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It’s hard to believe she didn’t begin drawing until she was 17. You’ve seen her work on Pixar’s Coco, her gorgeous Google Doodles, and her children’s book illustrations, most recently in Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea. Ana Ramírez González talks with Alicia about falling in love with her craft,  moving from Mexico to the U.S. for art school, and forging an uncertain career path by following her heart, overcoming rejection, and drawing inspiration from Mexican culture.
Actor. Musician. Activist. How Jackie Cruz creates her own path (in and out of the spotlight).Follow Jackie on Twitter @MsJackieCruz and IG @JackieCruz. If you loved this episode, listen to iLe, Scherezade Garcia, and Latashá for more on finding your creative voice. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
Marizol's transition not only tested her determination to live life on her own terms, it also tested her lifelong bond to her sister Selenis.  A failing marriage, an acting career on the rocks, and mental health woes did not allow Selenis to be there for her beloved sister as much as she would have liked. In their memoir, "My Sister: How One Sibling's Transition Changed Us Both,"  they recount the difficult decisions they each had to make to be whole and to love each other through unimaginable hurt.Follow Marizol @iam_marizol on Twitter and IG; follow Selenis on Twitter @selenis_leyva and IG @selenisleyvaofficial. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter! 
Fitness coach Yami Mufdi wants you to shift your mindset from on how your body looks to how it feels. She breaks down all the components—nutrition, intention, routine—to get to a healthier you.If you loved this episode, listen to Nicole Mejia Wants You to Love Yourself—All of You and Why Dr. Julie Ramos Insists You Take Care of Your Heart. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
Personal finance expert Ramona Ortega of My Money, My Future gives us some real talk about how to take control of your finances today so you can own your time, your money, and your life from now on. Plus essential advice for starting a business—and investing in yourself.If you loved this episode, listen to Daniela Pierre Bravo Teaches Us How to 'Earn It' and How Pinnacle Founder & CEO Nina Vaca Became a Corporate Titan. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
Psychotherapist Genesis Games gets real about why it’s important to assess your relationships truthfully, so you can set healthy expectations and comfortable boundaries. Plus, how to navigate different kinds of relationships—with family, friends, and significant others.Follow Genesis Games on Twitter @miamitherapist_.If you loved this episode, listen to Alicia Tells Us about Her Book, The Likeability Trap and How Therapist and Healer Christine Gutierrez Came Back Home to Herself, and Wrote I Am Diosa. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
To launch this special series, Alicia talks to experts about how each of us can step into our fullest potential in the new year. Life and business coach Wendy Amara explains how to lay out the action steps that will help you accomplish your goals, and shares personal stories about leveling up when she expanded her business - and when she had twins!Follow Wendy Amara on Instagram @wendyamara.If you loved this episode, listen to How Majo Molfino Helps You Break the Good-Girl Myth and How One Day at a Time's Isabella Gomez Found Her Strength. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The digital director of Oprah Magazine talks to Alicia about the maverick moves that landed her jobs in journalism. And she discusses her new book, What Would Frida Do? and what the icon's “Viva la vida” mantra means to her.Follow Arianna Davis on Instagram @ariannagab.If you loved this episode, listen to Why Pioneering Journalist Maria Hinojosa Put Herself in the Story and How Documentarian Cristina Costantini Fed Her Soul While Making Mucho Mucho Amor. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The blogger and founder of Elaluz and the Camila Coelho Collection shares how a promise to her mother pushed her to work hard in a very competitive industry. And she gets real about using her massive platform to fight the stigma of people living with epilepsy—like her.Follow Camila Coelho on Instagram @camilacoelho.If you loved this episode, listen to How Joanna Vargas Built a Beauty Empire with Her Hands and Julissa Prado, the Million-Dollar Curl Whisperer.Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The successful owner of makeup brand Reina Rebelde talks about how she chose to leave a high-profile law career to find her way back to herself. And how she convinced her family that starting a business was the right path for her.Follow Regina Merson on Instagram @reginamerson.If you loved this episode, listen to How Girls Night In Founder Alisha Ramos Started a Stay-at-Home Movement and How Beauty Insider Tina Hedges Created LOLI, an Environmentally Sound Brand. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The marketing and business consultant on realizing and harnessing the power that marketing and media have to influence people’s behavior. And how she drew on those skills to be authentically herself.If you loved this episode, listen to Why Corporate America Couldn’t Change Carla Vernón at Her Core and Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez Are Shaking Up the Cigar Industry. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
