Oct 24, 2014

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Are You Letting Your Ex’s Familia Hold You Back in Love?

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  This past Valentine’s Day you received a phone call from someone that still loves you. This call was not from your ex, but instead it was from your ex’s mother! After 5 years together you two decided to call it quits. Yet, still over two years later, your ex’s mother is still calling you […]

Latinas, Do You Know Your Sexual Responsibility?

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The Path to Sexual Responsibility So you are a modern Latina. You’re pursuing an education or a career or have already achieved your goals for success (y sigue adelante, hermana). You love your culture and give back to your community. And on top of that you are a woman that embraces her sexuality, yet sometimes […]

New Latina Spotlight: Andrea M. Gutierrez, “Knowledge is Power”

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Degree(s) :: College/University: B.A. in Visual Arts :: University of The Pacific. Current Job/Professional Title: I am currently an Education Specialist at Micke Grove Zoo in Lodi, CA. I develop educational programming and curriculum for school groups, assist in animal care, coordinate major events. I also coordinate our private and public summer, fall and spring zoo […]

Spotlight on Alicia Morga, Founder & CEO, Refleta

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Current job/professional title: Founder and CEO, Refleta (www.refleta.com) City you live in: San Francisco Recent/past professional/social achievements: I was recently named a 2011 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 1. Country of origin or family heritage?  Age you arrived to the U.S. if you were born outside of the U.S.  My family is […]

Homeschooling Your Kids Bilingual!

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What do you do when the schools in your community fail to meet your academic expectations?  Well, there’s private schools, of course, although they’re costly and vary in their academic rigor.  You can move to a “better” school district and pray that the schools are, indeed, better.  Some parents go as far as borrowing addresses […]

Ask a Professional: “I have a Marketing degree, but never did internship. How can I get hands-on experience now?

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Mentoring Hermanas is a Q & A platform on Facebook where your burning questions are answered by a group of professional Latina women — supporting our hermanas one question at a time.  To submit your question, click here. Question:  “I obtained my B.S. in marketing 3 years ago. I did not have the opportunity to […]

Who Inspires Me? Sonia Sotomayor’s Mother, Celina Sotomayor

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Celina Sotomayor Watch Angélica Pérez-Litwin, publisher of New Latina, Jennifer Pons, Lauren Hand and Kelly Wallace on the iVillage Turbo Talk, speaking candidly about the women who inspire them (Hint — one is related to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor!); how they find that elusive balance so many of us are constantly seeking and whether a […]

Spotlight on Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

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Current job/professional title: Multi-media Lifestyle Expert/Editor/Blog Creator Company’s name: Mi Blogazine, Inc. Country of origin or family heritage? I was born the second of five children (as the oldest daughter) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. College studies brought me to Boston, MA, and the rest is history. Even though I have spent my adult years […]

Spotlight: Marisa Treviño, Founder of Latina Lista!

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Current job/professional title: President of Treviño TodaMedia/Founder of Latina Lista City you live in: Greater Dallas area Any recent/past professional/social achievements: Named Groundbreaking Latina Blogger of the Year in 2011by Catalina magazine Country of origin or family heritage? I am Spanish, Mexican, British and German. I was born in Madrid, Spain and was brought to […]

New Latina: Liliana Gil

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LILIANA GIL Professional Title: Co-Founder & Managing Partner, XL Alliance.  Entrepreneur. Business Expert. Media Contributor. Country of origin/family heritage:  Born in Bogotá Colombia… I came to the U.S when I was 17 to “learn English”… so yes, I was an ESL student! City you live in: I live on the Hudson River in Jersey City… […]

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