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By Latinitas

Latinitas podcast that delves into the multifaceted experiences and real-world implications of being Latino, exploring its profound influence on every aspect of life through levity and engaging conversation. In this thought-provoking podcast, we invite you to join our conversations with a diverse range of guests, from Latinitas staff to accomplished individuals all the way to everyday Latinos who have unique stories to share.
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Growing Up Latino In Texas with the Latinitas Staff

ConversandoSep 21, 2023

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Growing Up Latino In Texas with the Latinitas Staff

Growing Up Latino In Texas with the Latinitas Staff

On this episode of Conversando, hosts Frankie Alaniz and Camila Dejesus are joined by several members of the Latinitas Staff. Together we dive into what it was like growing up in Texas, from rodeos to representation, we talk about it all. Special thanks to our guests Programs Manager's Beatriz Castillo and Estefanía Romero, Flagship Program Coordinator Mia Gomez-Reyes, Program Leader Alexandria Garza, and our Communications Coordinator Alondra Adame.

Sep 21, 202301:16:40
Empowering Latinx Youth: Inside Latinitas' Transformative Programs

Empowering Latinx Youth: Inside Latinitas' Transformative Programs

On this episode of Conversando, host Camila Dejesus is joined by the Programs Team of Latinitas. Inquiring about conferences, camps, and time crunches (oh my) we learn everything there is to know about the Programs at Latinitas. Special thanks to our guests, Programs Manager Beatriz Castillo, Flagship Program Coordinator Mia Gomez-Reyes, Program Leaders Alexandria Garza and Karen Mandujano, and Multi-Gen Program Coordinator Aliyah Zavala.

Sep 07, 202351:60
Power Chica Pioneers: Sparking Latina Entrepreneurship With the Girls of Camp Latinitas

Power Chica Pioneers: Sparking Latina Entrepreneurship With the Girls of Camp Latinitas

On this special episode of Conversando, host Camila Dejesus drops by the Latinitas Summer Camps for some fun and in-depth interviews with the girls of Power Chica. They dive into business ideas, the importance of representation, and dish some hot takes. Enjoy!


Hosted by Camila Dejesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Lundstroem


Aug 17, 202301:16:08
Amplifying Latinx Pride: Empowering Voices with Latinitas Staff

Amplifying Latinx Pride: Empowering Voices with Latinitas Staff

On this first look at Latinitas’ new podcast, Conversando, hosts Frankie Alaniz and Camila Dejesus celebrate all things Pride with a few special guests from the Latinitas staff, like Latinitas Co-Chair Ricky Murray, Programs Coordinator Aliyah Zavala, and Community Development Coordinator Madison Post. The group talks about growing up queer in the LatinX community, coming out, and their favorite queer celebrities. Enjoy! And look forward to more episodes very very soon.

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Lundstroem


Jun 29, 202353:48
Connecting Latinos to the City: Nancy Flores Career Journey and Austin Vida's Impactful Mission

Connecting Latinos to the City: Nancy Flores Career Journey and Austin Vida's Impactful Mission

On this Episode of Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus is joined by Editor & Publisher for Austin Vida, Nancy Flores. The pair delve deep into Nancy’s career journey, what being a bilingual journalist has been like, and all the ways her paths led her to start her own publication. 

For more information about Austin Vida, go to www.Austinvida.com or follow @austinvida


Hosted by: Camila Dejesus

Edited by: Frankie Alaniz

Music by: Jordan Lackey

May 17, 202329:18
Reliving Eco Chica’s Tree-mendous Success with Committee Chair Alyssa Padron

Reliving Eco Chica’s Tree-mendous Success with Committee Chair Alyssa Padron

On this Episode of Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus sits down with Eco Chica Committee Chair, Alyssa Padron, to discuss all things Eco Chica. How the conference went, what planning and leadup was like, what made Alyssa want to get involved all those years ago and so much more! 

