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episode 100

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 100

Latina Voices reaches its 100th show in this edition. From incredible Olympian athletes to nationally recognized names in Politics, Business, Religion, Entertainment and Trendsetters, this show is a sampling of how diverse Latina Voices: Smart Talk has been since its inception in 2008. A true milestone for a Latina Voices: Smart Talk

 


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episode 99

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 99

The obesity problem that made the U.S. number one, has now shifted to our neighbors to the south. Registered dieticians Monica Martínez and Melissa Hawthorne from Advice for Eating talk about the problems proximity and tips of how to engage in healthy eating and Houston +Challenge and Hispanic Jews – Rev. Rebecca Keenan is a mission to bring together Jews and Hispanics whom she says have many things in common.

 


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episode 98

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 98

Author Jacqueline Broussard gives a “transformational” lesson on growing your business and your life. Her book “Transformational Growth,” she shows her readers the steps needed to change everything and Rapper Baby Jay continues to show young people how to stop bullying through his inspiring music. He shares his journey travelling around the country keeping kids in school.

 


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episode 97

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 97

Dr. Juana Bordas, on Latino Leadership and Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Zepeda – Dr. Juana Bordas from the Mestiza Leadership Institute shows us leadership principles as they relate to the Latino community. Gwendolyn Zepeda, the city of Houston’s first Poet Laureate, and author wows the ladies with readings from her books. She makes history as the first Latina and first women Poet Laureate.

 


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episode 96

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 96

The “Mother of the Women’s Movement” Gloria Steinem is still on the campaign for women’s equality in the workplace and in every other arena. The still-feisty feminist leader sits down with the Ladies to discuss her incredible 40 year effort for the cause that was launched in Houston, TX. Alongside her were Houstonian feminists, Harla Kaplan and Gloria Guardiola, who reminisce with us about that fateful National Conference of Women Convention in 1977.

 


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episode 95

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 95

Latina Exitosa, María Ríos, has gained national recognition for being the first Latina owner of a waste removal company in the U.S. Her Nation Waste company is one of the most successful companies that is seen recognized expansion to other Texas markets. Also, Hipolito Acosta, a highly recognized former INS District Director takes his 3 decades of experience as a leader and agent and wraps up his undercover experiences in Latin America and Southeast Asia in his new book, The Shadow Catcher.

 


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episode 94

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 94

Foreseeing changes at the top of the Catholic Church with the election of Pope Francis, the first pontiff from Latina America and the first Jesuit, this show highlights expected changes for 1.2 billion Catholics all over the world. We talk to Jesuit priest and founder of Cristo Rey Jesuit School, Fr. T.J. Martínez and Vicar General for the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese, Monsignor Frank Rossi who both give us a general view of where the new leadership is taking the biggest church on the globe.

 


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episode 93

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 93

The Port of Houston’s first Hispanic and first woman Chair, Janiece Longoria, a Texas Super Lawyer, now leads the 2nd largest port in overall tonnage in the U.S. How the distinctive community leader and former U-T Regent is looking at her new responsibilities and how she plans to channel Houston’s importance worldwide. J.D. Joyce uses a “novel” idea to show the importance of financial planning. His new book, The Story of Rich, tells it like it is.

 


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episode 92

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 92

In an EXCLUSIVE interview, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who made history as the first Latina to sit on the high court, talks to Sofía and Minerva about her extraordinary life and rise to power in the halls of justice. Sotomayor also explains the phrase “Wise Latina” that made her nomination so controversial but ultimately helped stake her ground. The proud Puerto Rican talks about clawing her way out of the projects in the Bronx, going to Princeton and Yale, being a product of affirmative action, “having it all” and her hopes for the future…

 


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episode 91

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 91

The Mayor of San Antonio, Julián Castro, burst onto the national political stage while making history as the first Latino to address the Democratic National Convention in 2012. Hear his thoughts in a one on one interview with Minerva and Sofía about politics, in general, and the Latino Vote, in particular. See how the Democratic Party’s rising star is positioning to possibly make a bigger run for office in the future.

 


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episode 90

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 90

10 year old, Madalyn Hernández, may be small, but she hopes her BIG voice carries far. Already opening for big acts all over the U.S. and Internationally, the diminutive Ranchera singer is poised to become the next rising star of the Spanish language genre. Author and health coach, Gabrielle Welch, wants moms to “get it” with her new book The Pizza Trap. She lays out the mealtime battles that can be overcome with small children to get them to eat the right things and nurture healthy habits for life.

 


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episode 89

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 89

Media Mogul also known as the Tropical Tycoon, Nely Galán, is our Latina Exitosa in this edition of Latina Voices: Smart Talk. The passionate TV producer and motivational speaker takes us on her tenacious journey to become one of Spanish language TV’s most influential Latinas in the Media. And noted portraiture artist and philanthropist, Alisa Murray, “focuses” the lens of her camera work on the orphanages of Doomda, India as her next mission of mercy and philanthropy.

 


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episode 88

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 88

Amazing Place is a special day care center for Alzheimer’s patients. We talk to Executive Director Tracey Brown who tells us what makes her facility so special. The discussion is expanded by Richard Elbein, the CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, Houston Southeast Texas Chapter, who says there are many surprising risk factors associated with the mind-robbing disease. Hear from the experts how families of Alzheimer patients are also deeply affected.

