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LOOK: 10 Hottest Latinas In Hollywood

VOXXI | Paloma Corredor | Posted 02.28.2014 | Latino Voices

This is Voxxi’s list of the hottest, sexiest Latina celebrities (and their celebrated bodies, of course). All these Latina beauties are examples of ...

Empowering Women -- and Their Communities -- Against Domestic Violence

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 02.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Pierre R. Berastaín

Recognizing that Latinas are more likely to seek help from friends, family or neighbors rather than authority figures, our philosophy is that the strength and power to end domestic violence rests within communities, not institutions.

Latinas and Modern Marianismo

Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez | Posted 12.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez

While Marianismo may have been an obstacle to the success of Latinas, this Latino value no longer has to be viewed as negative because Latinas are changing statistics and breaking boundaries every day.

The State of Latino Leadership

Anna Giraldo Kerr | Posted 11.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Anna Giraldo Kerr

During this year's Hispanic Heritage month, I set out to find answers to questions that have been buzzing in my head for a quite a while: What is the state of Latino leadership in the U.S.? What needs to happen for Latinos to become effective leaders in the 21st century?

Latin@s Are Not a 'Poster Community' for Conservative Politics

Laura Jiménez | Posted 11.20.2013 | Latino Voices
Laura Jiménez

Collectively we speak hundreds of languages, practice many religions and have a rich cultural diversity. And although most of us may hold family as an important value, we also have differing views on what a family entails.

Latinas in Charge: Leveraging the 'Latina Power Shift' Beyond the Coveted Consumer

Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD | Posted 11.16.2013 | Latino Voices
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD

We want well paying jobs, good healthcare and work benefits, and policies in the workplace that respect our commitment to our family, language and culture. And, of course, immigration reform, reproductive rights, health care and economic issues -- all these social issues deeply matter to us as Latinas, women and mothers.

Arlene Torres or Why Anthropology Still Matters (Part II)

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 08.30.2013 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

As politicians continue to debate immigration policy, efforts to better grasp the particularities of life in diverse communities have become even more relevant.

Let's Not Play the Blame Game

Laura Jiménez | Posted 10.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Laura Jiménez

With pregnant and parenting youth getting so many negative messages about themselves from pop culture, the government and the community, we as individuals need to change the conversation.

Hispanic Females Are The Game Changers

Hispanic Business | Posted 08.02.2013 | Latino Voices

With a power of the purse projected to reach $1.5 trillion by 2015, U.S. Hispanics are an important group for marketers. Leading the growth within thi...

The Power Of Networking For Latinas

VOXXI | Susana G. Baumann | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

Whether you run a small storefront business or a large corporation, or are looking for a job or a career change, the power of networking can unlock st...

Fenced In and Locked Out: Border Deal Will Endanger Women's Lives

Jessica González-Rojas | Posted 08.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Jessica González-Rojas

Some are saying that this "border surge," and the deal that's come along with it to pass immigration reform in the Senate, is a pill we have to swallow to get the final bill over the finish line. It's worth asking ourselves whether that's true, and whether this amended bill still lives up to our values as a nation.

Six Innovative Latinas Took the Stage at the Latinas Think Big Event in NYC

Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD | Posted 06.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD

On May 16th, the halls of Columbia University's Barnard College buzzed with excitement, as the inaugural LATINAS THINK BIG event, hosted by ELLA Leade...

Latinas Break Down Barriers and Unite... Por Fin!

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 07.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

As a thriving new Latina business owner I have found myself elated to share my new discovery with the world. I decided to jump headfirst into the Latino social network via conferences and social media and have yet to regret this.

Empowering America's Rising Workforce--Latina Girls--in Computing and Innovation

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide.

Modern Latina Moms Take On The World

VOXXI | Laura Carbonell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Latino Voices

The modern Latina mom just added more chores to her already crammed to do list! I always ask: “How do you do it?” I have no kids and I can barely ...

There's No Such Thing as a Wasted Opportunity

Eva Longoria | Posted 07.07.2013 | Latino Voices
Eva Longoria

Are maids a realistic reflection of Latinas in America today?? Yes, but they are not a reflection of every Latina. Stereotypes are constructed and perpetuated by those who believe in them. I choose not to.

Spanish, In Plain English

Katherine Davey | Posted 07.07.2013 | Latino Voices
Katherine Davey

I am a proud Dominican woman; I just don't look the part and that's something that has haunted me, my entire life.

The Contradictions of Eva Longoria

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 06.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Julissa Bonfante

Why isn't Eva Longoria putting her star power into creating quality programming and thought-provoking? She should be producing shows that are more in line with the Longoria that was campaigning for Obama across the country.

LOOK: They Are The Most Beautiful Latinas

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.26.2013 | Latino Voices

If we're talking about beautiful women, a Latina will definitely be brought up in the conversation. In the case of 2013 "People’s Most Beautiful...

WATCH: Latinas Tell It All In New TV Show

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.18.2013 | Latino Voices

Listen up, Latinas have found a new place to talk and talk in HBO Latino’s new sequel “Habla Women”... and they are up to tell it all. For ye...

WATCH: Who Is The Most Beautiful Latina?

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2013 | Latino Voices

(VIDEO IN SPANISH) Univision's talent competition “Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013” is in its seventh edition, and has already selected the 12 ca...

Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean in" Message Not Enough for Women, Especially Professional Latinas

Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD | Posted 05.18.2013 | Latino Voices
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD

Any vacillation she has observed among her female colleagues has more to do with leaning in and getting hit by a glass wall (i.e., organizational barriers), than by their lack of motivation to step up. How long can we lean in and bang ourselves on a glass wall?

Remixing Science: Raquel Cepeda's Bird of Paradise

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 05.05.2013 | Books
Dr. David J. Leonard

Bird of Paradise is a story of Raquel Cepeda's relationship with her father, which is difficult and complex, beautiful and inspiring.

Latinas Have The Highest Incidence Of Cervical Cancer

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.14.2013 | Latino Voices

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, an important time at the beginning of the year when an emphasis is placed on women’s health and cancer a...

Latina Food Bloggers: The New Storytellers

Monique Frausto | Posted 03.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Monique Frausto

Not only are these women sharing recipes, but they're passing on fond childhood memories to their readers and creating new ones with their families. They're inviting each and every person into their Latino culture.