Hosted by: Camila Dejesus

Edited by: Frankie Alaniz

Music by: Jordan Lackey

May 10, 202334:46
How CapMetro Is Prioritizing Accessibility with Supervisor Jo Anne Ortiz

How CapMetro Is Prioritizing Accessibility with Supervisor Jo Anne Ortiz

On this Episode of Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus has the delight of speaking to CapMetro Supervisor, and Eco Chica Committee Member/ Judge Jo Anne Ortiz. The pair delve into what working for a Metro System in Austin is like, why she joined forces with Latinitas, and how her small-town upbringing instilled a sense of community and joy!


Hosted by: Camila Dejesus

Edited by: Frankie Alaniz

Music by: Jordan Lackey

May 03, 202340:37
"Latinitas Signature Conference: The Ultimate Blueprint for a Successful Event"

"Latinitas Signature Conference: The Ultimate Blueprint for a Successful Event"

On a very special episode of Unrepresented, hosts Frankie Alaniz and Camila Dejesus are joined by their coworkers to dish on Latinitas upcoming conference Eco Chica! They dive into the steps that go into making a successful event, how we built the identity and concept for the conference from the ground up, and what we’re most excited about. 

Camila & Frankie were joined by: 

Programs Manager Beatriz Castillo, Programs Coordinator Mia Gomez-Reyes, Communications Coordinator Alondra Adame, and former Development Coordinator Ashley Guerra. 






Apr 27, 202301:09:21
Exploring Creativity and Identity in Storytelling with Children’s Author Rebecca Balcárcel

Exploring Creativity and Identity in Storytelling with Children’s Author Rebecca Balcárcel

On this episode of Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus speaks with children’s book author, poet, English teacher, YouTuber, and speaker at last year’s Texas Book Festival Rebecca Balcárcel. The pair discusses what inspired her incredible children’s book “Shine On, Luz Veliz”, how her upbringing and culture as a Guatemalan American has helped shape the types of stories she tells, and Rebecca even discloses some facts about her that might surprise her students!

Twitter: @r_balcarcel
Instagram: @rebeccabalcarcel
LinkedIn: Rebecca Balcarcel



Apr 19, 202339:02
Lifting Latinas up with CEO & Motivational Speaker with Bessy Martinez

Lifting Latinas up with CEO & Motivational Speaker with Bessy Martinez

On this Episode of Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus has the privilege of speaking to the CEO, of The Latina Group or Austin Latinas Unidas, and Motivational Speaker Bessy Martinez on the importance of forming a community, why she loves empowering women, and how her upbringing heavily influenced the values she carries to this day.

Hosted by Camila Dejesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky


Jan 25, 202346:06
Getting To Know The Latinitas Fall 2022 Interns & All They Do
Jan 11, 202357:37
ESPN Scores Big With Diversity with Post Producer Jessica Maddox

ESPN Scores Big With Diversity with Post Producer Jessica Maddox

On this episode of Unrepresented, Content Producer Frankie Alaniz sits down with Jessica Maddox. Jessica is a Post Producer at ESPN. Tune in as they talk about Jessica's background, what her role as post producer looks like day-to-day, being a woman of color in a male-dominating field, and we even shared some pre-World Series predictions!

Hosted by Frankie Alaniz

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Nov 30, 202238:04
Creating Clothes For Mass Production with JCP Designers Gabriella Corza & Zahira Rodriguez

Creating Clothes For Mass Production with JCP Designers Gabriella Corza & Zahira Rodriguez

On this Episode of Unrepresented JCPenney Designers  Gabriella Corza & Zahira Rodriguez give us an exclusive look on what it was like designing for the Hispanic Heritage Month line, how designing for mass production differs from designing for oneself, and their favorite things they’ve gotten to design. 

