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A M'ija to Meet:  Jen, Half-Mexican and Half-German

A M'ija to Meet: Jen, Half-Mexican and Half-German

What I love about being Latina: I love that I am surrounded by the strength and support of other Latinas, who are some of the strongest women I have ever met. I also love the strong sense of family, and pride, that all Latinos I know seem to have. What I love about being Americana: […]

A Body Warrior to Meet:  Tammy

A Body Warrior to Meet: Tammy

   What I love about myself:  Physically, I have always loved my eyes.  Emotionally, I have always loved my ability to relate to and warmly embrace so many different types of people. My biggest challenge in accepting my body and beauty:  My biggest challenge growing up was realizing that most people don’t care about what you […]

A Round Up of 2007

So, I am working on a body image, beauty perception, and identity cheers and jeers list for 2007. Have some suggestions for who or what should make either list? Send them my way for consideration!

Go ahead, make somebody's year

Throughout the United States today Hispanic women are attaining the highest levels of professional achievement and leadership.  To honor their accomplishments, Hispanic Business Magazine will present its 6th annual  Woman of the Year (WOY) Awards and annual Elite Women directory in its April issue.To qualify, individuals must be U.S. citizens of Hispanic origin who work […]

A M'ija to Meet: Rebecca, Guatemalan

A M'ija to Meet: Rebecca, Guatemalan

What I love about being Latina: Being able to understand Reggaton…also being part of a culture that has been present in the United States for so long and is a part of the US history as much as the early European colonial settlers. Knowing that I have a deep and rich culture that is as […]

A Body Warrior to Meet:  Erin

A Body Warrior to Meet: Erin

What I love about myself: my soulful sensitivity that pains over injustices, and my incessant rebelliousness that becomes revved to fight against them. My biggest challenge in accepting my body and beauty: is feeling as if my body betrays me when it is not as strong as I’d like it to be – when it becomes easily fatigued climbing a mountain […]