everyday FUERTE


Choose Yourself

n 2013, I attended the Adelante Movement Conference in downtown Chicago, hosted by Nely Galán. Nely Galán is an independent producer and a former President of Entertainment for Telemundo.  During the conference, Nely gave numerous tips and ideas on what it takes to become a successful Latina.  At the time many of the ideas made sense, but I didn’t fully grasp the concept until years later as I continued my career journey.

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Amell FelizComment
Can you be in a state of integrity all the time?

When I realized that I needed lots of improvement in the area of integrity, it started with clean up of little daily things like changing my voicemail message to really tell the caller when I was actually going to return their phone call.  So it no longer stated “I’ll get back to you today” instead it stated “I’ll get back to you in 24 hours. 


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Luz Canino-BakerComment
The Power of Having a Mentor

I grew up in a working-class, Latino community on the northwest side of Chicago and I am a protégé of the Chicago Public School system. As an inner-city youth, I can attest to the lack of resources available to me. Both of my parents migrated from Mexico. They could only provide me with so much. 


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Jennifer SanchezComment