They say it’s very difficult to succeed as a Latino girl in the Hollywood entertainment industry. Anyway, actress Gina Rodriguez, the star of The CW’s comedy-drama “Jane The Virgin” is absolutely doing it. Last year, she won the Golden Globe award for her mesmerizing portrayal of a young woman named Jane Villanueva. This 32-year-old actress inspires with her motivation and self-confidence. She is beautiful inside as she is outside, and she poses as a role model for healthy living for many of us. We have a true admiration for her persona mostly because of her fighter spirit. Literally. Coming from a boxing background, she grew up loving boxing and lately she really got into it. "Boxing help me find my inner strength" - said Rodriguez. And inner strength she needed. Life itself threw some punches at her. When Gina was 19, she was diagnosed with a …show more content…
She is constantly training and running. She is now preparing to do a half-marathon in October in the city of San Francisco for charity purposes. Gina Rodriguez is our inspiration and has been that way for a long time, but after her cover story in Women 's Health, our love and admiration for her beautiful personality is even stronger now than before. Gina 's approach on health is very realistic — the actress is a huge advocate of loving yourself the way you are and no one can tell you differently. However, she takes care of herself and her body through eating only healthy food. She practice diet and healthy eating in order to feel great inside and out. Diet, for her, is not to be extra slim, but to feel great. She always eat healthy on set and she also loves to eat Puerto Rican foods. Regardless of what happens in her life, Rodriguez stays positive, inspirational and adorable. "Today’s going to be a great day. I can and I will" - is her life
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Nora Rodriguez is a heroine because she is helpful. In the article, titled " Honduran Enterpreneur helps Central Americans Immigrants Gain Legal Status in Mexico" by Mayela Sanchez, the author states that " A Honduran women runs a small business helping Central Americans with their immigrationpaperwork. She charges customers one-quarter of the price as other people do. " This means that Nora stands up for Central Americans by helping them with thier paperwork to become a Mexican Citzen. Nora charges less then others well because she have been in the same place before and understands the struggle of being a Central American.
Gabby Rodriguez, who is 17 years old, wrote this book to tell about how she did the “pregnancy project”. She had always grew up near poverty and grew up with siblings who were teen moms. Everyone looked at her and believed she would become a teen mom also and nothing more. Her pregnancy project was to fake a pregnancy, which was also her senior project. She used this fake pregnancy to try to make students at her school and others around her to take teen pregnancy serious and encourage those teens to make responsible decisions.
Jenni was named spokeswomen for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in 2010. She also founded the Jenni Rivera Love Foundation to help women who have been the victims of violence, children with cancer, and immigrants. Around this time, Jenni’s fame grew even more after marrying the former baseball player Esteban Loaiza which he starred in several reality- TV series with her family: Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis & Raq-C in 2010, I Love Jenni in 2011, and Chiquis ‘n Control in 2012. On top of all this that she already had going on she turned business mogul, she invented Jenni Jeans, Divine Music, Divina Reality, Jenni Rivera Fragrance and Divina Cosmetics. After multiple professional successes, Jenni filed another divorce after hearing unconfirmed rumors about an affair between her husband, Esteban, and her oldest daughter, Chiquis.
She attended at the University of Miami but sadly couldn’t finish all four years because she didn’t have the financial support for higher education. She is best known for being a Cuban-born journalist, actress, television host, and also for motivating many Hispanic women. The article, “40 Latinas Who Have Changed the World!,” states, “...Cristina inspired and motivated for decades with her self-titled hit Univision show.” She is a role model for many Hispanic women in Florida. According to “Time Magazine,” she is one of the top 25 influential Hispanics in the US.
“She married salsa icon Marc Anthony in 2006 and had twins.” (Biography.com). I believe some people desire to be like them because she is talented and can achieve her goals. Jennifer Lopez grew up in Bronx, New York. When J-Lo (Jennifer Lopez) was going to star in the movie Selena plenty of people weren’t pleased since she didn’t audition for the part.
Dolores Huerta was born in the early 30’s to her compassionate mother, Alicia, who helped low-wage workers by accommodating them at her hotel for free. Alicia, a role model to her daughter, inspired Dolores to help others as well. Despite excelling in school and extracurricular activities, Dolores faced racism in her Californian school, and was once even accused of plagiarism by a teacher who believed Dolores was incapable because she was Hispanic. As stated by the writers of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, she began a career as a teacher which was soon cut short because she could not bear seeing children in terrible economic conditions on a daily basis. Angered, she began a life of activism. ("Dolores Huerta.")
Written in the 1970s, Jennifer Traig reveals in her humorous memoir how she changed and overcame the mental and social challenges that life threw at her from childhood into adulthood. Life certainly threw her tough challenges in the forms of OCD (obsessive compulsion disorder), scrupulosity, and anorexia. . To say the least, she looked for the devil in every detail believing if she didn’t do something perfect someone would get hurt. Traig begins her book by recounting a memory where scrupulosity took over. Being a form of OCD, scrupulosity makes its “victims” have an obsession with religion, in Jenny’s case her obsession was Judaism.
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named María is an essay by Judith Ortiz Cofer that addresses the impact of stereotyping on Latino women. Throughout the essay, Cofer relates her personal experiences with stereotypes to discuss how they have negatively affected her life and the lives of other Latinas. She also explains how these stereotypes originated and calls on her audience, the majority-white non-Latino population, to stop propagating the stereotypical portrayals of Latino women. In The Myth of the Latin Woman, Cofer speaks out about how stereotyping hinders the process of assimilating to a new culture by appealing to ethos through her personal experiences, using similes that show how stereotypes create isolation, and adopting
According to the Mansfield News, Rio was considered “a real Spanish beauty” that possessed “the sexual attraction, the beauty of face, the attractiveness of figure, [and] the racial characteristics” necessary to master her role in “Carmen” (11). The word “Spanish” utilized to describe del Rio was foreign enough to appeal to U.S. audiences--who favored American whiteness--but not “too ethnic” to be associated with blackness and the working class. Del Rio’s “racial characteristics” allowed directors to view her as an “acceptable” Latina (11). Because Eurocentric beauty standards were foregrounded and idealized worldwide, Hollywood allowed del Rio to become one of the most successful Latina actresses of the decade. Dolores del Rio possessed light-skin, was white-passing, educated, and associated herself with the elite, as she had “parents of Spanish nobility” (11).
Hunger of Memory is a memoir of the educational experience of Richard Rodriguez and his journey as a first generation Mexican- American citizen. The book is compiled of a prologue, in which he states his reasons for writing, and six chapters with no specific chronological order. Richard Rodriguez grew up in a white, middle-class neighborhood and attended a Catholic school. He describes his early childhood as a war between his “public” and “private life”: a war between school and home. He struggled when he first started school, because English was his second language and he felt insecure about his shaky ability to communicate through it.
However, the story is crucial because one of Jenni 's specialties is through singing. We don 't know yet on who can match the singing style of Jenni Rivera. Since Jenni has an American-Mexican root, this is somewhat challenging for people who are going to audition for an opportunity to become Jenni Rivera. Rosie said that she 's looking for the best no matter what, in order to make this series
In Richard Rodriguez’s essay, “The Achievement of Desire” he brings you through important memories of his life that impacted his education, and more specifically his reading and writing. As a child, he was eager to learn and ready to soak up all the knowledge he could get. He received many awards and good feedback from his teachers which gave him all the more motivation to learn more. Soon his motivation came out of annoyance of his parents.