Hosted by Camila DeJesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Nov 17, 202243:14
The Importance of Having Women In Tech With Cirrus Logic Project Manager Claudia Medina

The Importance of Having Women In Tech With Cirrus Logic Project Manager Claudia Medina

On this Episode of Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus sits down with Cirrus Logic Project Manager Claudia Medina to discuss what it's really like being a Women In Tech, how Cirrus Logic created a supportive environment for Latinas, and why she wants to encourage girls to become engineers!

Hosted by Camila Dejesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Nov 03, 202245:04
How Representation Affects Criminal Justice with Travis County Judge-Elect Denise Hernandez

How Representation Affects Criminal Justice with Travis County Judge-Elect Denise Hernandez

On this Episode of Unrepresented, Latinitas content producer, Frankie Alaniz has a conversation with Denise Hernandez. Denise is the recent Judge-Elect for Travis County Court at Law #6. Tune in as they discuss how Denise got into practicing law, her experience running for public office, and why representation matters in the courtroom. 

Hosted by Frankie Alaniz

Edited by Frankie Alaniz 

Music by Jordan Lacky

Oct 19, 202235:34
Being A Woman in Tech at Dell With Founder of Encendido & STEAM IGNITE's Magda Sanchez

Being A Woman in Tech at Dell With Founder of Encendido & STEAM IGNITE's Magda Sanchez

This week on Unrepresented, host Camila Dejesus sits down with Latinitas Start Up Conference Keynote Speaker Magda Sanchez to discuss what it's like being a Woman in Tech. We touch on some of Magda's incredible accomplishments like founding STEAM IGNITE and Encendido, being an executive producer of an upcoming documentary, and why she believes the arts hold such value in STEM.

Hosted by Camila Dejesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Oct 05, 202246:43
Discussing JCPenney's Hispanic Heritage Month Collection with Designer Pamela Velez

Discussing JCPenney's Hispanic Heritage Month Collection with Designer Pamela Velez

This week on Unrepresented, we are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, by sitting down with JCPenney’s Senior Designer, Pamela Velez. Tune in as Camila Dejesus and Pamela discuss what it was like working on JCP’s new Hispanic Heritage Month collection, how Pamela became a fashion designer, and what advice she has for any girls who are looking to do the same!

Hosted by Camila Dejesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Sep 21, 202254:09
The Reality of Abortion Care with Houston Women’s Clinic’s Priscilla Hernandez

The Reality of Abortion Care with Houston Women’s Clinic’s Priscilla Hernandez

This week on Unrepresented, we kick off season 3 by welcoming Priscilla Hernandez. Priscilla is the former Director of Nursing at Houston Woman's Clinic. Tune in as she sits down with Latinitas Magazine writer Camila Dejesus to talk about the overturning of Roe v. Wade and how it has affected her job, as well as common misconceptions of abortion care, and the future effects the overturning will have.

Links: 

National Abortion Federation: https://prochoice.org/

National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/

https://www.ineedana.com/

rtionfinder.org

New Yorker Article: https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/roes-final-hours-in-one-of-americas-largest-abortion-clinics

Hosted by Camila Dejesus

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky


Sep 07, 202222:06
Being an Epidemologist During a Pandemic with Dr. Diana Martinez

Being an Epidemologist During a Pandemic with Dr. Diana Martinez

This week on Unrepresented, Founding CEO Laura Donnelly interviews Texas' Deputy State Epidemiologist Dr. Diana Martinez on what it has been like being an epidemiologist throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. They discuss how Dr. Martinez found herself in such a successful position, what it was like working in New York when the pandemic began, and how she's continuing her journey in Texas.

Jul 20, 202235:58
Pop Culture Vultures: From Heartstoppers To The L Word, A Tour of LGBTQ+ Representation

Pop Culture Vultures: From Heartstoppers To The L Word, A Tour of LGBTQ+ Representation

This week on the Unrepresented series Pop Culture Vultures, Founding CEO Laura Donnelly is joined by Content Producer Frankie Alaniz and Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus to discuss our favorite, and least favorite, LGBTQ+ Representation. We take a tour on some classic shows from The L Word, all the way to new shows like Heartstoppers!

