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Inspiring Latina: How Nuestra Belleza Latina Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
Inspiring Latina: How 'Nuestra Belleza Latina' Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
By Raquel Reichard | 08/23/2016 - 17:00

You might know Jossie Ochoa as the first runner-up on Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014, but the beautiful Guatemalan-American was a "fan fave" for more than her poise and good looks. The 23-year-old has always been one to give back, and last year she took her altruism to the next level when she started Mision Guatemala.


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Nathalie Huerta First LGBT Gym
Renegade Warriors: Meet Nathalie Huerta, the Founder of the Nation's First LGBTQ Gym
By Cristina Arreola | 07/20/2016 - 10:54

Queer Latina Nathalie Huerta hated the typical gym experience.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Aida Rodriguez, a Mother, Activist & Cutting-Edge Comedian
Inspiring Latina: How Comedian Aida Rodriguez Brings Activism into Her Sets
By Caleigh Aviv | 07/12/2016 - 12:41

Aida Rodriguez is not one to pass up a challenge or deny the world of her gift.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
By Raquel Reichard | 06/07/2016 - 17:10

MelissaRoshan (“MelRo”) Potter’s life began in violence. She is the product of the rape of a 13-year-old girl.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Chloe Fernandez, a 9-Year-Old Author Living with PCD
Inspiring Latina: Meet Chloe Fernandez, a 9-Year-Old Author Living with PCD
By Raquel Reichard | 05/17/2016 - 15:49

Chloe R. Fernandez is a published author, model and actress who has written a script for a TV show and has a stellar idea for a health app.


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Inspiring Latina: Natalie Bieule is Competing at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games
Inspiring Latina: Meet Natalie Bieule, the Cubana Competing in the 2016 Paralympics
By Raquel Reichard | 05/03/2016 - 12:58

Natalie Bieule is a dancer.


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Meet Alicia Rascon, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Latinitas Magazine
Inspiring Latina: Meet Alicia Rascon, Executive Director of Latinitas
By Raquel Reichard | 04/26/2016 - 13:25

Alicia Rascon is using media and technology to empower Latina youth.


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Inspiring Latina: "Eat Pray Love"-Inspired Lawyer-Turned-Actress, Lisann Valentin
Meet Lisann Valentin, the Lawyer-Turned-Actress Inspired by 'Eat Pray Love'
By Raquel Reichard | 04/12/2016 - 15:29

Lisann Valentin always wanted to lead a life that made her Latino parents proud, one that realized their “American Dream.” So the New York-based puertorriqueña got to work early, settin


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Andrea Guendelman, Co-Founder of BeVisible Latina
Inspiring Latina: Meet Andrea Guendelman, CEO & Co-Founder of BeVisible Latina
By Raquel Reichard | 04/05/2016 - 12:27

Andrea Guendelman loves to close deals.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Ruby Polanco, Founder of Ruby Makeup Academy
Inspiring Latina: Meet Ruby Polanco, Founder of Ruby Makeup Academy
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2016 - 14:56

Ruby Polanco has always been fascinated with makeup.


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