Growing Up Latina (GUL) podcast hosted by Alyi V and features candid discussions with an assortment of special guests, including Latina viral influencers, artists and other industry figures. These amazing Latina women will share their experiences on what it's like growing up Latina in America and how they have made a name for themselves in their industry. On GUL, Alyi V and guest(s) will share laughs, tears and most of all inspiration for the generation of young Latina girls coming up after them.
It got extra Bori in la sala this week as Gabrielle Santana, better known as Gaby Santana, joined Alyi V to discuss her love for Puerto Rico, her upbringing which involved losing both of her parents, leaving corporate America to become an entrepreneur, her journey with curly hair leading to her rise to fame on social media platforms, her jewelry brand Santana & Co., and even her experience with endometriosis. Gaby uses her platform to shed light on important issues and address topics that are often considered taboo or not frequently discussed. At GUL, we encourage conversations that drive change. Tune in and be a part of the movement.
10/10/2023 • 1 hour 12 minutes 20 seconds
The Power of Leaving Your Comfort Zone and Embracing Risk | Shaira Frias
Step into the Sala with Alyi V and meet our extraordinary guest, Shaira Frias, in this special episode that shines a spotlight on her entrepreneurial journey. As the proud owner of Luna Magic Beauty, Shaira has graced the pages of Forbes, swam with the Sharks on Shark Tank, and shared her story with CNN. A Dominican by heritage, she grew up in the vibrant heart of New York, where taking bold risks, like leaving home at 18, helped her discover her true self. What began as a passion project blossomed into the million-dollar empire known as Luna Magic. Tune in as she imparts invaluable insights on achieving entrepreneurial success and mastering the art of brand selling. Don't miss this absolute must-watch episode!
03/10/2023 • 59 minutes 25 seconds
Unveiling Her Secrets: How Grizel "La Chachi" Del Valle Masters Music, Marriage, and Motherhood!
The talented Grizel “La Chachi” Del Valle, who was on the show back in 2018, returns to share the changes in her life since. Join us as she opens up about the profound changes in her life, from discovering her unique musical style to teasing what her devoted fans can expect in the near future. Grizel also shares her heartfelt endeavors in aiding those affected by Hurricane Maria, her journey in manifesting love with her husband, Chef Kelvin, and her raw experience battling postpartum depression. The energy in this episode is nothing short of electrifying, and you won’t want to miss it.
26/09/2023 • 1 hour 34 minutes 34 seconds
Season One: The Finale
For this week’s episode of Growing Up Latina, we welcome some of our amazing ladies throughout season one over dinner. These Boss Babe Latinas will be sharing all about their growing up latina experience through their lens. They discuss family, obstacles, work life, empowerment & most importantly their pride in being a Latina. On behalf of the Growing Up Latina Team, we want to thank our guests for coming on the show & sharing their stories with the world. We also want to thank our listeners for tuning in with us every week. Our mission is to share each other’s stories in hopes that others resonate with them, are moved by them & know they are not alone. Todas somos mejores juntas que una. Season Two Coming Soon!
16/03/2023 • 43 minutes 4 seconds
Karina F. Daves Talks Finding Her Spiritual Path, Healthy Relationship Dynamic, Personal Growth & Helping Others Do the Same as a Life Coach
On this week’s episode of Growing Up Latina, we welcome Karina F. Daves onto the show! Karina is a life coach & speaker that helps women positively mend and enhance their relationships. This Peruana & Jersey native, shares how her spiritual path and upbringing allowed her to find purpose in placing healthy boundaries & live life on her own terms. Be sure to check out her podcast, One Day At a Time, to learn how to navigate everything relationships have to offer and showing up as your authentic self. Stay connected with Us! #GrowingUpLatina #GUL LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE: https://open.spotify.com/show/7tgaoORohwGZyaDJKnuYPh <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/growing-up-
28/02/2023 • 1 hour 5 minutes
Singer Savannah Cristina Talks Music, Self-Care, Latino Influences. Expectations In the Industry and More!
On this week's epsiosde of Growing Up Latina, we have the queen of self-care, singer/songwriter Savannah Cristina. She joins Alyi V for a conversation on how spoken word and poetry influenced her music, how the making of her viral song 'Self Care' allowed her to immerse into her self care journey, curley hair appreciation, breaking the cycle of some unhealthy Latin traditions, and more!
20/12/2022 • 56 minutes 53 seconds
Julissa Bermudez Talks Family, 106 & Park, Representation in Hollywood, Republica Skin and Upcoming Film: Plus One
On this episode of Growing Up Latina, Dominican born model, host, actress and CEO of Republica Skin, Julissa Bermudez joins Alyi V for a conversation on family, being the first Latina host at 106 & Park, becoming an entrepreneur and some of the challenges she faced while starting her company, representation in Hollywood as well as starring in upcoming film, 'Plus One'. Lots of great stories that you don't want to miss! Episode 12 Guest: Julissa Bermudez www.instagram.com/OfficialJulissaB
13/12/2022 • 54 minutes 52 seconds
Ivy Rivera Talks Music Career, Getting a DM From Diddy, Relationship with Angie Martinez + Working at Power 1051
In this episode of Growing Up Latina, the Brooklyn born Puerto Rican, Ivy Rivera stops by to join her good friend Alyi V -- the two of them discuss their friendship, Ivy Rivera's career in music, working for Combs Enterprises, Diddy, her joining Power 105.1 and her relationship with Charlamagne and Angie Martinez. Lots of great stories that you don't want to miss!!