Self2022-04-15T06:11:41-04:00

Five Black and Latinx Artists Who Expand Definitions of Love, Healing, and Community

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Five Black and Latinx Artists Who Expand Definitions of Love, Healing, and Community

Latina is highlighting the work of Latinx creatives and visual artists through NYC art guides and thematic stories in our new column, Curated by KCV. Each month, Art Curator and Processa founder, Kiara Cristina Ventura, will speak on exhibitions and inspirational artists that everyone should keep on their radar from [...]

Ask a Love Doctor: Modern Love, Dating Apps, and Scams

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Ask a Love Doctor: Modern Love, Dating Apps, and Scams

In 2022, love doesn’t look quite like the fairy tales and romcoms many grew up watching. In the age of the pandemic and dating apps like Tinder and Hinge, it can feel like love is near impossible to find. Zoom and FaceTime dates have made it awkward and difficult for many [...]

Q&A: Victoria Leandra on Developing a Podcast and Telling Nuanced Stories

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Q&A: Victoria Leandra on Developing a Podcast and Telling Nuanced Stories

Name: Victoria Leandra Age: 25 Homebase: New York City, but I'm traveling and working remote at the moment Tu país: Puerto Rico ¡Boricua aunque naciera en la luna! Describe your professional role(s):  EL ADN Podcast, Creator and Host EL ADN interview series first began as an Instagram LIVE show during the [...]

Q&A: Yari Blanco on Authenticity and Resilience in the Workplace

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Q&A: Yari Blanco on Authenticity and Resilience in the Workplace

Name: Yari Blanco Age: 35 Homebase: Los Angeles and NYC Tu país: Dominican Republic Describe your professional role(s):  Head of Multicultural Partnerships at Twitter What's been your journey to your current profession?  Many ups, some downs but mostly a lot of moments full of gratitude because I'm always prepared when new opportunities arise. [...]

Q&A: Zoila Darton’s Path to Cultural Storytelling Was Anything But Linear

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Q&A: Zoila Darton’s Path to Cultural Storytelling Was Anything But Linear

Name: Zoila Darton Age: 36 Homebase: Cali, but I’m a New Yorker forever Tu país: I rep Panama, Jamaica, New York and Eastern Europe. Describe your professional role(s):  I’m the founder and creative director of WORD. We are an evolving creative studio dedicated to cultural storytelling that puts historically marginalized voices [...]

Q&A: Briana Mendez Seeks Out Collective Latinx Wisdom

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Q&A: Briana Mendez Seeks Out Collective Latinx Wisdom

Name: Briana Mendez Age: 28 Homebase: Tampa, Florida Tu país: Puerto Rico Describe your professional role(s):  Co-founder of La Nueva Link, Creative Strategist & Brand Partnerships What's been your journey to your current profession?  I’ll never forget those moments feeling seen in my bi-cultural identity as a Puerto Rican growing up in [...]