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Poder PodcastJan 16, 2023
#27 Latina Rebels and Theology - Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez is a Nicaraguan Storyteller, owner and founder of Latina Rebels, and author of her book, For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color. Prisca is known as a feminist, theologian, storyteller, and advocate. Follow her @priscadorcas
#26 Coquette Skin - Azucena Estrada and Bridgette Hernández
Azucena Estrada and Bridgette Hernández are Co-Founders of Coquette Skin LLC. Listen to their story about sisterhood, entrepreneurship, and skin care. You can shop their products online at coquetteskin.com and follow them on instagram @coquette_skin
#25 Vocal and On Air - MariCarmen Estudillo
Born in Guanajuato Mexico and raised in Sacramento, MariCarmen Estudillo is an immigrant daughter and a full time luchona. Fueled by enthusiasm and discipline she currently teaches courses on public speaking at AVL Image Academy, is Lazer Broadcasting corporations’ Digital Content Strategist , On Air Personality for Latino 97.9 and 106.3 and a voice talent for various east coast radio stations. When she is not in working Maricarmen is volunteering in the Sacramento community or reading a book picnic style in a local park with her dog Yazgie.
You can follow her on Instagram at @maricarmen_estudillo and listen to her show at latino979.com/sacramento
#24 La Dentista - Dr. Lizeth Y. Correa
Dr. Lizeth Yamileth Correa is from the San Fernando Valley in California. Dr. Correa is a proud first-generation college student. She earned her B.S. in Biopsychology at UC Santa Barbara, and she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from UCLA. She is dedicated to caring for underserved communities and providing culturally competent care.
#23 Women's March LA - Emiliana Guereca
Emiliana Guereca is an entrepreneur and activist from Los Angeles California. She is the leader of Women's March Los Angeles, Founder of Women's March Foundation, and Executive Director of Women's March Action. You can follow the movement @wmnsmarchla on twitter and instagram. You can also follow Emiliana @EmilianaGuereca on twitter.
#22 Sofrito for your Soul - George Torres
George Torres "Urban Jibaro" is a social media and cultural consultant, community builder, and content creator from Brooklyn, New York. He is the founder of Sofrito for your Soul and other cultural projects. He is also the director of Sofrito Media Group, Inc. Follow him on twitter @urbanjibaro
#21 Rulli Torres Fashion Designer - Raul Torres
Raul Torres is a fashion designer from Dallas, Texas. He owns Rulli Torres Fashion Design and manages a model agency. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in fashion. He is known for producing the Rulli Pink Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fashion Show, which he is expanding to Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. Visit his website rullitorres.com for more information and follow him on Instagram @rullitorresofficial
#20 A Futbol Dream - Rony Argueta
Rony Argueta is a midfielder for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC in Colorado. The team is a member of the USL Championship, the second tier of the American soccer pyramid (switchbacksfc.com). He is originally from Costa Mesa, California, and he earned a mechanical engineering degree from UC Santa Barbara. Follow him on Instagram @ronyargueta_
#19 Adelante Management Group - David Raul Serna
David Raul Serna is the CEO and Founder of Adelante Management Group (AMG), which provides elite professional representation in the entertainment industry. Follow him on Instagram @adelantemg and @dserna427
#18 Power of Communication in Business - Sasha Gómez
Sasha Gómez started her career working as a news reporter in Columbia, Missouri and Las Vegas, Nevada. Sasha now owns and leads her own business called Sasha Consulting. You can follow her on instagram @sashagomez
#17 Civil Rights Advocacy and Leadership - Andres Rodriguez
Andres Rodriguez is the National Vice President for Young Adults for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). He represents the young adult and collegiate membership nationwide. Learn more about @LULAC at lulac.org and follow Andres on instagram @drescoast
#16 Our New Era - Jesus Cardoso
Jesus Cardoso is an Award-Winning Digital Marketing Strategist and the Director of Market Development for TestEquity. As an entrepreneur, he founded and operates Our New Era, a full service production company that produces films, music videos, commercials, and more. In addition, he also manages ONE media communications, an award winning digital marketing agency. Follow him on social media @jesusmcardoso
#15 Eat Less Water - Florencia Ramirez
Florencia Ramirez is an author, researcher, activist, educator, and mother who is on a mission to transition spaces such as schools and parks from chemicals to organic landscaping. Read her book Eat Less Water to learn more about how to reduce your water footprint. Follow her on social media @eatlesswater
#14 Influence and Lifestyle - Itzy Canales
Itzy Canales is a lifestyle blogger from Santa Barbara, CA who is originally from Los Angeles, CA. Listen to this episode to learn about her passion for social change, music, beauty and fashion. You can visit her website lebellagypsy.com and follow her on instagram @itzycanales
#13 Hip Hop Revolución - Rebel Diaz
RodStarz and G1, known as Rebel Diaz and DJ Illanoiz from South Bronx, New York share their story on their origins, hip hop, the culture, the music, and their journey. Listen to their new album AMÉRICA -VS- AMERIKKKA (https://rebeldiaz.com/music)
#12 Decolonize Now - David Flores
David Flores is an unapologetic educator from Pasadena, CA. He currently teaches in East Oakland, CA, and he shares about his teaching style, decolonization, and the public educational system.
