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English, National/National politics/National assembly, 6 seasons, 83 episodes, 1 day, 23 hours, 52 minutes
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Is it possible to change the world? Can we make the world a better place for all? The answer is YES. Claudia Romo Edelman and Edie Lush share the inspiring stories of people working to create a more sustainable world while sharing simple ways for you to start taking action today.
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19 - Adela Cepeda / General Partner, Angeles Investors

Welcome to another empowering episode of A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self. Today we’re thrilled to share the insights and journey of an exceptional guest, Adela Cepeda, General Partner of Angeles Ventures. With a profound expertise in the financial sector, she has played a pivotal role in advising municipalities and corporations, guiding them through capital markets transactions that cumulatively surpass $150 billion. Her leadership and strategic insights have also led her to serve on the boards of notable financial institutions, including UBS Funds, Mercer Funds, and BMO Bank. Beyond her contributions to the finance industry, Adela holds the position of Board Chair at Pathway Funds and Angeles Investor. These roles underscore her commitment to empowering Hispanic and Latinx ventures, focusing on discovering, funding, and nurturing the growth of promising enterprises within these communities. Adela's influence extends into the non-profit realm as well, where she actively supports arts and education. She is a board member of Teatro Vista, a theater company dedicated to showcasing multidisciplinary artists of color, reflecting her dedication to cultural representation and diversity. Additionally, her involvement with the NACD Chicago Chapter and Rush University demonstrates her commitment to governance excellence and healthcare advancement. In this episode, Adela offers invaluable wisdom for those looking to expand their horizons and break new ground in their professional and personal lives. Her experiences and strategies provide a roadmap for success, tailored specifically to our vibrant Latino community. Here are the three key takeaways from our conversation: Invest in Your Growth: Adela emphasizes the importance of dedicating 10 to 20% of your time to learning. This commitment to continuous education is crucial for personal and professional development, enabling you to grow beyond your current boundaries. Leverage Your Multilingual Skills: As Latinos, our ability to navigate multiple languages is a significant advantage. Adela advises extending this skill to the professional domains we aspire to excel in. Whether it’s mastering the language of the boardroom or understanding the specific jargon of your field, speaking the right language opens doors and facilitates meaningful connections. Design Your Pathway to the Boardroom: For those dreaming of landing a position on a board, Adela shares a practical playbook. The journey begins with becoming an expert in your field and strategically gaining visibility and exposure. Her advice offers a clear path to achieving this prestigious milestone, demonstrating that with the right approach, these goals are within reach. This episode is more than just a conversation; it’s a beacon of hope and a source of actionable advice for anyone looking to navigate their path to success while staying true to their authentic self. Join us as we delve into Adela’s inspiring story and extract lessons that can light the way for your own journey. Tune in now for a dose of inspiration and practical tips to elevate your life and career, the Latina way. Be bold, be you, and let's make waves together. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
4/9/202435 minutes, 23 seconds
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18 - Natalia De Greiff / Vice President of Automation @ IBM Americas

Welcome to the latest episode of "A LA LATINA: The playbook to succeed being your authentic self"! In today's inspiring conversation, Claudia and Cynthia are joined by Natalia De Greiff, Vice President of Automation at IBM Americas.  Natalia is at the helm of leading the IBM Ecosystem for the Americas, where she passionately supports partners in their endeavors to leverage IBM technologies and platforms for their clients' digital transformation journeys, fueled by the power of hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence. With a stellar 20-year professional career spanning across the Americas region, Natalia's expertise is unparalleled. From her early beginnings in Colombia to her ventures in the United States and Mexico, Natalia has honed her skills and leadership capabilities in esteemed companies like Xerox, Informix, and IBM. Her journey has seen her manage various positions in sales, software, hardware, services, and general management, providing her with a comprehensive understanding of transformation and growth strategies. In this episode Natalia shares invaluable insights and wisdom on how to climb the corporate ladder, offering guidance for Latinas navigating their professional journeys. Here are the three key takeaways from this empowering episode: Why Latinas should consider a career in engineering: Natalia passionately advocates for Latinas to consider studying engineering, highlighting it as a career path that provides not only a structured framework but also a methodology to think and operate effectively. How to navigate career pivots, especially in the context of innovation: Natalia emphasizes the importance of being prepared to pivot one's career in response to changing industries. She generously shares valuable tools and resources to help Latinas upskill and revitalize their careers, empowering them to adapt and thrive. How to build tenacity: Drawing from her own experiences, Natalia reflects on how her innate tenacity has served as her superpower throughout her journey. She attributes this resilience to her upbringing amidst challenging times, showcasing the power of determination in overcoming obstacles. Join us for an uplifting conversation filled with insights and encouragement as Natalia shares her remarkable story and invaluable advice.  Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
4/2/202436 minutes, 58 seconds
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17 - Glory Alcantara / Director, Multicultural Marketing @ General Mills