Jun 30, 202201:03:53
The Trials & Tribulations of Being a Girl Punk Band with Transy Warhol

The Trials & Tribulations of Being a Girl Punk Band with Transy Warhol

This week on Unrepresented Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus and Content Producer Frankie Alaniz celebrate pride with queer band Transy Warhol. We talk about what messages they’re trying to convey with their music, Where they got their incredible stage presence, and the crazy story about how they all met!

Jun 24, 202232:22
Celebrating Pride Month with Athlete & Advocate Angel Joy Flores

Celebrating Pride Month with Athlete & Advocate Angel Joy Flores

This week on Unrepresented Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus and Content Producer Frankie Alaniz celebrate pride with Queer Eye's Angel Joy Flores. We discuss her deep love for athletics, how it was sharing her story on such a large platform, and how her Hispanic background affected her gender identity.

Jun 16, 202253:15
Unrepresented: A Conversation With Arts Honoree Reji Thomas

Unrepresented: A Conversation With Arts Honoree Reji Thomas

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus sits down with the Purple Party Gala's Arts Honoree Reji Thomas to discuss her passion for glass art, that casual time she was commissioned to create gifts for the President of Mexico AND Queen of England, and how her culture has influenced her work.

Jun 08, 202216:05
Unrepresented: A Conversation With Public Leadership Honoree Alice Ming Fei Yi

Unrepresented: A Conversation With Public Leadership Honoree Alice Ming Fei Yi

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus sits down with the Purple Party Gala's Leadership Honoree Alice Ming Fei Yi to discuss her life story as a Chinese woman who immigrated in the 80s, how Asian representation has evolved in the political field, and how young people can (and should) get involved in politics.

Jun 08, 202211:10
Unrepresented: A Conversation With Media Honoree Gloria Pennington

Unrepresented: A Conversation With Media Honoree Gloria Pennington

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus sits down with the Purple Party Gala's Media Honoree Gloria Pennington to discuss how she fell into a career in television, her best advice she has for young Latinas trying to break into the business, and her secret to "positive aging".

Jun 08, 202216:07
Unrepresented: A Conversation With Technology Honoree Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette

Unrepresented: A Conversation With Technology Honoree Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, Magazine Writer Camila Dejesus sits down with the Purple Party Gala's Technology Honoree Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette to talk about what courage means to her, the types of challenges she's faced as a black woman in a male dominated field, and the best (and worst) advice she's ever received.

Jun 08, 202216:58
Pop Culture Vultures: Light At The End of The Representation Tunnel

Pop Culture Vultures: Light At The End of The Representation Tunnel

This week on Unrepresented, the Pop Culture Vultures, Latinitas founding CEO Laura Donnelly, Magazine Writer Camilia Dejesus, and Content Producer Frankie Alaniz, continue their discussion on representation through media. Listen as they discuss how shows like Bel-Air, Abbott Elementry, and Lizzo's show, Watch out for the Big Girls are turning the dial up on representation. 

Jun 01, 202242:27
Startup Chica Live! Episode 5

Startup Chica Live! Episode 5

In this final mini-episode of Unrepresented, Latinitas Founder and CEO sits down with Nadia Kahn Roberts. Nadia is the founder of Mirror of Languages and Startup Chica Parent. Here they speak about entrepreneurship and the experience and ideas that were created at Startup Chica!

May 19, 202209:37
Startup Chica LIVE!: Episode 4

Startup Chica LIVE!: Episode 4

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, Laura Donnelly, Latinitas founding CEO, sits down with Reza Cristián, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of SUSTAIN the Mag. Listen as they talk about sustainability in business, media, and BIPOC communities, why it's important to teach sustainability to younger generations, and a little bit about her experience at Startup Chica!

