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Sadness to Gladness!

By: Ellen Castro

My heart sank as I read the facing crisis among Latina Adolescents with depression and suicide in the recent issue of LATINA Style. It wasn’t a shock though considering other statistics I have read which include The Harvard School of Public Health stating that in 2020, the leading cause of death and disability will be […]

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FBI Seeks Your Cooperation in Identifying 250 Sextortion Victims

By: José Vasquez

As an unsuspecting 14-year-old, Ashley Reynolds succumbed to the threats of an online user by the screen name CaptainObvious. If Reynolds failed to comply with his demands, CaptainObvious would reveal nude photos he purported to own of her to Reynolds’ Myspace friends. Reynolds, now 20, initially ignored the threats, but then, CaptainObvious texted her cellphone. “I […]

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Social Change Agent Elisa Batista – Helping Latinas Find Their Voice

By: Andrea Guendelman

Recently I had the opportunity to meet Elisa Batista, Campaign Director for Moms-Rising, a multicultural organization committed to taking on the most critical issues facing women, mothers, and families today by educating the public and more importantly, mobilizing massive grassroots actions so that together they can actually make change happen. Some of the campaigns they […]

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The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum appoints a Latina as the director of development

By: Jose Vasquez

Ana Martinez’s career spans at least a dozen agencies — from television networks to nonprofits. Her latest appointment, though, brings her into the arts as the director of development for the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami. In her new position, Martinez returns to her alma mater, Florida International University, to lead and […]

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“LIVE – LEARN – GROW”

By: Ellen Castro

I had the privilege to have people laughing, learning and nodding their heads at an association’s Conference. Preparing for the keynote – a referral – I had an “a-ha” moment. I had never actually spoken to the client. Isn’t it great we are never too old to learn?  What were the current pain points for the […]

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Relationship Builder & Entrepreneur Leylha Ahuile: Helping Latinas Define Success on their Own Terms

By: Andrea Guendelman  

Recently I met up with Leylha Ahuile, a powerful Latina business owner, start-up founder, entrepreneur, and mentor. Leylha is the founder of PromoLatino, a culturally minded marketing and communications agency with expertise in reaching the Hispanic audience. She is also the founder of TintaFresca, the only publication in the U.S. dedicated to books in Spanish. […]

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Transitioning from Military Service to Civilian Life

By: Johnny Quezada, director of Special Projects and Military Affairs, LATINA Style, Inc.

It Wasn’t Only a Job But An Adventure for this Sailor! Hello my name is Johnny Quezada, the director of Special Projects and Military Affairs here at LATINA Style, Inc. I recently retired from the United States Navy after serving 30 years of honorable service. I hail from El Paso, Texas and graduated from Bowie […]

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I GOTTA STORY: My 30 Years in TV News

TV Journalist and new author Minerva Pérez reveals a long, successful and sometimes up and down trajectory of her career in her memoir I GOTTA STORY: My 30 Years in TV News, Dogear Publishing 2015 released in January. Previewed in the pages of LATINA Style magazine in November, 2014 by the guest author– Minerva released […]

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BeVisible: A space for mentorship, community, and collaboration

By: Andrea Guendelman

If you’re a Latina who’s looking to build a thriving social network, meet potential Latina mentors, accelerate your career, and showcase your skills and talents, BeVisible is where you need to be. BeVisible, http://www.bevisible.soy,  is a career-focused social media platform for U.S. Latinas. A space for mentorship, community, and collaboration, BeVisible was created to help Latinas […]

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