Rev. Carmen Hernandez is a latina community leader, activist, and advocate, working for young people for over 35 years in the Soundview section of the Bronx, NY.
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About Victoria Arena
Victoria Arena is a writer and student, passionate about writing, literature, and women's studies. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In 2017, she received her Associates in Fine Arts for Creative Writing from Brookdale Community College. Now, she is working toward her Bachelor's in English Literature at Montclair State University. Along with literature, Victoria is interested in Gender and Sexuality Studies, which she is pursuing as a minor, focusing closely on women's issues, gender inequality, and LGBT issues. These studies provide her with a feminist lens, which influences her work from both fiction to academic writings.
Entries by Victoria Arena
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs and is the number one infectious cause of death among children under five years of age. Through Nopneu, Temiloluwa Adeniyi is developing a revolutionary tool
How hard is it to become a Latina leader? Throughout her career, Beth Marmolejos has risen to leadership roles and achieved great success in her field. Her story offers some insights and advice to other aspiring Latina leaders.
A study conducted by WalletHub found out that minority-owned businesses thrive in ethnically diverse cities. Population trends predict that by 2044 minority populations will rise to 56 percent so that no single ethnic group…
Janny Perez is a Latina entrepreneur and creator of Mi Legasi, a bilingual subscription box and shop for moms who want to mantain Latino traditions for her children and family.
It’s no secret that Black and Latina entrepreneurs often face many unfair disadvantages in business. However, some initiatives seem to be turning the corner in helping women small businesses grow their entrepreneurial potential.
If you’re on social media you’ve probably come across the phrase #MeToo at some point in recent months. It’s become the rally cry of the recent movement exposing incidents of sexual harassment and abuse, and uniting victims through their shared experiences. The phrase was coined in 2006 by civil rights and social activist Tarana Burke as […]
A booming home décor business is stemmed in the creativity of a Latina entrepreneur who applies her design knowledge as well as her financial savvy to improve people’s environments. In this day and age it is easy to get caught up in our hectic lives and sideline our passions and dreams. We tell ourselves there […]
Working in the male-dominated industry of financial planning, Brittney Castro saw an opportunity to use her skills and create a company…