May 17, 202206:50
Startup Chica LIVE! Episode 3

Startup Chica LIVE! Episode 3

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented,  Laura Donnelly, Latinitas founder and CEO, speaks with Gabriela Bucio, founder of Gabriela's Group. Gabriela is a restauranteur, owning and operating many Austin favorites like Taquero Mucho and Revival Coffee. She discusses her story and what led her to own her own business. Why she thinks it's important to share her story, and how she stays motivated.

May 12, 202203:14
Startup Chica Live! Episode 2

Startup Chica Live! Episode 2

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, Laura Donnelly, Latinitas founding CEO, speaks with Allen Bowers. Allen is a member of the Startup Chica committee and Transformation Director at Dell. Listen in as they discuss how Allen discovered Latinitas, The importance of STEM education and programs, and seeing the impact of Startup Chica!

May 10, 202205:20
Startup Chica LIVE! Episode 1

Startup Chica LIVE! Episode 1

In this mini-episode of Unrepresented, founding CEO Laura sits down with Melissa Berendzen during Latinitas Startup Chica last February. Melissa served as a mentor at our last Startup chica conference. Here she speaks with Laura about why she decided to serve the Chicas, what she hopes the students take away from the experience, and some of the ideas her team came up with!

May 06, 202204:16
An Inside Look On Working For A Nonprofit With The Latinitas Interns

An Inside Look On Working For A Nonprofit With The Latinitas Interns

This week on the Unrepresented podcast Content Production Intern Camila Dejesus is joined by the rest of the Spring 2022 Latinitas Interns* for a behind-the-scenes look at the nonprofit. The group dives into how each intern got in touch with the organization and discusses the importance of each specific internship. *Graphic Design Intern Giselle Flores, Communications Intern Julio Garza, Editorial Intern Anna Martinez, & Public Relations Intern Zanthe De La Rosa

Apr 29, 202243:06
Unrepresented: Culture Vultures on Euphoria & Sex in the City Pt.2

Unrepresented: Culture Vultures on Euphoria & Sex in the City Pt.2

This week on the Unrepresented podcast's new series Pop Culture Vultures, Founding CEO Laura Donnelly is joined by Content Producer Frankie Alaniz and Camila Dejesus to continue their discussion on representation in media. Diving further into what makes good representation, what we wish to see on screen, and the things we want to see less of.

Apr 22, 202230:06
Unrepresented: Pop Culture Vultures on Euphoria & Sex and The City Pt. 1

Unrepresented: Pop Culture Vultures on Euphoria & Sex and The City Pt. 1

This week on Unrepresented by Latinitas, Founding CEO Laura Donnelly is joined by Content Producer Frankie Alaniz and Camila Dejesus in a new series, Pop Culture Vultures. In part 1 of the lengthy discussion, the trio talks about the representation, or lack thereof, in Sex And The City, the controversial reboot, and Euphoria's natural approach to representation.

Apr 18, 202242:15
Tips to Combat COVID Vaccine Anxiety & Disinformation: Diana Anzaldua, LMSW

Tips to Combat COVID Vaccine Anxiety & Disinformation: Diana Anzaldua, LMSW

This week on Unrepresented by Latinitas, Co-founding CEO Laura Donnelly sits down with Diana Anzaldua, Founder of Austin Trauma Therapy. Take a listen, as they take a deep dive into the cultural stigmas that surround mental and physical health, and the correlation between rising anxiety and the rise and fall of the coronavirus.

Hosted by Laura Donnelly

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lackey

Apr 01, 202228:56
The Importance of Bilingual Education with Jennifer Harrell

The Importance of Bilingual Education with Jennifer Harrell

This week on Unrepresented by Latinitas, Programs Director Liliana Cortez speaks with Jennifer Harrell on the importance of bilingual education. Jennifer has served as a Dual Language Instructional Coach, is currently a Dual Language Interventionist at Blue Bonnet Elementary, and holds a Bachelors and Masters in Bilingual Education. Tune in as they discuss Jennifer's educational journey, and the ways learning multiple languages can benefit your children.