In this episode of A LA LATINA, we're privileged to hear from Glory Alcantara, the Director of Multicultural Marketing at General Mills, as she shares her transformative journey to success. Despite facing daunting challenges, Glory's story is a testament to resilience, self-discovery, and unwavering determination. 1. **Generosity as a Foundation**: Glory reflects on her father's invaluable advice to give generously of what you have, a principle that has anchored her approach to both personal and professional life. This ethos of abundance has not only shaped her worldview but also guided her interactions with others, fostering meaningful connections and opportunities for growth. 2. **From Self-Preservation to Self-Confidence**: Glory candidly discusses her transition from a mindset of self-preservation to one of self-confidence. As a teenager navigating a new country, culture, and language, she embraced discomfort as a catalyst for growth, ultimately emerging stronger and more resilient. Her journey highlights the transformative power of vulnerability and the profound impact of stepping outside one's comfort zone. 3. **Calm Amidst Chaos**: Despite facing stressful circumstances, Glory has cultivated a remarkable superpower: remaining calm under pressure. Drawing from her experiences, she provides a playbook for navigating challenges with composure and grace. Through mindfulness, self-awareness, and resilience, she demonstrates how to navigate adversity with resilience and poise. Throughout the episode, Glory's narrative is infused with insights and wisdom gleaned from her remarkable journey. Her story serves as an inspiration to Latinas everywhere, offering a roadmap for embracing adversity, cultivating resilience, and unlocking one's full potential. Join us as we explore Glory's inspiring odyssey and uncover the transformative power of perseverance and self-discovery. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
3/26/202431 minutes, 54 seconds
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16- Sofia Colucci / Chief Marketing Officer @ Molson Coors

Join Claudia and Cynthia in an insightful conversation with the Latina at the helm of one of the most innovative and bold marketing teams in America: Sofia Colucci, Chief Marketing Officer at Molson Coors. In this episode you will be inspired by how her status as an immigrant, both in Canada and then in the US, set the foundation for her leadership style, and as always, you'll leave with advice that you cab use in your own journey to the top. Here are our favorite takeaways: How to use your Latina identity as a strength and not a weakness: Sophia sheds light on how important it is to embrace your Latina heritage in the workplace, and how it can actually be a strategic advantage for your team and company. Her 3-R's for success, Relationships, Results, Resilience: Get insights into her formula for success, which emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships, delivering results, and cultivating resilience. How to make the right career moves with an eye on long term success: Sophia shares her perspective on making thoughtful career decisions that balance passion with practicality for long-term success. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast LinkedIn: @alalatinapodcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
3/18/202431 minutes, 10 seconds
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15 - Maria Salcedo / Senior Vice President Merchandising @ Ulta Beauty

Join hosts Claudia Romeo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner in an inspiring conversation with Maria Salcedo, Senior Vice President of Merchandising at Ulta Beauty, on the latest episode of A LA LATINA. In this dynamic discussion, Maria shares her journey from Colombia to the United States, highlighting the pivotal role education played in her path to success. Key takeaways from the episode include: The Super-Power Latinas Have as Decicion Makers: Discover why non-native speakers, like Maria, bring a unique perspective to decision-making processes. The Cultural Influence Latinas Have in Beauty: Explore how beauty is deeply ingrained in Latina culture and the significant purchasing power Latinas hold in driving growth within the beauty industry. The Importance of Investing in Your Future: Learn why pursuing an MBA can be a game-changer for career advancement, offering invaluable networking opportunities and transformative experiences. Get ready to be inspired and empowered as Maria shares insights on mentorship, education, and navigating the corporate world as a Latina professional. Tune in to this episode for actionable advice and compelling stories that celebrate the strength and resilience of Latina leaders. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
3/11/202436 minutes, 54 seconds
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14 - Marilu Marshall / SVP, Global Chief Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies

In this episode of "A LA LATINA," hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner welcome Marilu Marshall, Senior Vice President, Executive Management and Global Chief Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Officer at Estee Lauder Companies. Throughout the conversation, Marilu shares her inspiring journey, offering valuable insights and strategies for Latinas navigating the corporate landscape. Key takeaways from the episode include: Harnessing the Power of Networking: Marilu emphasizes the importance of building collaborative relationships and maintaining connections across different departments and brands within the organization. She highlights the role of internal networking in driving career advancement and shares tips for effective networking and negotiation. Embracing Cultural Nuances: The discussion explores the positive cultural attributes that Latinas bring to the table, such as passion, commitment, and emotional intelligence. Marilu encourages Latinas to leverage these strengths while also being mindful of cultural nuances in professional settings, such as knowing when to speak up and how to navigate hierarchical structures respectfully. Overcoming Challenges with Resilience: Marilu reflects on her early experiences as a trial lawyer in a male-dominated field, where she learned to dial down certain aspects of her identity in order to fit in. She shares her journey of resilience and growth, highlighting the importance of staying true to oneself while also adapting to new environments and challenges. Mari Lou also reveals the challenges she faced in hiding her Latinidad, even changing her name to go to college, underscoring the systemic barriers Latinas often encounter in pursuit of higher education and career opportunities. Throughout the episode, Marilu's authenticity and wisdom shine through, offering listeners valuable lessons and inspiration for their own professional journeys. From the power of mentorship to the importance of taking risks and embracing opportunities, Marilu's story is a testament to the resilience and strength of Latina leaders in the corporate world. Listeners are encouraged to embrace their unique identities, seek mentorship, and pursue their career goals with confidence and determination. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to thrive as a Latina leader in today's competitive business landscape. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/4/202436 minutes
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Second Season Trailer

Welcome to a new season of "A La Latina: The playbook to succeed being your authentic self". I'm Claudia Romo Edelman, and with Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner, we are committed to getting more Latinas to the C-Suite of Corporate America. We are on a mission to enable the next generation of Latina professionals to get to the top in half the time.  Through engaging interviews with the most accomplished Latina Executives, we challenge stereotypes, break barriers, and create a more inclusive world where Latina women can thrive. And our goal is not only to inspire but also to provide tangible tools and the playbook to succeed in the corporate world. Last season, we featured Latina women who have shattered glass ceilings at companies like Google, Coca-Cola, Verizon, the NFL, and Morgan Stanley. We learned about the importance of mentors and sponsors, strategies to land the perfect role, and tactics to get promoted. This season, we can't wait to unveil the amazing women who will be featured in each new episode. We hope you join us and help us spread the word. Success for us means Latina women holding 10% of executive roles and board seats in corporate America. Stay tuned, let's start leading Latina! Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/26/202456 seconds
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11 - Emma Carrasco / Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs @ NBCUniversal News Group

In this episode of "A LA LATINA", hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner welcome Emma Carrasco, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at NBCUniversal News Group. The main takeaways from the episode are: Emma's journey from an administrative role to a C-suite position in a major corporate company. The importance of media organizations building trust by representing diverse perspectives, essential in gaining audience trust. The business benefits of investing in Latino content, as demonstrated by NBC Universal News Group's success. Emma discusses her first-generation American background, the impact of her family's values, and her career progression. She highlights the significance of cultural and linguistic skills in her roles, especially in connecting with Latino communities and consumer segments. Emma's leadership in developing Latino-focused content at major corporations is emphasized. She details her experiences at companies like FleishmanHillard, Univision, McDonald's, and NPR, where she leveraged her cultural insights for market growth. The episode also covers topics like the role of education in career acceleration, the power of Latino work ethic and cultural perspective in corporate America, and the importance of voting and staying informed. Emma Carrasco's insights provide valuable lessons on leadership, cultural authenticity, and the impact of Latino representation in corporate and media landscapes. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
11/29/202331 minutes, 15 seconds
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10 - Marta Ronquillo Newhart / Former Chief Communications & Brand Officer @ Westinghouse Electric Company

