LatinaVIDA360: Latina Leaders in Conversation

BeVisible and LatinaVIDA have partnered together to bring you LatinaVIDA360: Latina Leaders in Conversation.  Each podcast features a successful Latina in the executive ranks, innovators, and leading figures across all sectors.  Women are invited to share their story, discuss how they arrived at their current role, and what they might say to their younger self.  The are far reaching conversations looking at work, life, family, and community and hosted by Maria Hernandez (co-founder, LatinaVIDA), Cecilia Mota, Executive Director of LatinaVIDA or Andrea Guendelman, Founder of BeVisible. These podcasts are done in English or Spanish based on the interviewee’s preference or a mix of both languages as the interview unfolds.  Inquiries about corporate sponsorships for a podcast or a series can be sent to or support us by creating your account at ChangeBowl

LatinaVIDA360 Episode 18.1 - Interview with Marcela Davison Aviles

BeVisible Presents LatinaVIDA360: Latina Leaders in Conversation. In this episode Maria Hernandez, Co-Founder of LatinaVIDA interview Marcela Davison Aviles, one of the cultural consultants who worked on the block buster Pixar film Coco. This podcast covers her early roots, how she became one of Disney's highly sought out cultural consultants. She shares what the film Coco represents for the Latino community and her advice for other Latinas eager to enter the entertainment field.

LatinaVIDA360 Episode 18.2 - Interview with Rose Castillo Gilbault

Rose Guilbault is a trail blazer in the competitive field of broadcast journalism and mass media. She was the first Latina to hold the role of Editorial Director at ABC News San Francisco and the first Latina contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle. Rose holds many other firsts that are all the more remarkable as the daughter of a farmworker in the tomato fields of Salinas, California. Listen in as she tells her story and her suggestions for anyone seeking to enter a career in journalism today.

LatinaVIDA360 Episode 3 - Interview with Margarita Quihuis

Margarita Quihuis is the only Latina who is researching how to encourage peace in our everyday behaviors. Join Maria Hernandez in this wide ranging interview with the Co-Director of the Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford. Our interview highlighted the many different careers she had before her role at the Lab and why her ground breaking work is a source of hope in troubled times.

LatinaVIDA360 Episode 4 - Interview with Laura Martinez

This episode features our conversation with Laura Martinez, Partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers, one of the largest consulting firms in the world with services in audit, finance, IT, management, market analysis and strategy. Laura is also active in several professional associations like ALPFA and the Financial Women of San Francisco and has been featured in Fortune magazine as a contributor. If you are interested in finance, listen in to her candid experience as a Latina in a highly competitive, fast paced, and complex business sector. She is generous with her advice and shares candidly about success strategies she sees as important today for any Latinas eager to enter a career in finance.