New Latina Spotlights! Celebrating all that we are!
Today’s spotlight shines on my long time best friend and mentor, Dharma E. Cortes!
Current job/professional title: Social scientist
City you live in: Lynn, MA
Country of origin or family heritage? Born in Puerto Rico, arrived in the US at 23.
Three words that best describes you: caring, cabecidura, independent
What makes you a smart Latina? Having an open mind
Stilettos or Flats? Wedges
Who has always inspired you to be your best? My parents.
Merengue, Salsa, Bachata or Other? Salsa
What’s your favorite hobby or creative outlet? Photography
25 million Latinas and counting! Your thoughts…? Political clout.
Countries you’ve visited, and your favorite one: I have visited many countries, my favorite one is Mexico.
Describe a perfect day off from work: A relaxed day with time to read, workout, play with my dog, cook, and have a nice meal with my husband.
Favorite TV show: Real Time with Bill Maher
Favorite magazine: AFAR
What has been your biggest accomplishment so far? Living a great life
What has been your biggest challenge in life? Mortality
What is your next dream? None, dreams are unreal, way too remote.
For learn more about Dharma’s professional career, click here.
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