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Dominican-American Priscilla Jiminian Built a Skincare Brand That Honors Her Heritage

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
At just 34 years old, Afro-Latina Priscilla Jiminian is on the path to creating a veritable skincare empire. Priscilla was raised in the Bronx and has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and it wasn’t an easy path to where...
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Digame: Ana Flores Talks Building Community through We All Grow Latina

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Ana Flores is the founder and CEO of #WeAllGrow Latina (formerly Latina Bloggers Connect) the first network of Latina influencers...
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Undocumented Latina Entrepreneurs Thrive Despite Their Status

Virginia Isaad
Rosa Torres is a 23-year-old undocumented sociology student who co-founded Floreria Esperanza with her mom selling custom flower arrangements through Instagram as a creative avenue to make money. Torres was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and came to the U.S. when...
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Sisters Open Cake Bash Studio Selling Puerto Rican Delicacies

Virginia Isaad
Sisters Miredys and Karla Peguero migrated from Puerto Rico to California and cultivated their family’s recipes and love for baking into a newly-launched cake studio in Los Angeles. A year ago they opened Cake Bash Studio in Van Nuys, a neighborhood...
Lifestyle

With Their Super Mamás Podcast, These Latinas Are Winning By Putting Family First

Yvette Montoya
Paulina and Bricia Lopez are the type of women you look at in awe. In addition to running their super popular podcast, Super Mamás, the Lopez sisters are owners (along with their other siblings) of three family-run businesses: Guelaguetza, a popular Oaxacan...