Category: Society & Culture

Latinx On The Rise is a podcast dedicating to uncovering stories about Latinx all around the world. I will be interviewing activists, artist and content creators who are working for and with the Latinx community.

May 25, 2018

The job search after college and sexy Latina’s on screen

Together with Jessica Ramirez the Associate Producer for Varona Productions and I talk about her job search after college and sexy Latina's on screen. 

I had the opportunity to sit down with my awesome friend Jessica Ramirez the Associate Producer for Varona Productions. We talked about her beginning in the production world. 

We also discuss life after college and the different roads we can take if we're open to them. The choice we make can take us far! 

We also talk about the concept of the "sexy" Latina on screen. We talk about the image and potential harm that can come out of it. 

May 18, 2018

Epi.10 A Rally Cry

I took some time this week to rap up season 1. I am so grateful to those who participated. I did not get to many questions, instead I took the time to turn this episode into a rally cry. 

May 11, 2018

Digital dating with Buzzfeed’s Eli Vazquez

In this episode I chatted with Buzzfeed's very own, Eli Vazquez. We talked about the positive usage of social media, impostor syndrome among people of color and dating in the digital age. He let me know about his upcoming podcast about relationships and body positivity.  We also chatted about the self-development that can come from dating yourself. 

May 4, 2018

Navigating the current administration

Betsy Aimee Cardenas is a wordsmith, content creator, podcast host, business owner and hot cheetos connoisseur. She is the co-founder and Chief Content Creator for Born in June Creative a boutique studio that supports socially conscious entrepreneurs to tell their stories with compelling words, images, and a strong social media presence. She is also the host of The Currently podcast a show for Millennials, & Xennials about life, careers & social issues in her show she also documents her journey towards building a career as a multi-passionate woman of color. Her writing on careers, politics, mental health and parenting has been featured in publications like Marie Claire, VOX, and Forbes Woman. She is a mother, stepmother, and wife raising her family in East Los Angeles with her husband, who is also her business partner.  

In this podcast Betsy and I talk about navigating this current administration and our views on the positive potential in this volatile political climate. We also discuss her work in politics, the taboo of sex talk in some Latin American households, Mexican- American identity and Facebook discourses. We dive in to her pieces written for Mitu, Marie Claire and Vox