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Virginia Isaad

Virginia Isaad is an L.A.-based journalist who has written for publications including Elite Daily, Hello Giggles and Upworthy. She’s also contributed to the Be Visible Latinx blog and worked as a staff writer for El Paso Times and assistant editor for lifestyle website Gayot.com. She was born in Argentina and raised in the San Fernando Valley and has never met a dulce de leche dessert she didn’t like. She’s written about city life for Los Angeles Magazine and Angeleno magazine but at heart she’s always gonna be an immigrant Valley girl who hopes to continue to write about Latinx culture and secretly seeks predictions from Walter Mercado for the new year.

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Cholas x Chulas Founder Discusses Makeup, Chola Culture and Backlash

The terms chola y chula embody more than a style, they’re an attitude, an identity that’s been embraced by Latinas…

Afro-Latina Poets HipLatina

20 Afro-Latinx Poets Discuss the Duality of Their Identities

Unlike the one-dimensional portrayal of Latinas in the media, these Afro-Latina poets expose and confront the multi-faceted reality of their…

Sofia Vergara Launches Size Inclusive Denim Collection For Walmart

Sofia Vergara is known for her bold and fun personality as well as being a powerhouse in Hollywood and an…

Algenis Pérez Soto in ‘Captain Marvel’ HipLatina

Dominican Actor Algenis Pérez Soto on his Role in ‘Captain Marvel’ and Being Latinx in Hollywood

We are only a month into 2019 but Captain Marvel is already being called the most anticipated film of the…

Meet the Colombian Entrepreneur Changing the Underwear Game

Sizing for clothes often silos women into three categories – small, medium, and large,  but Rachel Cabeza knows everybody is…

Nubia Natalie activewear line HipLatina

Latinx Designer Launches Activewear Inspired by Indigenous Patterns

Natalie Arribeno, 33, was at a music concert when she spotted an indigenous woman at a booth selling guayaberas and…

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Latina screenwriter HipLatina

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Screenwriter Talks Film and Latinx Stereotypes

It’s likely you weren’t able to escape the onslaught of love across social media for the Netflix romantic comedy To…

Hispanicize HipLatina

Hispanicize Co-Founder Discusses Goals for Empowering Latinx

In the nearly ten years since it began, the Latino-centric conference Hispanicize has grown to become the largest annual conference…

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10 Latina Bakers Whose Creations Are Tasty Works of Art

It’s no secret that Latin American cuisine is some of the best in the world but beyond the savory dishes,…

Nail Art Guru Sigourney Nuñez On Her Climb to the Top

With a beaming smile and blue and purple strands of hair framing her face, Sigourney Nuñez  is unsurprisingly as bright…

These Entrepreneurs Are Working To Empower Latinx in The Business World

With just $500 and a dream, 26-year-old Mexican-American Patty Delgado left her full-time freelancing job to establish clothing and accessories…

Jessica Alazraki Immigrant Art

Immigrants are People Too: Artist Paints Real-life Moments in Latinx Immigrant Life

There are two women in bright, floral clothing seated near a rooster while a couple dances in the corner in…

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