Hosted by Liliana Cortez

Edited by Camila Dejesus

Music by Jordan Lackey

Mar 17, 202249:46
"Tail" of Two Cities: Austin’s BIPOC Nonprofits “Bark” about Austin Philanthropy

"Tail" of Two Cities: Austin’s BIPOC Nonprofits “Bark” about Austin Philanthropy

This week on Unrepresented by Latinitas, Founding CEO Laura Donnelly sits down with Cristina Garza, Executive Director of Avance-Austin - a non-profit education program focused on delivering services regarding poverty alleviation, child abuse prevention, education success, and the overall well-being of families. Listen as they explore the disproportionate giving of I Live Here, I Give Here’s one-day event - Amplify Austin - The immediate gratification and gamification of giving, and how Avance-Austin has combated roadblocks in fundraising.

Hosted by Laura Donnelly

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lackey

Mar 01, 202235:07
Celebrating International Day of Woman and Girls in Science with Karla Arellano

Celebrating International Day of Woman and Girls in Science with Karla Arellano

This week on Unrepresented by Latinitas, Programs Director Liliana Cortez speaks with Dr. Karla Arellano in celebration of The International Day of Woman and Girls in Science. Karla is an Astronomer currently obtaining her postdocturate at The University of Texas in Austin. Tune in as they discuss Karla's career & passions, the importance of diversity in STEAM, and her advice to young woman interested in STEAM.

Hosted by Liliana Cortez

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lackey

Feb 11, 202227:33
El Gallo Canto Pero La Gallina Pone Los Huevos: State Representative Candidate Lulu Flores Shares Her History of Working for Democracy Behind the Scenes

El Gallo Canto Pero La Gallina Pone Los Huevos: State Representative Candidate Lulu Flores Shares Her History of Working for Democracy Behind the Scenes

This week on Unrepresented by Latinitas,  Founding CEO Laura Donnelly sits down with Maria Luisa "Lulu" Flores, candidate for House District 51 for the Texas Legislature. Laura and Lulu discuss the importance of Latina representation in positions of power, the importance of mentoring, and explore Lulu's career and passion for public leadership.

Hosted by Laura Donnelly

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lackey

Jan 19, 202241:14
Beatriz with Krystal Frame on Sustainability in Entrepreneurship

Beatriz with Krystal Frame on Sustainability in Entrepreneurship

Join us on this week's episode as Latinitas Program Coordinator, Beatriz Castillo sits down with Krystal Frame, Founder of Sustain Frame to take a deep dive into the importance of sustainability not only in businesses but also in everyday life.

Hosted by Beatriz Castillo

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lackey

Dec 15, 202136:39
Sylvia with Adriana Velasco on Innovation and Representation at Mattel

Sylvia with Adriana Velasco on Innovation and Representation at Mattel

Join Latinitas Deputy Executive Director, Sylvia Butanda as she sits down with Adriana Velasco, Director of US Marketing at Mattel to discuss the Barbie Dream Gap Project and Innovation and Representation at Barbie. 

Hosted by Sylvia Butanda

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Dec 08, 202126:57
Ariane With Mo Khan on Underrepresentation of BIPOC Within Coding & Tech

Ariane With Mo Khan on Underrepresentation of BIPOC Within Coding & Tech

This week, Latinitas Program Coordinator, Ariane Stier, sits down with Mo Khan, Senior Software Engineer at Github to discuss Latinitas advanced coding certification program Code Chica ++ and the importance of representations in coding and tech.

Hosted by Ariane Stier

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Dec 01, 202143:19
Putting the A in Stem With Laura & Sylvia

Putting the A in Stem With Laura & Sylvia

This week, Latinitas founder & CEO, Laura Donnelly, and Deputy Executive Director, Sylvia Butanda, take a deep dive into STEAM vs STEM, and how the integration of the arts in science is just as important as its counterparts. 