Journalists Jennifer Medina and Patricia Mazzei of the New York Times break down how we voted this election, and what the mainstream media so often gets wrong about it. Follow Jennifer Medina and Patricia Mazzei on Twitter @jennymedina and @PatriciaMazzei. If you loved this episode, listen to Let’s Talk Latina Power in This Election and Univision’s Ilia Calderón Is Grounded by the People She Covers. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The gold medal athlete opens up about how she dealt with emotional and verbal abuse at the hands of coaches, the key role her mother played in advocating for her, and why leaving her beloved sport for a while was exactly what she needed."Habla Now," HBO Latino's award-winning "Habla" series, features Laurie Hernandez in its latest installment. It is now available to stream on HBO Max.Follow Laurie Hernandez on Instagram at @lauriehernandez. If you loved this episode, listen to How Jennifer Mercedes Made Herself an MVP in Sports Journalism. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
Her weekly newsletter champions self-care and mental health, while being the heart of a thriving tech company. Alisha talks about how investing $20,000 in herself led to building a massive online community that brings people together in real life. Follow Alisha Ramos on Instagram @alisharamos or @girlsnightinclub. If you loved this episode, listen to How Aimee Garcia Took Charge of Her Hollywood Career and Why Pioneering Journalist Maria Hinojosa Put Herself in the Story. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
She tells Alicia her Latina identity plays into every aspect of her medical career, from the big hoop earrings in her professional headshot, to her pragmatic approach to becoming a successful cardiologist. Hard to believe she almost flunked out of med school, and now practices at one of the country's leading hospitals. We stan a legend.If you loved this episode, listen to Dr. Laura Scott Is Building a Self-Care Brand One Post at a Time and  Why Jessica González-Rojas Champions Reproductive Justice. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
She Se Puede founders Jess Morales Rocketto and Stephanie Valencia get real about what’s at stake this election, including Covid recovery, the environment, and immigration policy. Stephanie reminds us there are lives on the line. Jess encourages us to think about how our choices affect others. And Alicia gets emotional about the power of the Latino vote.Follow Jess Morales Rocketto on Instagram @jesslivemo and Stephanie Valencia on Twitter @stephanievalenc. She Se Puede is on Instagram @she_sepuede.If you loved this episode, listen to Political Power Player Cecilia Muñoz Reminds Us That We Are ‘More Than Ready’ and Two Latina Activists on Latinos' Place in Anti-Blackness. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The former political aide says growing up in agricultural California deeply shaped her identity, especially as a Latina in powerful roles, including chief of staff in the U.S. Senate. Amanda offers candid moments from running for, and losing public office, twice. And why those experiences crystallized her mission to fight for the rest of us.Follow Amanda Renteria on Twitter @AmandaRenteria. If you loved this episode, listen to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Is Not Done Fighting and Why Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Leads from the Heart. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The actor best known for playing a nerdy Latina on TV is becoming a power player behind the scenes, thanks in large part to starting a production company with her long-time collaborator. Aimee talks to Alicia about the road from being a novice writer to penning a comic series for Netflix, how she feeds her artist soul, and the privilege and responsibility of telling stories.Follow Aimee Garcia on Instagram @aimeegarcia4realz or @scrappyheartproductions. If you loved this episode, listen to Why TV Showrunner Ilana Peña Craves Complicated Girl Characters or How One Day at a Time's Isabella Gomez Found Her Strength. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
