Aug 04, 2015


Latina Spotlight: Ariele Gonzalez, Vice President of Business Development at DashLocker

Ariele Gonzalez, DashLocker, Latina Spotlight, New Latina

This week’s Latina Spotlight is on Ariele Gonzalez, Vice President of Business Development at DashLocker. Ariele sits down with New Latina to discuss her new role at DashLocker, her professional goals and how being Latina has impacted her personal and professional outlook.  Congratulations on becoming DashLocker‘s new VP of Business Development! Tell me, how did […]

Chatter Buzz’s Ashley Cisneros: Getting Out of My Own Way


  Every now and then, we all need a push. For me, sometimes it’s a shove. For the last year or so, my long-time friend Shalyn Dever, has wanted to team up on a venture. “Ash, we have to start a PR firm,” she told me over coffee one day. A few weeks later, it was “You know, […]

Career Spotlight: Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Career Spotlight, Dentist, Hygienist, Dentistry

Today’s Career Spotlight is on Dentistry and Dental Hygiene.  What do dentists and hygienists do? Along with giving advice and administering care, to helping to prevent future problems, dentists diagnose and treat problems with teeth and tissues in the mouth.  They remove tooth decay, fill cavities, examine X rays, place protective plastic sealants on patients’ teeth, straighten […]

Latina Spotlight: Pamela Campos Air Force Intelligence Analyst, Political Science Student and NHLI Graduate

Pamela Campos Air Force

Today’s Latina Spotlight is on Pamela Campos, Air Force Intelligence Analyst, Political Science Student at Portland State University and National Hispana Leadership Institute Graduate.  What is your country of origin or family heritage? My mother is from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. As a young woman, she was a vibrant, athletic prodigy. At twenty years old my mother […]


Therapy is Cool

I remember noticing that something wasn’t right with my uncle when I was seven years old. His outward cheerful attitude didn’t silence my intuition. I knew something was wrong. I remember seeing him in his room more often than not. He barely dated, if ever, and had few friends.  I remember hearing whispers that he drank. The issue […]

New Futuro Hosts College Fair in New York City October 20, 2012


To all of my student readers, I have an exciting opportunity for you to take advantage of.  New Futuro is a social Latino education community helping families get their students into college and beyond. The organization helps students prepare, apply and pay for college. It also features the biggest online tracker of Hispanic scholarships. Next Saturday, October […]

National Hispanic Mental Health Professionals Advocacy Network To Launch October 18, 2012

National Hispanic Mental Health Professionals Advocacy Network, HMHP

  The Get-Right! Organization, Inc. (Get-Right!) and NEW LATINA are honored to announce their joint partnership in the establishment and launch of the National Hispanic Mental Health Professionals Advocacy Network. Xiomara A. Sosa, Get-Right! Founder, President and CEO along with Angélica Pérez-Litwin, Publisher of NEW LATINA and Huffington Post Contributor, have formed a partnership to […]

Target’s School Library Makeovers Benefit Students

Target School Library Makeover

Across the country, school libraries are feeling the sting of budget cuts. For some, librarian positions are being lost, while others struggle to find funding to purchase new titles, update technology equipment, or teach information literacy and Digital Citizenship.  But according to the American Association of School Librarians, school library programs improve learning. In fact, […]

Coca-Cola and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund To Grant $300,000 To Latino Students With #Destapasufuturo Scholarship Fund

Destapa Tu Futuro

Did you know that only 13 percent of the Hispanic population 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher (2010 US Census). Coca-Cola and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund are teaming up to achieve their goal of improving that statistic, and having a college degree in every Latino household by 2025! Every year Coca-Cola and the Hispanic […]

Latina Spotlight: Amy Javier

amy javier fashion latina

Today’s spotlight is on Amy Javier, fashionista, entrepreneur and creator of Style Bloomer. What is your country of origin or family heritage? My parents are Dominican from the Dominican Republic. My mother came to NYC when she was seven years old. My father wooed my mother by commenting on how gorgeous her hair was and […]

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