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25 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
How Grace Bastidas Built a Media Brand for Modern Families
The founding editor-in-chief of Parents Latina and Ser Padres shares how she launched and built a media brand that infuses multicultural roots and inclusive parenting.Follow Grace on instagram @brooklynwriter. If you loved this episode, listen to How O Magazine’s Arianna Davis Made It, on Her Own Terms and How Aimee Garcia Took Charge of Her Hollywood Career. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
24 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Why Dr. Mariel Buqué Believes Healing Leads to Liberation
The Ivy League educated holistic psychologist is revolutionizing her field with Indigenous healing, curanderos, sound baths, and Reiki therapy. Dr. Buqué breaks down her work in mental wellness, and how we can use “micro moments” to connect with ourselves.Follow Dr. Buqué on instagram @dr.marielbuque and on twitter. If you loved this episode, listen to LEVEL UP: How to Approach Your Health Holistically and Nicole Mejia Wants You to Love Yourself—All of You. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
25 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Why Kayla Rodriguez Graff is Bringing Honey to Wound Care
As co-founder and CEO of SweetBio, she’s harnessing the power of Manuka honey to heal advanced wounds and reimagine health outcomes. But early on, the biotech company nearly crumbled. Kayla describes the pivot that put them back on track, and the unique challenges of bringing health care products directly to consumers. Follow Kayla @kaykayroro on Twitter and Instagram. If you loved this episode, listen to How O Magazine’s Arianna Davis Made It, on Her Own Terms and Gia Morón Wants More of Us in the Weed Business. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
27 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
Who Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez Is Writing For
The Latina Rebels founder and author of For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color, opens up about imposter syndrome, colorism, and why shaking off traditional roles was key to finding freedom.Follow Prisca and on instagram @priscadorcas. If you loved this episode, listen to How Nelini Stamp Sets Injustice Aflame and How Writer Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Maintains Control of Her Narrative. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
26 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
Why Zaena Zamora is Fighting for Our Reproductive Freedom
The executive director of pro-choice Frontera Fund discusses the ramifications of the loss of abortion rights in Texas, and the challenges that lay ahead for the state and the the country. Zaena also gives Alicia insight into what it takes to keep abortion care at the forefront of the national healthcare movement.Follow Zaena and Frontera Fund on instagram @fronterafundrgv. If you loved this episode, listen to For Sociologist Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve Getting Latinos to Care about Justice Reform Is Personal and Why Actress Selenis Leyva and Her Sister, Trans Activist Marizol Leyva, Are Closer Than Ever. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
23 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
How Curator E. Carmen Ramos is Representing Us in the Art World
As a teenager, she spent weekends in New York City museums. Today she’s big-time in her field. E. Carmen Ramos talks candidly about feeling unwelcome in her first museum job to challenging the art establishment to include more Latino artists in the country’s biggest art institutions.Follow E. Carmen on instagram @wheightsgirl. If you loved this episode, listen to How Artist Scherezade Garcia Came to Work and Exist on Her Own Terms and Why Author Valeria Luiselli’s Art Reflects Real Life. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
21 minutes | Sep 6, 2021
Why Designer Jen Zeano Is Building a Queer Lifestyle Brand in South Texas
Jen, who is behind empowering T-shirt collections like the pink and red “Latina Power” line, started out hand-drawing on coffee mugs while working at a Best Buy. She speaks with Alicia about what it was like launching a design company from her living room, and how being in the Rio Grande Valley fuels her sense of community and inspires JZD’s colorful, mantra-infused tees.Follow Jen on instagram @jenzeano. If you loved this episode, listen to How Fashion Entrepreneur Camila Coelho Went from Working Retail to Building a Beauty Brand and Author Carmen Maria Machado on the Myth of a Queer Love Utopia. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
22 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
UNSTUCK: Breathwork Coach Ana Lilia Teaches Us How to Center Ourselves
Ana Lilia fell in love with breathing practices and affirmations as part of her own healing journey. Then she shared those gifts with others. Now she shares how to clear your mind, control your anxiety and rewrite your story—one breath at a time.Follow Ana on instagram @_ana_lilia. If you loved this episode, listen to LEVEL UP: How to Approach Your Health Holistically and How Health Coach Massy Arias Found Her Real Strength. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
26 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
UNSTUCK: What Media Mogul Nely Galán Can Teach Us About the Art of Reinvention
The television executive turned entrepreneur took a major detour—mid career—to go back to school. She shares how that decision changed her life, as well as her insights on how to find your true purpose.Follow Nely on instagram @nelygalan. If you loved this episode, listen to Fashion Entrepreneur Lilliana Vazquez: “Build Something for Yourself” and How Carolyn Rodz Is Connecting Entrepreneurs with Opportunities. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
25 minutes | Aug 16, 2021
UNSTUCK: How PR Pro Lissette M. Rios Connects the Dots
The founder of Chic Influence, a public relations firm, shares her tips for telling an individual or brand’s story so that others want to listen. Plus, the powerful exercise she relies on to gain clarity and make big moves.Follow Lissette on instagram @lissymarie. If you loved this episode, listen to Why Reina Rebelde's Founder, Regina Merson, Chose Herself Over Everything Else and LEVEL UP: How to Approach Your Health Holistically. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
23 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
UNSTUCK: Why Irene Quevedo Wants You to Take a Chance on Yourself