After giving birth to her daughter changed her life, she left a thriving media career to support parents on their pre- and postnatal odysseys. Adriana shares practical wisdom and useful advice on Birthful, her popular podcast, where she talks to health experts and welcomes parents to share their personal birth stories. Ultimately, she wants her clients and all parents to trust their intuition and center their needs in the birthing process.Follow Adriana Lozada on Instagram @birthfulpodcast and listen to the latest episodes of the Birthful podcast to keep learning about her work. If you loved this episode, listen to A Mother's Day Tribute to You, Your Mom, and All the Mamís and Why Pioneering Journalist Maria Hinojosa Put Herself in the Story. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The writer and life designer warns about five self-sabotaging tendencies that prevent us from connecting to our purpose and true strength. In this intimate conversation, she holds nothing back as she talks about how being the daughter of immigrants put pressure on her to be “a good girl.” And breaks down the frameworks that keep so many of us trapped in other people's notions of who we should be.Follow Majo Molfino on Instagram @majomolfino and find more of her work on her website. If you loved this episode, listen to  Alicia Tells Us about Her Book, The Likeability Trap and Nicole Mejia Wants You to Love Yourself - All of You. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
A crisis in health and consciousness pushed her to rethink her life choices and her work in the beauty industry. And she has an epiphany that would fulfill her and put the wasteful beauty industry on notice: a zero waste, organic, food-grade beauty company. Tina talks to Alicia about the sacrifices in being self-funded, the work behind pitching and growing LOLI, and navigating the startup world as a woman of color. Follow LOLI Beauty on Instagram @loli.beauty. If you loved this episode, listen to How Birchbox CEO Katia Beauchamp Upended the Beauty Industry for Good and That Time Superstar Beauty Vlogger Iris Beilin Saved Her Own Life. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
She worked for decades to make sure her voice and ideas were valued as much as those of non-Latinos in the newsroom. Then she founded her own media company to make sure. Now she has written a memoir, Once I Was You, about all of it. Maria, a veteran journalist used to asking the tough questions, opens up to Alicia about her groundbreaking career, the strain it put on her marriage and family, and the friends and mentors who carried her through. Follow Maria on Twitter @Maria_Hinojosa. If you loved this episode, listen to Univision’s Ilia Calderón Is Grounded by the People She Covers and MSNBC’s Mariana Atencio Reveals How to Be ‘Perfectly You.' Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
The Stanford medical student has worked in fields alongside her mother since she was 14. And has become increasingly worried about working conditions for seasonal workers who pick our food, especially after COVID hit. She talks about how being an indigenous, Mixteca fieldworker born in the U.S. illustrates the economic distance between the farm and our dining tables, and why she's so determined to become a doctor to help her people heal. Follow Gianna @giannanino on Twitter. If you loved this episode, listen to Living Icon Dolores Huerta Is Still Fighting the Good Fight and  Why Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Leads From the Heart. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
We produced something beautiful for Macmillan Podcasts!! Introducing Driving the Green Book, a ten-part documentary series premiering September 15. Follow award-winning BBC broadcaster Alvin Hall as he retraces many of the locations featured in the historic travel guide. From Detroit to New Orleans, Hall takes us on an immersive audio journey, collecting powerful, personal testimony about how Black Americans used the Green Book to travel with dignity during the height of segregation. New episodes every Tuesday. Subscribe today! +Subscribe to Driving the Green Book on Apple Podcasts.+Visit the the Driving the Green Book website to explore the Apple maps guides to the show, music playlists, transcripts and more.
Raised by Nicaraguan and Venezuelan parents who immigrated to the U.S. in the middle of the Civil Rights and labor movements, she grew up determined to uphold the ideals of justice and equality. After being the first in her family to go to college, she set to work improving the lives of working people. In this expansive and intimate conversation with Alicia, Carmen, now the CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, opens up about her modest upbringing, how to strengthen philanthropy, and why she does not hide any part of herself in her new role.Follow Carmen @crojasphd on Twitter. If you loved this episode, listen to Pipeline Angels' Natalia Oberti Noguera Wants Investors to Show Us the Money and  Investor Nathalie Molina Niño Boldly Speaks Truth to Powerful Men. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter!
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Podcast Details

Created by
Lantigua Williams & Co.
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Apr 3rd, 2018
Latest Episode
Jan 18th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
139
Avg. Episode Length
26 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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