Interviews, features and Q&A with relevant and outstanding Latinas.


Rosie Rivera on Jenni Rivera, La Diva de La Banda

We're still reeling from the tragic loss of our beloved Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash on December 9, 2012. Mainstream news outlets will tell you she was a multiplatinum recording artist who sold millions of records and toured the world.…

Yo Soy Expressions: Cards & Culture for Latinas

If you’ve ever struggled to find the right greeting card that conveys who you are as a multicultural, bilingual Latina, or you want to show your appreciation for a Latina in your life, you might have noticed a lack of choices on the card rack.…

We Belong Together: Latinas Lobby for Immigration Reform

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You should write to your congressman! Why, you may ask? Because you could actually make a difference in this country when it comes to immigration reform or other issues you care about. I finally learned this after almost ten years of living…

Lizzie Velasquez Rises Above Bullying

It’s hard not to stare at Lizzie Velasquez, but she’s used to it. People have been staring at her since she was a baby growing up in Austin, Texas. The 24-year-old has a rare medical condition that prevents her from gaining weight. She has…

Cosmo for Latinas Celebrates Fun Fearless Latina Michelle Rodriguez

Cosmo for Latinas celebrated its first ever Fun Fearless Latina Awards in New York City last week, where Michelle Rodriguez was named the Fun Fearless Latina of the Year. And let’s face it—the Puerto Rican and Dominican beauty is a total…

Bill Clinton Congratulates Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria got a huge shout out from Bill Clinton over the weekend. On Twitter, Clinton congratulated Longoria on graduating with her master's degree in Chicano Studies last week. The former president thanked Longoria, "for inspiring…

Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin Grooms Latina Leaders with the ELLA Institute

For Angelica Perez-Litwin, PhD, founder and CEO of ELLA Leadership Institute, there are no obstacles—only opportunities. “I don’t label my experiences as failures or obstacles. I have things that have worked out more than others,”…

Takeaways from Hispanicize 2013 Social Media Conference

If it’s tough to recap even a two or three day social media conference, imagine trying to do it with a five day event, filled with back to back speakers’ panels, lunches, mixers, red carpet events, movie premiers, art festivals and all-night…

Mamiverse Interviews Elisa Lees Muñoz, New Executive Director of IWMF

On January 31, the International Women’s Media Foundation named Elisa Lees Muñoz as Executive Director. According to the IWMF press release, “Lees Muñoz brings more than 20 years of experience with human rights and media development…