Veronica Pesantes has been immersed in the world of art and design for over 25 years and has studied, worked and travelled across continents, receiving awards and grants including a Fulbright scholarship to study Quechua in the Andes. This richness of experiences came through immediately when I first met her at the first #FashionRevolution event in Miami, and when she
Linda Lopez-Stone was inspired to pass on her Hispanic heritage to her children and her passion became finding and being the resource to raise them bicultural. To do that, she founded the online platform HispanicMama.com where she shares tips, stories and information to promote biculturalism, creating awareness of other cultures and languages, with special interest in promoting her Ecuadorian culture.
Codie Sanchez is a force of nature. She has an indomable spirit, enormous ambition and an unlimited supply of drive. She dreams big and makes those dreams happen. And she enjoys her life. If you have signed up for her Monday Slay newsletter you are proud to be one of her “animals” or one of her favorite “homo-sapiens”. She motivates
Daniela Guevara’s natural curiosity lead her to find her passion in radio and Mass Communications, and thanks to her commitment to excel throughout her school and career, she is now forging her way in sales and business development at NBCUniversal. She continues to live her passion, building her career while making herself available as a resource to other Latinas. Read
Adriana Carrera has built a successful career in journalism and is the owner of the online magazine La Familia de Broward, dedicated to helping the Hispanic community in the United States. By reporting news and positive events that contribute and motivate the reader, she attempts to bring the best tools and resources for the Hispanic community to reach greater levels
I met Kristina Irastorza, Contract Specialist at NASA, during ALPFA Orlando’s Women of ALPFA mentoring night at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in October 2016, where we shared a table of mentors and mentees. Despite facing many challenges when she first moved to the US from Venezuela, she works hard to excel at everything she does and loves giving back to her
Patricia Burneo ha construido su propia vida y negocio basados en pasión y dedicación a dar lo mejor de sí misma. Esta motivación y energía Patricia las ha aplicado sobresaliendo en deportes, viviendo una vida espiritual positiva y construyendo relaciones a nivel global. Con el apoyo de su familia y un network de gente con quienes comparte su positivismo, Patricia
Rosa María Mollo tiene una presencia increíble. Ganadora del Micrófono de Oro al Periodismo Audiovisual por su valiente dedicación a su rol de corresponsal internacional, su pasión le ha llevado a tomar la difícil decisión de dejar su carrera en la cima para encontrar su norte transformando la vida de sus clientes en su nuevo rol de coach. Yo tuve
Diana Bellini, currently the VP LATAM Relationship Manager at BNY Mellon and Honoree of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40, is impacting and promoting economic growth in the Latino community by making meaningful connections as President of the Pittsburgh chapter of ALPFA and her participating in other groups as Satchels of Caring Foundation, POWER, Junior Achievement and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
Claudia Hernandez, a Future Latina Leader who participated in NENANI’s Mentoring program at Florida Atlantic University in Fall of 2016, chose to write her post about Maria Blaschke, a driven Latina succeeding in her ambitious goals. I invite you to read her thoughts and to join me in congratulating Claudia in her continuous journey towards becoming a Future Latina Leader.