To kick off this four part series, this non-profit CEO and professional coach shares the biggest obstacle her clients face when it comes to asserting what they really want, as well as the radical decision that transformed her life.Follow Irene on Instagram @iquevedo. If you loved this episode, listen to LEVEL UP: Your Relationships Could Use a Refresh and LEVEL UP: How to Secure Your Financial Future Starting Today. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
25 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Why Radical Health CEO Ivelyse Andino Wants to Reimagine Health Care
Ivelyse's personal experience of navigating the health care system inspired her to build a business that harnesses technology and intimate conversations to give individuals more control over their health. In this episode, she shares the power of taking up space and giving yourself permission to figure things out as you go.Follow Ivelyse on Instagram @ivelyse. If you loved this episode, listen to this interview with Fitness coach Yami Mufdi on How to Approach Your Health Holistically and How Health Coach Massy Arias Found Her Real Strength. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
24 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
What Activist Tania Rosario Méndez is Doing to Combat Femicide in Puerto Rico
The Executive Director of Taller Salud, a feminist organization in Puerto Rico, breaks down how the island's struggling economy and social systems fail survivors, what needs to change, and what we can each do to combat gender-based violence. Follow Tania on Instagram @taniarosariomendez. If you loved this episode, listen to this interview with Sociologist Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve about Justice Reform and How San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Is Not Done Fighting. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
24 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
How Carolyn Rodz Is Connecting Entrepreneurs with Opportunities
Her own leap from investment banking to entrepreneurship inspired Hello Alice, a free platform that helps businesses learn and grow. Carolyn shares her roadmaps for entrepreneurs, and the source of her own eternal optimism.Follow Carolyn on Instagram @carolynrodz. If you loved this episode, listen to Why Corporate America Couldn’t Change Carla Vernón at Her Core and How Bomba Curls' Lulu Cordero Unfurled Her Natural Hair and Ambition. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
26 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
How TikTok Star Tefi Pessoa Gets Paid to Be Herself
She was a quirky kid who was obsessed with pop culture and learned the art of chisme from her abuela. It all prepared her to take our social media feeds by storm. Tefi shares her path from behind the scenes to the star of the show and the tricks she uses to make every performance “just a conversation.” Follow Tefi Pessoa on Instagram @hellotefi. If you loved this episode, listen to Why Our Friend Dessa Likes Picking Brains Apart and How Jenny Lorenzo Became the Internet’s Favorite Cuban Abuela. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon Supporter!
23 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
How Maude CEO Éva Goicochea Plans to Revolutionize Sexual Wellness
Growing up in New Mexico, she read books like Our Bodies, Ourselves, and understood the importance of destigmatizing sexuality. Now the entrepreneur shares how her modern sexual wellness company is reimagining an outdated industry. Follow Éva Goicochea on Instagram @evagoicochea. If you loved this episode, listen to Why Tech Visionary Irma Olguin Jr. Went Back to Her Farming Roots and How Girls Night In Founder Alisha Ramos Started a Stay-at-Home Movement. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon Supporter!
21 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
How Mysticism Fuels Natalia Lafourcade's Musical Process
The iconic Mexican folk singer didn’t know if she would keep working in music, so she lost herself in Canada and started paying attention to signs from the universe. In this episode, she shares how she found her way back home and the rituals she relies on to bring new projects to life. Follow Natalia Lafourcade on Instagram @natalialafourcade and listen to her album Canto Por México Vol. II. If you loved this episode, listen to What Medium Tatianna Morales Sees in Her Own Future and What Singer Aymée Nuviola Left Behind for Her Art. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
1 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
THANK YOU for One Million Downloads!
We did it: we surpassed one million downloads. Thank you for supporting this Latina-owned podcast. To celebrate you, we’re hosting 12 days of giveaways from some of our favorite Latina-owned brands and Latina authors. Listen in or head over to our Instagram @latinatolatina to learn more!
53 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Introducing Yeah No, I’m Not OK with Diane Guerrero
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio shot to fame when she wrote an essay about being an undocumented student at Harvard. But instead of book deals, she looked for more meaning in writing and exploring her identity. Along the way, she learned more about herself and tells Diane how the correct diagnoses, therapy, strict personal boundaries, and self-acceptance have all changed her life for the better. If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the United States at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). You can find a list of additional resources at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources. More information on borderline personality disorder here: https://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.org/consumer-recovery-resources/ Learn about DBT therapy here: https://www.onlinedbtcourses.com/ This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
29 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
How Netflix’s Carolina Garcia Picks Binge-Worthy Hits
She learned on the job as an assistant to one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, and spent nine years at Twentieth Century Fox before making the leap to Netflix. Now its director of original programing, she lets us in on what it takes to sell a big idea.Follow Carolina on Instagram @thedancingdiary. If you loved this episode, listen to How Showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez Stays in High Demand and LEVEL UP: This Life Coach Says Now's the Time to Level Up. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
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