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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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5 Things Black Women Taught Me About My Curly Hair HipLatina

5 Curly Hair Tips I Learned From Black Women

As curly girls we are told from a very young age that it is not professional, attractive or acceptable to…

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7 Gorgeous Hairstyles for Naturally Curly Hair

Growing up with my curly hair, I only had two hairstyles “up” and “down.” I thought that in order to…

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8 Instagram Accounts Giving Us Major Halloween Costume Inspiration

I love Halloween – the corn candies, the dressing up, the parties – all of it! But if you’re like…

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Juan Downey’s Art Questions How Humans Interact With Technology and Nature

What do interactive electronic sculptures, a bee terrarium, an energy absorbing robot, and a motion activated machine that flashes data…

Demi Lovato’s Documentary is a Simply Complicated Look at Her Life and Career HipLatina

Demi Lovato’s Documentary Is a Simply Complicated Look at Her Life and Career

Demi Lovato has been in the public eye since she was a kid – and much like her life and career, her…

Latin American Artists Creating New Worlds in UCR Sci-Fi Themed Exhibit HipLatina

Latin American Artists Challenge the Concept of Being an ‘Alien’ in Sci-Fi Themed Exhibit

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Latinx content creators

5 Latinx Content Creators to Keep You Entertained on YouTube

Latinx creators are absolutely killing it! Two years ago, none of the top creators on this list had crossed the…

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Meet the Radical Women of the Latin American Contemporary Art Movement

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18 Latinx Podcasts You Need to Be Listening to Right Now

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Plunder Me, Baby: A Peruvian Artist’s Look At Indigenous History Through Sculpture

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How This Latina Overcame Depression to Start a Business That Brings ‘Bliss’ to the Lives of Others

Marcela Arrieta is the founder of Majestic Bliss Soaps an all-natural soap company that she started out of her garage…

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This Latina’s Eye Makeup Creations Will Leave You Amazed

There are an abundance of makeup artists on Instagram so sometimes you’ve got to go the extra mile to stand…

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