Latinx Power

Gloria Martinez Goyo

Gloria Martinez aka Goyo continues to inspire Afro Latinas all over the world & women to go after their dreams

Gloria Martinez aka Goyo is a singer, MC and producer, cofounder of Chocquibtown, born in Condoto – Chocó in the Colombian pacific coast, heiress of a musical family in which her mother and aunt helped her cultivate her melodic voice while her father also encouraged her love for music. She is the heart and soul …

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True Survivor | Tamara Mena Spreads a Message of Hope and Fights for Disability Inclusion in the Media

Tamara Mena is a bilingual motivational speaker, actress, host, model, content creator, ambassador, survivor, and eternal optimist. She was born and raised in Leon, Mexico, and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 13. At 19, she suffered a horrific car accident that left her paralyzed from the mid-chest down and killed her boyfriend. …

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Promoting Self-Love – Artist and Writer Kim Guerra Reminds Other That They Are Worthy

Kim Guerra is the artist, writer, and entrepreneur who created Brown Badass Bonita, a brand and a movement that offer apparel and art based on self-love, as well as on love for the LatinX community. Congratulations on being chosen as one of our LatinXof Impact this year. How do you hope to continue to create …

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Powerful Latina – Kay Lopez Ensures That Her Community Feels Represented on Social Media

  Latinas Poderosas, or Powerful Latinas in English, is the name of a platform developed by Kay Lopez to connect with a LatinX community on social media. She had once felt a lack of LatinX representation online, and has worked on changing that. Congratulations on being chosen as one of our LatinX of Impact this …

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A Girl and Her Curls – Julissa Prado, Successfully Addresses the Need of a Niche Market

  Julissa Prado is the founder of Rizos Curls, a company that encompasses what she calls the 3 C’s — curls, community, and culture. Growing up, she went through many phases with her curly hair. She hid it in a tight ponytail, sprayed it stiff, and even straightened it with a clothes iron. She saved …

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Denaee Amaya

Emerging Latinas in Politics/Public Service – Denaee Amaya

1. When did your passion for public service begin?  My passion for public service evolved during college. I studied the civil rights movement and the discrepancies of our criminal justice system. I was often inspired by the men and women who fought for equal rights and became very passionate about helping others who were discriminated …

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Aura Vasquez Los Angeles

Aura Vasquez – Transforming Los Angeles

Aura Vasquez, Running for City Council, Intends to Find Solutions to Homeless and Public Transit Issues Aura Vasquez has spent the past decade working on the most transformative issues in Los Angeles. She fought to get driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, and for better housing practices and community benefits as a neighborhood Council representative. She …

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Creating Empowering Content with Doralys Britto

Doralys Britto Believes Society Pressures Women to Try to Meet Often Unattainable Standards. Doralys Britto was born in the Dominican Republic as the second of three children to a doctor and a chemist. She had always gravitated towards communications, marketing and computer sciences, and by the age of 17 was hosting a live radio show. …

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Women of Impact: Esperanza Teasdale, VP & General Manager, PepsiCo’s Hispanic Business Unit Marketing

We are so happy to start this 2020 speaking with Esperanza Teasdale, VP & General Manager, PepsiCo’s Hispanic Business Unit Marketing about her current efforts to support our LatinX community. 1.    How has your journey as a Latina executive taking you to where you are today? Since I can remember, my mission has been to elevate …

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Veronica Alanis – Advanced Design Engineer

Originally from Mexico, Veronica obtained an Industrial Design degree to then study MSc in Sustainable Design at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. After graduating, Veronica worked as a Grad Design Engineer in the Electromechanical Industry before joining Dyson in 2016. At Dyson, Veronica worked in New Product Development for the Personal Care Category as a …

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