Aug 04, 2015


Life Lessons from My Journey After College by Stephanie Bravo of


Contributor Stephanie Bravo of shares her journey of self-discovery today on New Latina. A very wise man once told me that no one’s path is ever a straight line. This is something that rings true over and over again in the struggles and triumphs of my life. After 6 years, long hours burning the […]

Interview with Mariela Dabbah, Author of the Upcoming Book “Poder De Mujer”

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We recently interviewed Mariela Dabbah, author of the upcoming book “Poder de Mujer”. Ms. Dabbah offered insight into what it takes to find your identity, overcoming fears and challenges, and more in our New Latina one-on-one interview! What has motivated you to write “Poder de Mujer? For the past several years I have been focusing […]

The Lost Art of Sewing: Creativity & Relaxation


With our fast-paced lives, gone are the days when we sit quietly to read a book or create something with our hands.  With this wonderful tutorial, Lisa Renata reminds to connect with our creative self and take out your sewing machine! Dishwasher what?  Yes you read correctly.  A tutorial for a dishwasher sign.  I’m sure […]

Latina Researchers Conference


Join the Latina Researchers Conference! If you are a Latina interested in an advanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degree or research position then don’t miss the Latina Researchers Conference! Taking place this April 27-28 at the John Jay College Of Criminal Justice in New York City; the Latina Researchers Conference hopes to provide […]

LISTEN: Angélica Pérez Discusses Bicultural Latinas on Hispanic MPR

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Angélica Discusses Bicultural Latinas on Hispanic MPR Recently, I had the opportunity to listen to Angélica, publisher of, speak about bicultural Latinas on Hispanic MPR.  This is something we’ve talked about from time to time, but I have to admit, it was wonderful to hear her talk in length on this topic.  During the podcast on […]

Spotlight: Yafreisy Carrero, Mathematician and Landscape Architect Graduate Student

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Today’s New Latina’s Spotlight is on Yafreisy Carrero, a Dominican-born Latina, raised in NYC — a Mathematician and Landscape Architect student with a very bright future!   Country of Origin or Family Heritage: I was born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic. I grew up in the Bronx in New York. My family is […]

Spotlight: Nicole Torres, Talented Interior Designer and Blogger

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Today’s New Latina’s Spotlight is on Nicole Torres, an interior designer with a passion for refurbishing furniture. Read more about this inspirational Latina. Country of Origin and Family Heritage: I was born in The United States and raised in Manhattan, New York (Spanish Harlem). My mother Lillian Borges was born and raised in New York, […]

Girl In Progress – Finally A Movie for Mothers & Daughters!

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If the last  time you went to the movies with your teen daughter was years ago, Girl in Progress might be just the right movie for that your next mami-daughter outing!  The official trailer and post of Eva Mendez and Cierra Ramirez is now available, and the movie hits the theaters May 11th, 2012! Girl in […]

Los Piropos: Do They Make You Feel Sexy or Mad?


The Birth & History of Piropos “Piropos” is the Spanish word for cat-calling, flirtatious comments usually directed at women by men on the street, but it isn’t so easily defined. The word is said to be Greek in origin – (“pyropos” in Greek, means “burning face” – presumably referring to the blushing that occurs after […]

Simple Chocolate Mug Cakes for Date Night


Chocolate Mug Cakes – Your way! I’m not exactly sure of which date I began making chocolate mug cakes, but I know it had something to do with an impromptu date night.  When my girls were younger, date night was not on the top of our priortiy list.  One evening after a busy day the […]

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