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Sade- Day 14- 31daysofWomen

“I love writing songs. I just aspire to pick people up. That’s my ambition. Most of my lyrics are little stories about my experiences or those of my friends.” ~ Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu, British Nigerian singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer. I was introduced to Sade’s music during my Law School years…I immediately became a fan and her ... Read More »

Gloria Estefan- Day 13- 31daysofWomen

“You’ve got to believe. Never be afraid to dream.” ~Gloria Estefan, Cuban American singer-songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. Who doesn’t remember the famous “Conga” song from the Miami Sound Machine and Gloria Estefan as lead singer? I do. That was definitely “the song” while I was growing up. Gloria Estefan was born in Havana, Cuba and later moved to Miami as ... Read More »

Vanessa Pardo- Day 12-31daysofWomen

“Strut on, life will happen.”~ Vanessa Pardo, NYC born Dominican-Ecuadorian, Psychologist in training with a Masters Degree in Education. I met Vanessa on a January morning in 2012 while we both attended a monthly New York City Latina Writer’s Group meeting. When we first met I have to say she was not overly friendly; Vanessa always has her guard up ... Read More »

Isabel Allende- Day 11- 31days of Women

“You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend or not.”~ Isabel Allende, Chilean American writer. My mom was the first person who introduced me to Isabel Allende. Mami was an avid reader and on her bookshelf rested a copy of “The House of the Spirits” and when I was 12 years old, Mami ... Read More »

Eva Peron- Day 10- 31daysofWomen

“My biggest fear in life – to be forgotten.” ~ Eva Peron, born in the village of Los Toldos in Pampas rural Argentina. Eva Peron has remained an important cultural icon in Latin America. I learned about her in school and was fascinated by her story and her legacy as a woman who offered an example of passion and combativeness. ... Read More »

Emily Klein- Day 9- 31daysofWomen

“People ask me all the time how I do what I do without wanting to give up? And the only answer I can ever really think of is that I never saw it as an option. Not until they brought it up did it ever occur to me that I ever had any other choice but to keep going. “~Emily ... Read More »

Madonna- Day 8- 31daysofWomen

“No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” Madonna, American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. I remember the first time I watched Madonna’s video “Like a Virgin”, I was mesmerized, and instantly, I became a fan. From that moment on, her music ... Read More »

Mother Theresa- Day 7- 31daysofWomen

“Spread Love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” Mother Teresa, born August 26, 1910 in Kosovo. I can’t think of anyone else to celebrate International Women’s Day than Mother Theresa, throughout her life she personified that nurturing quality that every woman possess. At the age of twelve she understood and accepted her calling ... Read More »

Annette Angulo-Day 6- 31daysofWomen

“Somos principalmente nosotros quienes construimos nuestra felicidad” (it lays on us the responsibility of building our own happiness)~ Annette Angulo, Trademark, Patent and Copyright Venezuelan Lawyer, My Sister. It is said that having a sister is like having a friend for life. Because she is that friend that was there from the beginning of your life and will stay till ... Read More »

Celia Cruz- Day 5- 31daysofWomen

“When opportunity presents itself, grab it. Hold on tight and don’t let go.”~ Celia Cruz, Singer, Actress, born October 21, 1925 in Havana. Cuba. From an early age Celia Cruz was a constant in my household, my Abuelita will listened to her songs while cleaning, cooking or simply when she needed to unwind. I was in charge of having the ... Read More »

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