In this episode of "A LA LATINA", hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner welcome Marta Ronquillo Newhart, a trailblazing Latina who rose to become the Chief Communication and Brand Officer for Westinghouse. The episode delves into the unique challenges and triumphs of Latinas in the corporate world, with Marta sharing invaluable insights from her journey. Key takeaways from the episode include: Importance of a Personal Board of Advisors: Marta emphasizes the significance of having a trusted group of advisors to navigate career challenges, drawing on her own experiences and the support she received from mentors, including those in the African-American community. Leveraging Diverse Playbooks: The discussion highlights the value of learning from other minority communities, particularly how African-American professionals have created strong support networks and playbooks for success, which Latinas can adapt and use in their own career paths. The Power of Effective Communication: Marta underscores the critical role of communication skills in opening doors to opportunities and building stronger relationships. She shares her personal experiences and strategies for becoming a persuasive communicator and storyteller. The episode also explores themes like embracing Latina identity in professional settings, breaking stereotypes, and the importance of representation and mentorship. Marta's personal anecdotes, such as her decision to reclaim her family name, offer powerful examples of authenticity and resilience. Listeners are encouraged to be true to themselves, to seek and offer mentorship, and to harness their unique strengths as Latinas in their professional journeys. This episode is a rich resource for anyone looking to navigate the corporate world with authenticity, confidence, and a deep understanding of their cultural heritage. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
11/15/202329 minutes, 11 seconds
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9 - Alicia Enciso / Former Chief Marketing Officer at Nestle

In this engaging episode of "A LA LATINA," Cynthia and Claudia sit down with Alicia Enciso, former CMO at Nestle, to weave through her illustrious journey and extract invaluable insights for those looking to broaden their horizons and make their mark, especially in the realm of multicultural marketing. 1. Aim for the Heights Alicia Enciso teaches us the essence of 'Ve Por La Grande'—the act of setting lofty goals and the courage to reach for them. This mantra is about transforming aspirations into achievements and embracing the mindset of aiming beyond the immediate grasp to realize your full potential. 2. Vocalizing Ambitions: The Catalyst for Advancement Our distinguished guest sheds light on the power of articulating your goals. By putting her aspirations into words and sharing them with those above her, Alicia demonstrates the magic that unfolds when you declare your intentions and allow others to become allies in your journey to the top. 3. Multicultural Consumer Growth: The Untapped Market With Alicia's profound expertise in multicultural marketing, we uncover why now is the moment to go all-in on marketing to Latinos. This segment offers a deep dive into the significant growth potential within multicultural consumer segments and the strategies to engage effectively. This episode of "A LA LATINA" is a masterclass in reaching for the stars, advocating for oneself, and the crucial understanding of the marketplace's evolving landscape. Join us as Alicia Enciso shares her storied experience and strategic acumen, offering a wealth of knowledge for every professional, especially those in the vibrant field of marketing. Empower your aspirations and tune in to this episode for a guide to soaring heights in your career and tapping into the pulse of multicultural markets. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
11/8/202332 minutes, 27 seconds
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8 - Magda Yrizarry / Former Chief Talent and Diversity Officer @ Verizon

