Originally from Mexico, Veronica Alanis got a MSc in Sustainable Design at the University of Edinburgh. After graduating, Veronica worked as a Grad Design Engineer for Electromechanical components before joining Dyson in 2016. At Dyson, Veronica worked in New Product Development for the Personal Care Category as a Design Engineer. Since joining, Veronica has completed a secondment in
Carla Curiel is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, multicultural marketer & Latina leader with years of experience in media, retail strategy, and marketing. Based in Miami, Carla is co-founder of Lanugo Media Inc, a bilingual family entertainment company focused on creating culturally relevant content that promotes diversity and values through the power of storytelling. Since Mundo Lanugo’s early stages, Carla has
Maritere Rodriguez Bellas is an award winning Latina book author, blogger, influencer and bilingual bicultural parenting expert with a degree in communications from Pepperdine University in California. Maritere became a voice for Latino parents long before the existence of online parenting resources. She appears regularly on Spanish language television networks, Univisión and Telemundo. Her books “Raising Bilingual Children/Cómo Criar Niños
Carolina Gonzalez Jimenez es administradora de negocios y emprendedora, profesional comprometida con la ética en los negocios a nivel local e internacional, con experiencia en dirección y desarrollo de proyectos en el sector público y privado. Carolina es co-fundadora de Casa Hojaldre donde hacen que los clientes coman libres de culpa, brindándoles bienestar, salud y una nutrición fresca en un
Davina Ferreira is from Medellin, Colombia and resides in Los Angeles, California. After learning English in eight months she enrolled in a community college then transferred to UC-Irvine where she received her B.A. in Fine Arts, Drama. After graduating, Ferreira worked in Los Angeles as a theatre actor with The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts and also in independent films.
Shirley Solis is the CEO and Founder of Rise- Institute of Personal Development for Women, which offers programs to support the seasons of a woman’s heart through personal awareness and healing, parenting, business and leadership skills. Shirley is a mom of 6 (children ages 23-8) and her passion for family inspired her to create Powerful Parenting Academy- a leadership
Belén Andrade es profesional de Relaciones Internacionales con experiencia en Políticas de Infancia, Derechos Humanos y Migraciones. Ha dedicado su trabajo a varias Agencias de NNUU y organizaciones no lucrativas incluyendo UNICEF en Ecuador y España.
Silvana Marmolejos is creative and mission-driven. In addition to excelling at empowering individuals to live out their dreams as a Casting Director, she founded the non-profit organization Quinces Con Causa and carried out a mission serving underprivileged orphan girls in the Dominican Republic. Read on to learn more about this empowered Latina!
Melissa Rohan is the founder of Waterfront Academy, a faith-based dual immersion (Spanish and English) Montessori school with an emphasis on charity and stewardship in the Catholic tradition, and now serves as President of the Board of Directors. With her hard work and determination, she has proven her naysayers wrong by growing her school over 100% every year since 2014.
Having been born in the Dominican Republic and immigrating to the United States at a young age, Yai Vargas’ story is one many people can relate to. The cultural and social nuances along with family traditions that were gathered along the way have all been weaved into the very fabric of Yai’s brand, which includes being the creator and leader