#11 Educational Opportunity - Aaron Jones
Aaron Jones is the Director of EOP, Educational Opportunity Program at UC Santa Barbara. He shares about his educational path and his role in Student Affairs.
#10 Immigrant Rights - Yaritza González
Yaritza González is an immigrant rights activist from Inglewood, California. She advocates for human rights, especially for immigrant families including people seeking asylum at the border. She is also starting a fellowship project to inspire new leaders and increase civic engagement in her city.
#9 On Healing - Andrés Armenta
Andrés Armenta is a recent graduate from UC Santa Barbara, and he joins poder podcast to talk about his journey and his experience with healing.
#8 Beauty Con Cultura - Leslie Valdivia
Leslie Valdivia shares her story and how she co-founded VIVE Cosmetics, an online beauty brand created for Latinas/xs by Latinas.
#7 MexiGoth - Lizett Evangelista
Lizett is on a journey to identify her true artistic passion. And she shares about what is going on in her life right now as a local artist and college student.
#6 Diversity in Tech - Peter Rojas
Peter Rojas is the Executive Director of American Digital Diversity Initiative. He is originally from Lowell, Massachusetts and moved to California to bring more diversity to the tech industry through youth development programs that help students reach their entrepreneurial goals and tech career aspirations.
#5 Women’s Empowerment Expo - Christina Brophy
The Women's Empowerment Expo is a one-day event for women to get empowered, motivated, inspired, pampered, and get connected with women in their community to drive change in their own lives and in the world. Listen to this episode and learn about how Christina Brophy connects hundreds of women entrepreneurs and helps them build their businesses and more.
#4 Tackling Diabetes - Alejandra Gutierrez, Diego Figueroa, Beatriz Molina
Alejandra and Diego share their story of how they started the Eastside Diabetes Initiative in the east side of Santa Barbara, CA. With this program Alejandra and Diego plan on addressing the risks of childhood obesity, diabetes, and kidney disease by using outreach efforts to provide educational opportunities to students and their families in the neighborhoods of east side Santa Barbara to learn about medical professions and preventative care.
#3 Always Up to A Lot of Good - Stephanie Castellanos
Stephanie Castellanos is a social entrepreneur, education consultant and community activist from Inglewood, California. Her passion extends from her experiences as the first in her family to attend college and as a daughter of Mexican immigrants.
#2 An Elevated Mindset - Erick Padilla
Erick Padilla is a Gates Millennium Scholar from Modesto, Ca. He is a few weeks from graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a BS in Pharmacology. In this episode, I ask Erick about his upbringing, his once in a lifetime scholarship, his rapping hobby, as well as what the future holds for him!
#1 A Civic Responsibility - AJ Valenzuela
AJ Valenzuela is a community leader and activist in the city of Oxnard in southern California. Learn about his journey into politics and about what happened in Oxnard recently in a recall election and districting of the city council.