CHINGONA: Spanish for Bad Bitch aka Badass Girl aka Nasty Woman. Confidence is something I struggled with most of my life. I have never been the prettiest, the skinniest, the one with the best hair, or the one with the hottest bod. But, in the past year, I have learned to be comfortable in my own skin and to really embrace the amazingness that is me. Confidence comes from within. And I came here to slay biiiiich.
I had the greatest pleasure of interviewing Latino USA senior producer, Nadia Reiman to talk about the greatest past episodes of Latino USA so far and what the future holds for the podcast. NPR Latino USA is NPR’s only national Latino news and cultural weekly radio program hosted by Maria Hinojosa and produced by Futuro Media. Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-focused program on radio. Latino USA brings depth of experience, on-the-ground connections and knowledge of current and emerging issues impacting Latinos and other people of color to every broadcast.
Stefani isn't just one "thing". She is an entrepreneur, dreamer, and everything in between. Dubbed an "Entrepreneurial Songstress," Vara sings, models AND acts. She also executive produces the reality-based cooking web series, "Comida Caliente" and a web series spinoff, "Casa de Vara". Stefani started "Follow My Feet" and "Friday's Fighting Hero" on YouTube where she talks to people who inspire her.
Whether we want to believe it or not, our personal style says everything about us without having to say a single word. Often times we drench ourselves with what is on trend at the moment, which is okay, but I would really like to encourage you to step out of that comfort zone and truly embrace your own personal style. Why? Because owning your own style will raise your confidence making it that much easier to go out and conquer the world…or your tasks for the day.