Jul 31, 2015


Latina Spotlight on Alexandra Morbitzer, Founder of Fit Latina!

Fit Latina

Meet Alexandra Morbitzer, the founder of Fit Latina and our newest contributor! Alexandra believes that fitness should be about gaining confidence, strength and well-being, not about losing your nalgas! Alexandra launched Fit Latina, a culturally relevant social media platform for Latinas interested in pursuing a healthy lifestyle, in April and has since inspired countless mujeres […]

14 Great Holiday Gifts For Everyone!


There’s nothing I love more than giving gifts to love ones on the holidays. I always find that I can NEVER go wrong with beauty gifts.  From makeup sets, hair-shining products, to even something for the man in your life, there’s something for everyone in this list!   14 Great Holiday Gifts For Everyone! The […]

Soy Afro- Panameña! – A Personal Story of Afro-Latina Identity and Pride


“What are you? I thought you were black!” I often hear this when people  find out my parents are Panamanian.  Looking down at my arm  and responding with a sarcastic, “Oh, I thought I was too,” is how I usually dismiss the statement when I am not in the mood to explain the difference between […]

Latina Sororities: Empowerment for Success

Latina Sororities

The college experience provides many opportunities for students to meet new people, gain leadership experience, and pursue a successful career.  Regardless of your major, career goals or interests, chances are you will find others who share them in a college organization.  However this “college experience” seems to be out of reach for many Latinas. First […]

Get to know… Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros

“It wasn’t as if I didn’t know who I was. I knew I was a Mexican woman. But, I didn’t think it had anything to do with why I felt so much imbalance in my life, whereas it had everything to do with it! …” – Sandra Cisneros Sandra Cisneros is like a modern day […]

Latina Cubicle Confidential™–Part 2 of 4: Claim Your Personal Power

Cubicle Confidential

Most of us associate being powerful with holding a certain position in an organization—if you are the boss or the highest ranking team member, then you can claim your power because of your role.  Many companies are hierarchical—a person’s title alone can make them powerful.  Another way to think of the power of position is […]

Telemundo Media Unveils Bold New Look and Logo Celebrating Its Viewers’ Latino Duality


Telemundo unveiled it’s bold new look and logo at the New York NASDAQ MarketSite this morning, in celebration of its viewers Latino duality. It has been approximately twelve years since Telemundo, the nation’s premiere producer of original Spanish-language prime time content, revamped its image. Telemundo Media’s president since October 2011, Emilio Romano, was on hand […]

Esmeralda Santiago Talks About Comadres in Count On Me: Tales of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships

Las Comais, count on me

 New Latina is thrilled to be an official stop on the Count on Me: Tales of Sisterhood and Fierce Friendships book tour hosted by Condor Book Tours. Count on Me, by Las Comadres Para Las Americas and edited by Adriana V. Lopez,  features stories from twelve prominent Latina/o authors who reveal how friendships have helped […]

Hispanicize 2013 Names CNN Anchor Soledad O’Brien Co-Chair and Unveils Agenda for Inaugural Hispanic Journalist Showcase


MIAMI, FL (December 6, 2012) – In recognition of the new and growing role Hispanic journalists will play at the annual Hispanicize event, Hispanicize 2013 organizers today named CNN “Starting Point” anchor Soledad O’Brien co-chair and unveiled the agenda for its inaugural Hispanic Journalist Showcase.  Hispanicize 2013 (www.hispanicizeevent.com / #Hispz13) will take place April 9-13, […]

Latina Spotlight on Janel Rodriguez Ferrer, Author of The Arts-Angels Track 1: Drawn to You

The Arts-Angels

Janel Rodriguez Ferrer is the author of the new tween book series, The Arts-Angels. A biographer-turned-tween-fiction-author, Janel has always dreamed of creating a book series for Latino tweens and teens. In the first book of the series, The Arts-Angels Track 1: Drawn to You, readers meet Gina Santiago, a smart, spunky and talented Nuyorican teen, […]

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