Brazilian knock-out holds no punches
Brazilian knock-out holds no punches
By Natalia Avilez — Christiane "Cyborg" Santos Both tough in the ring and during interviews this 25-year-old Latina is currently ranked by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings as the #1 female fighter of the world.  Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, born in...
Latina with a voice
Latina with a voice
By Natalia Avilez — Natalie Oliveri Whether she is sitting at a piano composing chords, writing songs for her next album or working with one of the many musical groups in the Chicago area; Natalie Oliveri “is” a Latina with a voice. From R&B, oldies, hip-hop,...
Art with a touch of style
Art with a touch of style
By Natalia Avilez — When it comes to designing art with personality, this Latina has perfected her craft. Sarah Rosado, 28, is a Hispanic-American illustrator that has managed to incorporate her life, personality and humor in her work. Inspired by her aunt and uncle, both artists...
Marvel-illosa
Marvel-illosa
By Natalia Avilez — Alexa Mendez When it comes to comics, this Latina is a marvel. Working as the host for Marvel.com, Alexa Mendez provides fans with a weekly show, the “Weekly Watcher,” where she talks about everything going on in the company–most importantly comics. In...
Mendoza makes music, movies and more
Mendoza makes music, movies and more
By Natalia Avilez — With over 16 films under her thumb and a singing career on the rise, Liana “Roxxy” Mendoza, 25, is a Latina that is bulldozing her way into Hollywood.  Born in Barcelona, Spain and raised in East Los Angeles, this actress/singer  is not only a mixture...
Amnesia Sparkles
Amnesia Sparkles
By Natalia Avilez — They say that behind every man there is a good woman. But in this case it is a little bit of both. Amnesia Sparkles, a character portrayed by New York Artist Adrian Acosta, is a Latina with her own set of accomplishments. When asked why Amnesia was created,...
Myluvquest
Myluvquest
By Natalia Avilez — She’s a teacher by day and matchmaker by night.  Angie Guerrero has devised a way to take Latino professionals on a quest unlike any other- a love quest that is. Guerrero, 32, is the president and founder of an online, speed-dating site called Myluvquest.com. ...
Deliciosa!
Deliciosa!
By Natalia Avilez– “Barriga llena corazón contento” is a Spanish proverb when translated means a full stomach, a happy heart.  For celebrity, author and chef- Ingrid Hoffman, she has turned this metaphor into her reality. Hoffman, 44, started her entertainment career...
A Funny Latina
A Funny Latina
By Natalia Avilez — At first glance you would not think that this Chicago comedian is Latina but once she sets foot on stage and makes her presence known there is no doubt that she is. Patti Vasquez‘s zest for life, her vivacious nature and outspoken ways not only scream...