Entries by Victoria Arena

Selina Ringel’s Film “39 Weeks” Captures the Reality of Pregnancy During Covid-19

Selina Ringel is an award-winning writer, producer, and comedian. She is a Jewish Mexican-American that grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, and now resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Dan Levy Dagerman. The duo are the co-founders of 2HandsProduccion, a film production company whose current project is capturing Selina’s real life pregnancy during Covid-19 as […]

How this Latina owned makeup brand is inspiring self-confidence and empowerment

Melissa Polanco is the co-founder of Ella’s Eve Cosmetics —a Latina owned makeup brand that promotes confidence and celebrates inner beauty. Co-founded with her sister, Lissa, the two are working to build a community centered around self-confidence, authenticity, and empowerment. Representing Latinas in the makeup industry Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Melissa and […]

How to Make Your Marketing Work for You

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, around 1.8 million of the 12.2 million small business owners in the United States are Latinos. Despite the well-documented opportunity gaps, Latinos have become the fastest-growing small business owners in the country. That’s more than enough inspiration to start, but how do you keep a Latino-owned business going? […]

Latina Serial Entrepreneur Perla Tamez shares lessons learned

Perla Tamez is a Latina serial entrepreneur, child speech pathologist assistant, and public speaker. For the last decade she has dedicated her life’s work to empowering others to unlock their truest potential. From her thriving outpatient pediatric clinics to her advocacy work for healthcare and children’s rights policies, Perla is a powerhouse of unstoppable drive. 

How Touchland’s vegan cruelty-free hand sanitizer is making sanitzing cool and trendy

Hand sanitizer has become an everyday necessity around the world since the spread of Covid-19 began. When most of us think of hand sanitizer we usually imagine a pump of goopy, harsh smelling stuff. It leaves our hands sticky, and then dries out our skin, all while engulfing us in a strong alcohol fragrance. How […]