Oct 30, 2014

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Are You Single This Holiday Season?

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‘Tis the season to be joyful and merry, right? Yet, with all of this pressure from family and advertisers, the holidays can often feel like an isolating time of the year when you’re single (and not married). Our desires become heightened and our personal lives simply become more visible. Many Latinas are dreading what I […]

Shedding Depression to Vivir Mi Vida

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Viviendo Mi Vida It’s amazing how much can happen in one year.  Late last Fall, I was on this “keep climbing to the top and don’t stop till you get there” track and moving fiercely.  When Alicia Keys released her album “Girl on Fire,” I truly felt as if that particular track was written for […]

iVillage Interview with Jacqueline Hernandez, COO of Telemundo

iVillage Interview with Jacqueline Hernandez, COO of Telemundo

In this 5-minute video, iVoice Latina: Telemundo’s Top Female Exec on Why It’s So Cool to Be Latino Today, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jacqueline Hernandez, Chief Operating Officer of Telemundo, about the secrets to her success (her mom!), helping more young Latinos graduate college and why salsa is now more popular in the U.S. […]

PLEASURE Is NOT A Dirty Word: Empower Your Sexuality Mujer!

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“ A “Latina’s Place” In Sexuality As Latinas, many of us learned about our “roles” in sexuality while we were helping our mamis, tias y abuelas cook dinner and tending to other domestic responsibilities. Many Latinas were taught that women’s roles in sexuality are solely for procreation, pleasing her (male sexual) partner (in which he […]

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 […]

Introducing: Aunt Clara (Founder of Dominicancooking.com)

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Boredom is my bane, one of the few things I cannot bear. I started my professional career fresh out of the university with a diploma that accredited me as an industrial designer. Less than two years after my graduation I quit my job. A stroke of serendipity landed me a job in a very different […]

Maternity Fashion: How to be Stylish, even with a Baby Bump

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Image source Sometimes trying to dress an ever-expanding baby bump can seem like a very daunting task, but luckily with a few maternity fashion tips there’s no reason why you can’t be stylish while pregnant. Here are a few tips for all you moms-to-be to get you on your way.   5 Quick Maternity Fashion […]

College Prep: Starting Early (iVillage Post)

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Getty Images In January, colleges and universities across the country experienced record-breaking numbers of college applications. UCLA reported a stunning 61,498 applications, and Columbia University received a record 34,587, a 32% increase over last year. The increasing cost of a college education and the struggle to pay for those four years are clearly not slowing […]

“What Are You?”: Confessions From a Multiracial Latina

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“What Are You?”: Confessions From a Multiracial Latina I can usually tell when it’s coming because the person squints with this perplexed look, shaking their head from side to side, and in slow motion the words roll off of their tongue…What are you? I’ve gotten the question from colleagues, audience members, old ladies on the bus, […]

Spotlight: Mariela Dabbah, Best-Selling Author & Entrepreneur

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Career and Professional Information: Writer, speaker, media contributor, founder and CEO of www.latinosincollege.com Degrees You Hold: Mater’s Degree in Philosophy and Literature, University of Buenos Aires Country of Origin or Family Heritage: I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have been in the U.S. since I was 24. I live in Westchester County, New […]

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