Lessons on Love & Familia from Mi Mamá I have many friends and family members who are mothers. There are times we all get together and I tend to stay a little quieter about giving advice or sharing too much of my experience. Sometimes I am over-critical of myself. I think it has to do [...]
Galvanizing a New Latina Movement: Angélica Pérez is Guest Speaker at NYC Latino Professionals Meet Up! Join Us!
In March, the Latina Leadership Presentation featured NYCLP member Dr. Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez. The presentation was based on Dr. Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez’s dissertation, “A Profile of Latina Leadership in the United States: Characteristics, Positive Influences, and Barriers,” in which she identified five categories of the essential characteristics to being an effective Latina leader. One of the five essential categories was [...]
Diagnosing My Husband with Dyslexia When I met my husband, I knew there was something different about him. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but he was a bit goofy in social interactions and much kinder and more sensitive then other men I’d met. I wouldn’t have pegged him as being Dyslexic though, since [...]
Spotlight: Dash Harris, Creator of the Upcoming Docu-Series ‘Negro: A Docu-Series about Latino Identity’
Journalist & Docu-Series Creator Journalist, Dash Harris, is on a mission to explore the dynamics of Latino identity in the U.S. and abroad. Her upcoming docu-series, Negro, examines both history and present attitudes about skin color, social hierarchies and self-identification of Latinos of the African Diaspora. In recent months, you may have noticed her tweeting and sharing on [...]
Angélica Discusses Bicultural Latinas on Hispanic MPR Recently, I had the opportunity to listen to Angélica, publisher of NewLatina.net, 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 [...]