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Yvette Montoya

Yvette is an L.A. native and a curly girl advocate. She specializes in consulting, experiential marketing, and tech events for diverse communities. She creates socially conscious illustrations for Nylon Español, and was a founding co-host and social media manager for the @BrownGirlsRising podcast. She’s passionate about politics, intersectional women’s issues, pandas, and contributing to the plurality of Latinx narratives in the US.
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Latino-Owned Shops

10 Latino-Owned Shops Everyone Should Know

There is major buying power in the Latino community but it takes some digging to find Latino-owned shops where I’d…

Twisted 4 Sugar HipLatina

By Embracing Her Mexican Culture, This Woman Found Her Calling

Lucia Rios is making a name for herself by offering cotton candy in the traditional flavors many Latinas grew up…

Cuban Chef Ronaldo Linares HipLatina
getting sponsorship HipLatina

5 Tips to Keep in Mind When Trying to Get Sponsorship for Your Event

I put on events with a small budget or even no budget. That’s kind of my thing. The more I…

HipLatina Savvy Business

The Savvy Business Woman’s Guide to NOT Getting Played

In my fairly short, somewhat corporate career I’ve met my fair share of business people. Anyone from CEO’s and building…

professional advice

State of Latinas: Professional Work Advice for Every Boss Babe

Continuing with our State of Latinas series, the next stop on the Worthy Women tour was San Francisco. I stepped…

HIpLatina Worthy Women

The State of Latinas: 4 Ways WOC Boss Ladies Are Held Back From Achieving Large-Scale Success

Worthy Women started out as a hashtag and a room with 40-ish women at Maker City in Downtown Los Angeles….