Meet Alexis Chiquete, founder of Como La Latina. I love her passion for showing the badassedness of the Latina spirit. Alexis Chiquete is from Nogales, AZ and is the founder of Como La Latina . As the founder it has become her mission to raise the next generations of Strong Bad Ass Latinas. Latinas are […]
Meet Juliana Suarez, owner and creator of Bilingual Marketplace. I am proud to share that I am a member of this amazing community. Juliana will be supplying 100 little ABC books in Spanish and pens for our goody bags! Juliana was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She has been an elementary bilingual teacher for the […]
Meet Isabel Magana, owner and creator of Isa’s Crafts. A few years ago, she went through some personal changes that took her to a space where she felt alone, a failure, and old. Her only child had left for college and her marriage of 17+ years ended. She turned to sewing as a way to […]
I love when someone creates a product after trying to find a solution and ends up solving a problem for others too. Such is the story with Rebekah Jensen of Sanara Skincare! After 15 years of suffering from psoriasis, Rebekah decided to take skincare into her own hands, literally. Managing psoriasis takes so much more […]
I’m such a fan of these ladies! Their creations are beyond creative, and I am thrilled to include them as a LatinaMeetup DC sponsor! Meet Ruby & Gaby the proud owners of La Casa Frida based in San Antonio, Tx. Check out what they have to say! We were both raised in Cd. Juarez, Mexico […]
You know how I always talk about doing something that scares you?
Going back to my hometown and pulling off a great event while keeping sponsors and attendees happy was very, very scary for me.
Thankfully, the LatinaMeetup Miami was a success!
I’ve told you how much I love curating Latina made products for our LatinaMeetup goody bags. Guess what arrived this past week? Goody bag items from Anda Pa’l for #LatinaMeetup Miami! The term “I don’t give a cucumber” is an exact translation of a Spanish term, “No me importa un pepino”. It’s funny due to […]
LatinaMeetup Miami is just around the corner and we’re starting to receive the goody bag items! This is one of my favorite things about this event. Attendees will be treated to surprise gifts from Latina made Cassava Handcrafted Bath and Body. Scents that transport you to the tropics include: Mango Papaya Body Butter Dulce De […]
LatinaMeetup NYC was an absolute hit, mistakes and all. I’m a big proponent of learning from mistakes. And boy did I get some great lessons this time around. More on those later. However, any mistakes were severely overshadowed by the amazing time I had meeting some of New York City’s Power Latinas. Here’s the lowdown. […]
I’m so excited to announce that my passion project, my baby, LatinaMeetup is coming to major cities across the US! The first event, held in Washington, D.C. this past February was an eye opener to say the least. It started with me reaching out to my network of professional Latinas for a casual get-together. I […]