This episode is sponsored by Cirrus Logic.

Hosted by Laura Donnelly & Sylvia Butanda

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Nov 17, 202138:25
Unrepresented Halloween Special: Spooky Stories

Unrepresented Halloween Special: Spooky Stories

In honor of Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos, Laura Donnelly, Latinitas CEO and Founder sat down with our Communications Manager, Christina Castro, to discuss cultural folklore, legends, and exchange personal spooky stories and encounters. 

Hosted by Laura Donnelly & Christina Castro

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Oct 29, 202142:52
20 Questions with: Rheisha Shol

20 Questions with: Rheisha Shol

Join Latinitas contributors Marisol Acuna and Nina Martinez as they sit down and ask 20 Questions With Rheisha Shol, a multi-faceted creative who is advocating for inclusivity in media. She is a Mid-Market Account Executive at Oracle NetSuite and serves on the Board for Oracle Women in Leadership Austin. Additionally, Rheisha is the founder of Rhee TV, a media network prioritizing collaboration over competition.

Oct 22, 202130:52
Sylvia with Amanda Zamora on Representation in Media

Sylvia with Amanda Zamora on Representation in Media

Imagine a news organization that shares current events in a way that prioritizes representation in politics, policy journalism and newsroom leadership and was created to empower women, women of color and the LGBTQ+ community with the information, resources and community we need to be equal participants in our democracy. This ground breaking organization is The 19th News. On this episode, Latinitas Deputy Executive Director, Sylvia Butanda, speaks with Amanda Zamora, Co-Founder and Publisher of The 19th.

Hosted by Sylvia Butanda

Edited by Frankie Alaniz

Music by Jordan Lacky

Oct 06, 202134:40
20 Questions With: Natalia Dalton Salazar

20 Questions With: Natalia Dalton Salazar

Join Latinitas Contributor Raven Garza as she sits down and asks 20 Questions With Natalia Dalton Salazar, a co-founder and the social media manager of Saucy Lips, her family’s Hispanic, female-founded business specializing in healthy, gourmet savory sauces and hot sauces.

Sep 24, 202138:43
Mindful Nutrition with Maria Mendoza

Mindful Nutrition with Maria Mendoza

For anyone that has gone on a wellness journey to eat healthy and be active, misinformation and misconceptions about dieting and general diet culture is rampant. From eating habits that start when we're children to our mindsets around certain types of food to what is considered a "superfood", healthy living and eating is not a one size fits all approach. On this episode, Latinitas Deputy Executive Director, Sylvia Butanda, speaks with Maria Mendoza, registered and licensed dietitian in Central Texas where she primarily works with those who struggle with eating disorders and disordered eating as well as those that have decided to permanently leave diets behind them and advocates for Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size®.

Sep 10, 202136:43
20 Questions With: Carlos Alfredo Jr.

20 Questions With: Carlos Alfredo Jr.

Welcome to a special episode of Unrepresented. We’re so excited to be collaborating with our Magazine podcast: 20 Questions With. You
guessed it - we’ll be asking today's guest a total of 20 questions. Both Unrepresented and 20 Questions With explore themes such as equality and equity told through the lens of the individuals out in the front lines of change. With that said, join Latinitas Contributor Angelique Hechavarria as she sits down and asks 20 Questions With Carlos Alfredo Jr. Carlos is a breakthrough actor and musician and stars in the Netflix biographical drama Selena: The Series. Carlos portrays Joe Ojeda, who is the original keyboardist of Selena y Los Dinos - which allowed Carlos to showcase his musical talent. Before landing the role of Selena: The Series, Carlos obtained a degree in animation and visual effects, ultimately leading him into the world of acting.

Aug 27, 202123:07