Money Madrinas: 12 Latinas Who Invest in Other Women

Everyone wants to be a #boss these days, and Latinas are killing the entrepreneur game, starting businesses at six times the rate as non-Latinas. But before you quit your day job, it’s important to know that being a fab founder ain’t for the faint of heart—getting the money to launch and grow your business is both paramount and challenging. In ...

From Medium: 5 Things You Need to Do Before You Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business

Medium, June 3, 2016 Who doesn’t want to start their own business? It’s easy to get restless in your job, to feel so bored and sick of following someone else’s playbook that youknow it has to be better on the other side. As an entrepreneur, you dictate your own work schedule, set your daily goals, and pursue ...

From Latina: 7 Insider Secrets That will Help You Fund Your Small Business

Robyn Moreno, Latina – June 1, 2016 As the founder of the Adelante Movement and the former president of entertainment for Telemundo, Cuban-American Nely Galán, has traveled the country many times coaching Latinas through their entrepreneurial goals and challenges, and helping us kick-start our dreams. Her mantra? Choose Yourself. RELATED: Get to Know Inspiring Latina Nely ...

Meet Candy Ramirez, Owner of Candy’s Cakes

“Adelante was a turning point for me,” says Candy. “For the first time, I was around other women who had careers while also raising families. It showed me I could do that too.” She was determined to turn her baking hobby into a profitable career.

Francesca Kennedy Helps the Guatemalan Water Crisis Through her Sandals

Meet Francesca Kennedy, the founder of Ix Style, a socially conscious fashion company that donates 15% of their profits to provide clean drinking water to children in Guatemala where her family is originally from. As their website explains, “Ix” is the Mayan word for water, one of the most essential, magical, and transformative substances in the world. Many have called Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan ...