Dec 20, 2014

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Spotlight: Marisa Treviño, Founder of Latina Lista!

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Current job/professional title: President of Treviño TodaMedia/Founder of Latina Lista City you live in: Greater Dallas area Any recent/past professional/social achievements: Named Groundbreaking Latina Blogger of the Year in 2011by Catalina magazine Country of origin or family heritage? I am Spanish, Mexican, British and German. I was born in Madrid, Spain and was brought to […]

A Guide to Healthy Simple Mexican Food

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Yvette Marquez-Sharpanack’s piece, on cooking – delicious, healthy and simple.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. […]

Education: The Best Legacy

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Othanya (center), a Dominican high school student, recently accepted to Columbia University on full scholarship “La educación es la mejor herencia…” was a phrase Othanya, a 17-year old high school senior, repeatedly heard from her Dominican immigrant parents.  Othanya was recently accepted to Columbia University, with a full 4-year scholarship — everything covered, including books […]

Being a New Latina Mother

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Dariela Cruz-Gillespie, enjoying a relaxing moment with her daughter . Motherhood: Magical and powerful.  No other love or role compares.  A plethora of unforgettable moments — joyful, life-altering and at times challenging.  The most honorable job in the world, one bestowed upon us by Mother Nature herself. Today’s Latina woman, the New Latina, enjoys the […]

What the Yuck?! Your Most Embarrassing Questions – Answered!

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Our weekend Book Pages series, shares pages from our favorite books.  Today’s book is authored by Dr. Roshini Raj, a friend and an excellent doctor.  Dr. Raj is the Health Magazine and Today Show contributor.  Her book is a compilation of numerous question that women are often too embarrassed to ask.  Below are three questions […]

Carta de Amor para mi Mamá Juana

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In celebration of Mother’s Day, we are sharing love letters from our readers to their beloved mothers.  This letter was written by Helen Troncoso. Dear Mamá Juana, You are probably so surprised that you are receiving this letter. Out of the six children you have, I think we butt heads the most, I think that […]

New Latina: Liliana Gil

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LILIANA GIL Professional Title: Co-Founder & Managing Partner, XL Alliance.  Entrepreneur. Business Expert. Media Contributor. Country of origin/family heritage:  Born in Bogotá Colombia… I came to the U.S when I was 17 to “learn English”… so yes, I was an ESL student! City you live in: I live on the Hudson River in Jersey City… […]

On Women, Friendships and Solidarity

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This is a guest post by Dior Vargas. Ever since I started school, my friendships with girls were challenging.  Of course, elementary school consisted of girls stating that you were copying them (i.e. certain phrases, fads), making fun of you, and talking about you behind your back. In high school it was pretty much the […]

Love Letter to My Mother

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Rachel Matos and her mother This week we are celebrating El Día de las Madres with love letters written by our readers to their mothers.  This letter was written by Rachel Matos. Dear Mom, It’s been a while since I’ve written a letter to you. Do you remember that?  While you would take me to […]

A New Sancocho: Staying Healthy, Fit and Sexy

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Andrea Ramírez’s piece, on healthy eating.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. A Sancocho is a […]

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