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Inspiring Latina: Spinal Cord Injury Survivor Tamara Mena
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Spinal Cord Injury Survivor Tamara Mena
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 04/29/2014 - 12:18

A motivational speaker and model, Tamara Mena's life changed like she would have never imagined after she suffered a car accident at age 19 that left her paralyzed and, sadly, killed her boyfrie


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Sofia Vergara and Adamari Lopez
12 Inspiring Latinas Who Conquered Cancer
By Yara Simon | 04/24/2014 - 16:02

"I'm a survivor" is what these women are all singing! In 2012, cancer was named the #1 killer of Hispanics in the United States.


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Inspiring Latina: Chef and Entrepreneur Ellen Bennett
Inspiring Latina: Chef and Entrepreneur Ellen Bennett
By Latina Staff | 04/16/2014 - 16:11

Known as the crazy-haired, high-spirited, adventurous girl that was born in Los Angeles to a Mexican mother and English father, Ellen Bennett is a Latina that knows all about going after exactly


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Dolores Huerta and Rosie Perez
The 10 Most Inspiring Latina Activists
By Yara Simon | 04/16/2014 - 13:09

These women have all taken action in different ways, but they have one thing in common: They believe in what they’re fighting for. Here are the 10 most inspiring Latina activists:


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Anaridis Rodriguez
Inspiring Latina Of The Week: The Weather Channel News Anchor Anaridis Rodriguez
By Cristina Arreola | 04/16/2014 - 12:13

When Anaridis Rodriguez moved from the Dominican Republic to the United States, she didn't speak English.


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Lizzie Velasquez and Victoria Justice
12 Inspiring Latinas Under 25
By Yara Simon | 04/08/2014 - 14:27

Age is not a factor when it comes to making a difference in the world. These 12 Latinas are proof of that! Some of them are barely adults, but they sure are inspirational:


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Inspiring Latina of the Week: 'Island of Lemurs' Anthropologist Mireya Mayor
Inspiring Latina of the Week: 'Island of Lemurs' Anthropologist Mireya Mayor
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 04/04/2014 - 09:30

Dr. Mireya Mayor holds a Ph.D. in anthropology.


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Inspiring Latina Honey German Talks Celebrity Reporting, Latina Roots, And More
Inspiring Latina: Entertainment News Blogger Honey German
By Latina Staff | 04/01/2014 - 13:54

Known for being one of the most respected entertainment news bloggers and celebrity interviewers, Honey German is the girl who breaks the story before many other news


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Inspiring Latina Alejandra G Talks Shoe Designing, Latina Roots, and More
Inspiring Latina: Shoe Designer Alejandra G
By Latina Staff | 04/01/2014 - 11:12

Alejandra G, a Los Angeles native and former TV producer turned shoe designer, has fascinated the world with her brilliant mix of textures, colors and drop-dead glamour.


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Inspiring Latina of the Week: Hollywood Stunt Double Alicia Vela-Bailey
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Hollywood Stunt Double Alicia Vela-Bailey
By Latina Staff | 03/25/2014 - 12:30

Looking at Alicia Vela-Bailey's life is like reading about three at the same time. Raised in Oahu, Hawaii, Alicia grew up in an artistic household.


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