In this episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," join Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner and Claudia Romo Edelman, as they host an insightful dialogue with the former Chief Talent and Diversity Officer at Verizon. Together, they delve into crucial facets that can empower every Latina in the corporate landscape. 1- Embracing Authenticity in Corporate Environments: Discover the significance of maintaining your genuine self in professional settings. Learn to identify if a company truly aligns with your values, encouraging you to be your authentic self. And if it falls short? Our discussion provides the wisdom on when and how to make the bold choice to seek greener pastures. 2- Strategies for Ascension: Getting Noticed & Promoted: Navigating the corporate labyrinth can be daunting, but our guest sheds light on the actionable steps to stand out and climb the ladder. From making a lasting impression to strategies for achieving promotions, this segment offers a roadmap to professional elevation. 3- Unraveling the Cultural Nuances of Latinos & Latinas: Dive deep into understanding the distinct cultural attributes that Latinos and Latinas bring to the corporate table. More than just an exploration, we unearth ways to flip common misconceptions and harness these nuances as strengths in professional arenas. This episode of "A LA LATINA" serves as a beacon for those looking to harmonize their cultural identity with their corporate aspirations. With the wisdom of our esteemed guest and the passionate engagement of our hosts, listeners are set to embark on an enriching journey filled with actionable insights, inspiring tales, and a renewed sense of purpose. Join us for a conversation that promises both reflection and empowerment for today's Latina professionals. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here.
11/1/202332 minutes, 27 seconds
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7 - Lori Castillo Martinez / Executive Vice President and Chief Equality Officer @ Salesforce

In this episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner converse with Lori Castillo Martinez, a seasoned expert in the dynamics of career growth and workplace inclusivity. Engaging in a profound dialogue, they distill four cardinal insights resonating with anyone charting a path toward professional success. 1- The Longevity of Careers: It's Okay to Take a Step Back Lori emphasizes that careers span decades, not just years. Many harbor concerns that retreating might stall their ascent, but our discussion sheds light on how even lateral moves or temporary pauses can prove beneficial for long-term successes. The mantra? Each step, irrespective of its immediate direction, offers invaluable lessons. 2- The Power of Networking: Mentors, Sponsors, and References The conversation evolves to the undeniable value of professional relationships. With the spotlight on mentors, sponsors, and references, our guest delineates their pivotal roles throughout one's career journey. Their insights? Relationships are capital—cultivate them, value them, and, above all, uphold them with sincerity. 3- Inclusivity in the Workplace: The Business Case Our dialogue then ventures into the transformative realm of workplace inclusivity. Citing compelling evidence, our guest postulates the direct correlation between diverse teams and enhanced performance, presenting an unassailable business case for fostering inclusive teams. 4- Interview Strategies: Ensuring a Compatible, Inclusive Environment As a concluding note, Lori delves into pragmatic strategies for job interviews. They share invaluable tactics to ensure aspirants secure positions in environments where they can truly express themselves and thrive authentically. This episode of "A LA LATINA" is a mosaic of strategic advice, empowering stories, and actionable takeaways. With our guest's profound expertise artfully channeled by our hosts, listeners are treated to an enlightening narrative replete with insights for the contemporary professional. Immerse yourself in this riveting dialogue brimming with sage wisdom and refreshing perspectives. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here. Connect with Lori here
10/25/202333 minutes, 59 seconds
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6- Ana Corrales / Chief Operating Officer, Devices and Services @ Google

In this episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner chat with Ana Corrales, the dynamic COO at Google Devices and Services. Through their enlightening dialogue, they unveil three profound takeaways that can illuminate and guide anyone striving for success. 1- Process of Elimination in Career Growth Ana emphasizes the essence of advancing in one's career by a process of elimination. This means diving into roles you might not necessarily cherish, but ensuring you always leave a positive impact. The golden rule? Always leave them better than you found them and, importantly, never sever ties. 2- Embracing Constructive Feedback The second pearl of wisdom Ana shares centers on the power of feedback, even if it stings. It's about learning to extract what's beneficial for personal growth while sidelining the rest. Anna's candid narrative on being told to "be a little less" serves as a testament to this principle. 3- Finding Your True Calling Ana delves into the art of identifying one's genuine passion early in their journey. By pinpointing what truly invigorates her, Ana demonstrates the importance of aligning career paths with personal energies and passions. This episode of "A LA LATINA" is an arsenal of insights for those determined to flourish while remaining genuine to their identity. Ana Corrales' seasoned perspectives, channeled through our hosts, offer an enticing and educative blueprint for navigating professional terrains. Dive in for these enriching lessons and a whole lot more in this stimulating dialogue. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast For partnership opportunities, click here. Connect with Ana here
10/18/202334 minutes, 9 seconds
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5- Bea Perez / Chief Communications, Sustainability & Strategic Partnerships Officer at The Coca-Cola Company

