Inspiring Latina

 
Inspiring Latina: Meet Noëlle Santos, An Afro-Latina Campaigning For The Only Bookstore In The Bronx
Inspiring Latina: Meet Noëlle Santos, An Afro-Boricua Campaigning for the Only Bookstore In the Bronx
By Bianca Mercado | 02/21/2017 - 11:42

Noelle Santos is determined to bring her dual purposed vision of an indie bookstore and wine bar, ingeniously named The Lit.


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Meet Leiomy Maldonado, the Trans Latina Vogue Dancer Whose Hair Flip Inspired Beyoncé & More
Meet Leiomy Maldonado, the Trans Latina Vogue Dancer Whose Hair Flip Inspired Beyoncé & More
By Raquel Reichard | 01/24/2017 - 11:21

Leiomy Maldonado is the “Wonder Woman” of vogue – and if you’ve ever seen her on the dance floor, you’ll know why.


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Presenting the 2016 Latinas of the Year
Latinas of the Year: Presenting the Badass Ladies Who Inspired Us in 2016
By Latina Staff | 12/19/2016 - 12:00

This story originally appeared in Latina magazine's December 2016/January 2017 issue. With reporting by Jesús Triviño Alarcón and Taiia Smart Young.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Christy Haubegger, Our Magazine's Founding Mother
Inspiring Latina: Meet Christy Haubegger, Our Magazine's Founding Mother
By Robyn Moreno | 12/13/2016 - 12:02

This article originally appeared in Latina magazine's November 2016 issue.


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Meet Victoria Alonso, the Latina You Didn't Know Was Behind Your Favorite Marvel Films
Meet Victoria Alonso, the Latina Behind Your Favorite Marvel Films
By Raquel Reichard | 12/06/2016 - 09:40

The name Victoria Alonso might not be familiar to you, but it should be.


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Meet Tania León, an Afro-Latina Composer Creating Change Through Music
Meet Tania León, an Afro-Latina Composer Creating Change Through Music
By Raquel Reichard | 11/02/2016 - 14:14

For Tania León, music is transformative. It has the power to heal and is an instrument for activism. She would know.


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Inspiring Latina: How Breast Cancer Survivor Natalia Muñoz Advocated for Herself
Inspiring Latina: How Breast Cancer Survivor Natalia Muñoz Advocated for Herself
By Raquel Reichard | 10/18/2016 - 12:32

Self-advocacy saved Natalia Muñoz’s life.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Nadia Lopez, the School Principal Revolutionizing Public Education
Inspiring Latina: Meet Nadia Lopez, the School Principal Revolutionizing Public Education
By Raquel Reichard | 09/20/2016 - 14:38

Nadia Lopez is shaking up education. The part-Guatemalan, part-Honduran Black Latina is the founding principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, a public school in Brooklyn, New York.


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Inspiring Latina: How Gabriela Chojkier Helps Bring Latino Issues to the White House
Inspiring Latina: How Gabriela Chojkier Helps Bring Latino Issues to the White House
By Robyn Moreno | 09/16/2016 - 12:56

Getting to report to Michelle and Barack Obama, well, that’s an honor right there. Promoting and celebrating your culture at the same time? That’s pretty much a dream job.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Andre Veloz, the Dominicana Breaking Barriers for Women in Bachata
Meet Andre Veloz, the Dominicana Breaking Barriers for Women in Bachata
By Raquel Reichard | 09/13/2016 - 15:42

Bachata is considered a man’s territory, certainly no place for a “respectable” mujer – at least that’s what Andre Veloz, a bachatera breaking barriers for women in the genre, heard all


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