Apr 21, 2014


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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 […]

Interview with Robert Reyes, a Latino Vineyard Owner & Wine Producer


Today’s Spotlight Interview is with Robert Reyes, Wine Producer and Owner of Reyes Winery- a vineyard based in California. Roberts spoke with New Latina and shared with us his history and his thoughts about wine and Latinos. New Latina: Robert, you are one of the few Latinos in this country who can say they own a […]

How to Care For and Style Your Curly Hair!

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Caring for your Curly Hair Curly hair can make you look sexy and sassy, but when it gets out of control and frizzy, you’ve got yourself a hair problem.  We consulted the blogosphere and found you some interesting articles and video to help you manage your gorgeous curly hair and look stunning! What’s Your Curly […]

Latino Heritage & Cultural Unity


New Latina Voices Series ~ Express Yourself… Once upon a time when I lived in the land of New Jersey, I was engulfed in my Latino heritage.  Or so I thought.  Living in Washington, D.C., I am surrounded by people from all over Latin America.  One interesting thing I have seen is many Latinos are constantly […]

Mi Mami: An Immigrant Entrepreneur in New York City

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Mami is 66 years old.  She gets up at 5AM to get ready for a long day of work at her small coffee shop in Manhattan.  She calls it el negocito (the small business). She has the energy of lightning — she moves quickly around her apartment in the Bronx, and takes a speedy walk […]

Sleepless in the Suburbs, Chasing Dreams

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My head is pounding with a headache.  Last night, again, I went to sleep at 2AM, working on a project while watching House Hunters episodes on the HGTV network. For those of you who don’t already know, I must confess:  I have a mild addiction to House Hunters. Some people meditate to feel centered, some people […]

Life as an Empowered, Ambitious and Bicultural Latina


Carrying one small suitcase and a load of dreams, my parents immigrated to this country in 1965, from the Dominican Republic. Two years later, they were married and I became their first born child. A middle school dropout, my mother’s first job in this country was in a leather coat factory as a seamstress. My father, […]

Spotlight: Heidi Pellerano, V.P. of Hispanic Marketing at Wasserman Media Group

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As Vice President of Hispanic Marketing at global sport and entertainment agency Wasserman Media Group, Heidi Pellerano has found a niche for herself in the world of sports marketing. Originally from Puerto Rico, she has much to say about the future of Latinas in business. She attributes her success to the influence of her mom, a PhD Epidemiologist.

Spotlight on Sujeiry Gonzalez: Multimedia Entertainer


Career and Professional Information:  I wear many hats so I call myself a Multimedia Entertainer. More specifically, I am a writer, comedic actress, host, vlogger, blogger, visionary consultant and then some! I am the sole contributor for my website, LoveSujeiry.com, and also edit the content, promote the site and its many giveaways and entertaining stories, […]

Publisher & CEO

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Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD is best known as the creative force, Publisher and CEO of New Latina, an online destination for Latina women, centering on personal leadership and career success for today’s Latina. The progressive online community is a genuine expression of today’s Latina life experience and an organic platform highlighting user-generated content and […]

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