In this engaging episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner sit down with Bea Perez, the remarkable Chief Communication and Sustainability Officer of Coca-Cola. Through their insightful conversation, they uncover three invaluable takeaways that can guide and inspire anyone on their journey to success. 1- Take Educated Risks The first takeaway emphasizes the significance of learning to take educated risks. Bea Perez advises us to break free from the constraints of our initial thoughts, and to be unafraid of seeking help and counsel from others before arriving at a decision. By encouraging us to transcend our initial limitations, she highlights the importance of boldness and initiative in achieving our goals. 2- Deep dive into the business The second takeaway underscores the necessity of investing in a deep understanding of how our business operates. Bea Perez's wisdom here teaches us that sometimes, taking a step back or even accepting a pay cut can be the path to greater knowledge and professional development. This message encourages us to prioritize long-term growth and education, even if it requires making short-term sacrifices. 3- Reputation and Trust-building The final takeaway is a lesson in the art of reputation and trust-building. Bea Perez emphasizes the crucial role of authenticity in safeguarding one's reputation and nurturing trust with others. By staying true to oneself and one's values, she underlines how trust and credibility can be solidified in both personal and professional relationships. This episode of "A LA LATINA" is a treasure trove of insights for those seeking to succeed while staying true to their authentic selves. Bea Perez's expertise, shared by the hosts, provides a compelling and instructive guide for navigating the complexities of professional life. Tune in for these valuable lessons and more as they unfold in this enlightening conversation. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast. Our Website: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast Follow this link to become a partner: https://www.alalatina.com/partne Connect with Bea: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bea-perez-8225919/
10/11/202330 minutes, 27 seconds
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4- Elizabeth Nieto / Global Head of Equity and Impact at Spotify

In this episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," our hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Cynthia Kleinbaum Milner sit down with their guest, Elizabeth Nieto, the Global Head of Equity and Impact at Spotify. The conversation revolves around these three main points. 1. The Now-or-Never Mentality Elizabeth's upbringing in Argentina during the tumultuous 1970s played a significant role in shaping her approach to risk-taking. The seventies in Argentina were marked by political and economic instability, with social unrest and uncertainty prevalent in daily life. In such an environment, Elizabeth developed what she calls a "now or never" mentality. 2. How to Be a Good Mentee Elizabeth emphasizes the importance of being a good mentee as a critical aspect of personal and professional growth. To truly benefit from a mentorship relationship, she suggests several key qualities and behaviors that make someone a good mentee. 3. Elizabeth's Personal Leadership Playbook Elizabeth's leadership playbook comprises six key qualities: Centered, courageous, curious, compassionate, community builder, and change agent Tune into the episode where we deepen in these topics and how Elizabeth's unique background and leadership principles have shaped her successful career at Spotify and what lessons you can apply to your own journey. Whether you're a young professional or a seasoned leader, this episode offers insights and inspiration for succeeding while staying true to your authentic self. Don't miss this engaging conversation on leadership, authenticity, and the power of embracing your cultural identity. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast. Our Website: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast Follow this link to become a partner: https://www.alalatina.com/partne Connect with Elizabeth: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-nieto-b7358a3/
10/4/202336 minutes, 10 seconds
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3- Ileana Musa / Head of International Banking & Lending at Morgan Stanley

