, South American countries have been bucking machismo stereotypes and embracing female chiefs of state.


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Shakira's Presidential Performance
Shakira's Presidential Performance
By Jazmin Perez | 09/23/2010 - 08:34

Shakira put on a big show in New York city this week for a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden. Front and center at the concert were Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, who are in town for the United Nations General Assembly. The Presidents took pictures with fans as they were escorted to their respective seats by Secret Service. Shakira personally thanked them both from the stage for coming to see her.


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Three Latinas Make Forbes "World's Most Powerful Women" List
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2009 - 11:06

Latinas are gaining influence all around the world, not just in the United States. From presidents to Supreme Court appointee, many notable women have opened doors for the next generation to walk through.


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