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Bonita Fierce Candles Founder Melissa Gallardo is Celebrating Latinx Biculturalism

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Success often comes when we’re least expecting it. So many of us work tirelessly to achieve something — to make it. We go to school, we get a degree, and then maybe another degree, then we work full-time, and we keep...
Culture

Mexican Master Tequila Distiller Estela Anguiano Launches Her Own Tequila Brand

Trailblazer. Master Tequila Distiller. Latina in STEM. Mexicana. Mom. These are some of the titles Estela Anguiano, who was born and raised in Mexico, holds and now she can add “jefa” since launching her own brand of tequila. The move...
Fashion Lifestyle

Digame: Jen Zeano of JZD Talks Jefa Life, Self-Care, and Latinx Representation

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Jennifer Zeano is the Mexican-American jefa behind the brand, JZD, a Latina empowerment apparel and accessories brand she launched...
Lifestyle

Kay-Lani Martinez of Viva Glam Kay Talks Entrepreneurship, Motherhood & Motivation

Like so many first-time moms, Kay-Lani Martinez found herself at home and bored when she was pregnant with her first child almost a decade ago. A makeup artist by trade, she started doing her own makeup and sharing photos of...
Culture Family Lifestyle

Nopalera Founder Sandra Velasquez Talks Motherhood, Her Roots & Entrepreneurship

Not only do we celebrate Mother’s Day in May, but now, President Joe Biden has declared the week of May 1-7, National Small Business Week, so we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate both moms and small business...
Lifestyle

Latina Entrepreneur Launches Business With Latinx & BIPOC Investors

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
What would you say if we told you that the first-ever kid snack brand with no hidden sugars or masked veggies to go to market was Latina-owned and founded? What if we told you that brand is now ranked among...
Culture Lifestyle

Meet Melba Tellez: Woman in Tech, Mentor & Entrepreneur

As a first-generation Mexican American college graduate, Melba Tellez, was lost when she started graduate school. She didn’t know anyone in her field and had no resources. In fact, she was a high school dropout, who despite all odds, had...
Culture

Digame: Kim Guerra of Brown Badass Bonita Discusses Her Mission to Empower Latinas

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Kim Guerra is a queer woman of color, a writer, advocate, and entrepreneur who founded Brown Badass Bonita, a brand...