In this episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," we sit down with Ileana Musa, Managing Director and Head of International Banking & Lending at Morgan Stanley. Ileana imparts three invaluable takeaways that can transform your life. 1. Comfort with Money: Ileana encourages us to break the taboo around money and financial discussions, emphasizing that being at ease with this topic is the key to paving the road to financial independence. By shedding our inhibitions and fostering financial literacy, we empower ourselves to make informed decisions. 2. The Power of Influence and Negotiation: Drawing inspiration from her Latina roots and her father's resilience, Ileana shares her journey to becoming a master negotiator and influencer. Her story underscores the importance of leaning on our cultural strengths and experiences to assert ourselves in the corporate world. 3. Embracing Positions of Power: Ileana dispels the fear of taking on leadership roles, emphasizing that these positions offer opportunities for personal growth and making a significant impact. Her advice is to embrace these challenges and create a legacy that helps future generations of Latinas succeed. Ileana Musa's inspiring journey reminds us that success is attainable when we break free from our comfort zones, navigate financial conversations, and seize opportunities to lead. Tune in to this episode to discover how to flourish, excel, and empower yourself authentically. Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast. Our Website: alalatina.com FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast Follow this link to become a partner: https://www.alalatina.com/partne Connect with Ileana: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ileanamusa3/
9/27/202335 minutes, 26 seconds
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2- Ariana Stolarz / Chief Strategy Officer, Communications x Accenture Song

In this episode of "A LA LATINA: The Playbook to Succeed Being Your Authentic Self," we dive deep into Ariana Stolarz’s journey from Argentina to the United States, where she confronted challenges related to her accent. Her story highlights the importance of embracing one's uniqueness and leading with authenticity. In this episode, you'll discover three main takeaways: 1.- Embrace Your Accent: Ariana's personal journey teaches us that our accents should be celebrated and not hidden. Your accent is a part of your identity and can even be seen as a bilingual advantage. Learn how to turn your accent into a strength in both your personal and professional life. 2.- Lead Like a Mother: Ariana's experience as a mother and her ability to manage various aspects of her life has shaped her leadership style. Discover how motherhood can enhance your leadership skills and provide valuable insights for managing complex situations. 3.- Build Case Studies For Your Achievements: Ariana emphasizes the importance of documenting and showcasing your achievements. Discover how to build case studies that highlight your accomplishments, which can lead to promotions, respect, and recognition in your career. Join us in this enlightening episode of "A LA LATINA" as we explore Ariana's inspiring journey and gain valuable insights into succeeding being your authentic self, no matter where you come from or what accent you carry. It's time to flip the script and lead with confidence. Tune in and be inspired! Listen to the extended video version of this episode on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ALaLatinaPodcast/videos Visit our website to nominate yourself or another Latina to be on the podcast. Our Website: alalatina.com *FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS* Instagram: @alalatinapodcast Tiktok: @alalatinapodcast Youtube: @alalatinapodcast Facebook: A La Latina Podcast Follow this link to become a partner: https://www.alalatina.com/partne Connect with Ariana: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arianastolarz/
9/20/202335 minutes, 12 seconds
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1 - Marissa Solis / Senior Vice President for Global Brand and Consumer Marketing in the NFL

In this inspiring episode, join us as we dive into the remarkable journey of Marissa Solis, the Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Consumer Marketing at the NFL. Marisa's story is a testament to the power of resilience, purpose, and taking the big bets that transform careers and communities. Marissa's early life in Mexico City and Texas shaped her work ethic and values, instilling in her the importance of giving 110% in everything she does. She shares how her dream of becoming an ambassador to Latin America led her to a surprising career path and her first big bet - choosing corporate life over diplomacy. Discover the key insights Marissa gained from mentors and sponsors, and how she strategically built relationships with influential leaders to fast-track her career. Learn how she transitioned into her role at PepsiCo, leading the charge for the Hispanic Business Unit, and why she initially turned down the opportunity but eventually embraced her identity as a Latina for the benefit of both herself and the company. Understanding the three big takeaways: Taking Big Bets for Impact, Latinos Strengths in the Workplace and Problem Solving for Career Advancement. Marissa's journey ultimately brought her to the NFL, where she faced a pivotal decision that would change the game for the organization and the Latino community. Hear about her fearless approach to taking the big bets that led to groundbreaking initiatives, such as bringing Latinos to the Super Bowl stage. Join us in this episode as we uncover the lessons Marissa Solis learned throughout her remarkable career, showing us that embracing your identity, seizing opportunities, and serving others can lead to incredible impacts in both your career and your community. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation with a trailblazer who continues to break barriers and inspire future leaders. Tune in now and embark on a journey of ambition, purpose, and impact with Marisa Solis.
9/13/202332 minutes, 13 seconds