 


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episode 87

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 87

Award-winning Jazz Singer, Yvonne Washington sits down with the ladies of Latina Voices: Smart Talk about her phenomenal career. She’s opened or closed for Pop and R and B greats, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, and Little Richard to name a few. Nicknamed “Ms. Texas L’il Aretha, Yvonne’s powerful voice can be heard on two albums: Holiday and Trust in Me. Also, Latinas Exitosa Nelly Quijano, is an owner and operator of 20 McDonald’s Restaurants with the help of daughter Mariselle Quijano Lerma. The creator of McDonald’s Breakfast Burrito, Quijano is a company darling and is on a roll.

 


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episode 86

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 86

George P. Bush, just the name perks up the ear in political circles. A third generation member of the Bush political dynasty, George P., is the nephew of President George W. Bush and grandson of President George H.W. Bush. Because of his Hispanic heritage, he may be the new face of the Republican Party whose leaders are looking to him to appeal to the all-important Hispanic demographic so badly needed by both political parties. In an exclusive sit-down interview with Latina Voices, he discusses where he’s been and where he’s going.

 


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episode 85

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 85

President Obama’s new immigration rules for undocumented young people brought here by their parents: Former Texas Legislator, Rick Noriega, who authored the Texas Dream Act, on how Obama’s stop-gap measure will affect the so-called Dreamers. Also, the García Brothers, all from Houston and all Police Officers. How their careers were influenced by the first Latino Constable in Texas. They have many stories to tell.

 


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episode 70

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 70

Laura Lopez Cano, an artist from Seabrook, TX, paints from inspiration of Latinas empowered. Her bold strokes and colors are being recognized nationwide. And she’s been compared to Frida Khalo. She is now exhibiting her artwork all over the U.S. and México. Hear what else moved her to paint her latest series: Mujeres Del Siglo or Women of the Century...

 


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episode 69

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 69

Lost, abandoned and abused animals run rampant on the streets everywhere. SPCA Houston President, Patricia Mercer lays out how her group works to give animals shelter and new homes. She’s also working on the Puppy Mill Bill to make sure of the humane treatment of captive animals. In addition, the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions group works in tandem with other Pet Rescue Groups everywhere for the good of all animals. See how their program works not just here but all over the U.S...

 


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episode 68

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 68

La Mafia Keyboardist David de la Garza is now collaborating with Santana front man Andy Vargas and many others when he finds the time. When not on the road, the Grammy winning musician, is building a solo career in tandem with his band of 20 years, La Mafia. Sarah Ashley Ramírez is an up and coming Latin Soul singer. She’s given name to the new genre of the Latino sound and she’ just getting started...

 


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episode 67

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 67

In a short 13 years, Guatemalan immigrant, Silvia Mintz, went from cleaning offices at night, to being a nanny, to signing up for community college then law school. Today, she is a successful Immigration lawyer and community leader. Hear her amazing story. Also, Immigration attorney and UofH Regent, Jacob Monty, went undercover as an illegal immigrant to document real stories of discrimination and workplace abuse in his straightforward book: A Gringo’s Guide to Hispanics in the Workplace. A must-read for all employers who hire Latinos...

 


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episode 66

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 66

A topic few want to discuss but exists in every community despite of race, gender, religion or socio-economic status: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. New statistics are staggering. We hear from the Houston Area Womens’ Center CEO and the voice of one victim who escaped the abusive clutches of violence of 15 years. We also talk to Jackie Pontello of the group Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse. And Woman’s Book author, Katherine Center, who writes comically about the little things in life...

 


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episode 65

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 65

Ana Maria Chavez made history becoming the first CEO of the Girl Scouts USA. The lady from Arizona was a life-long Girl Scout and administrator before moving up to the front office in New York. She gives Latina Voices: Smart Talk an exclusive interview of her vision for the future for young girls within the organization. Also, the documentary CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUCIÓN tells the oral histories of families who escaped the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and settled very successfully in Central Texas. Hear from the producer, Lionel Sosa, whose family is depicted...

 


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episode 64

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 64

He was once called the “Best all-around athlete of the last quarter century.” Former NBA Basketball Star and one-time Heisman Trophy winner, Charlie Ward, tells us how he his work in his Houston community makes his life complete along with his author wife Tonja. And Houston and the state...

 


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episode 63

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 63

How does a young man go from Migrant worker to becoming a NASA astronaut? Hear José Hernández’s amazing story of hard work, tenacity and triumph on his incredible ride to the final frontier of space. He’s the first astronaut to “tweet” from Space in Spanish and ...

 


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episode 62

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 62

Fashion Designer and Project Runway Season 2 winner, Cloé Dao, builds on her success to continue her fashion legacy. Now a popular designer on the HSN network, Cloé is now designing her own line for the practical shopper. She also talks about her elopement to long-time boyfriend, Ken P...

 


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episode 61

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 61

The Girl Scouts of America has been empowering young girls for 100 years. Mary Vitek, CEO of the San Jacinto Council and Membership Manager, Corinna Jimenez, continue the organization’s mission with a new Hispanic Campaign to reach out to young Latinas with the first Latina CEO, Anna Mar&iacut...

 


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episode 60

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 60

H-Texas Magazine publisher, Laurette Veres, discusses her premier lifestyle publication which is now the go-to magazine for everything wedding. Producer of the biggest show for brides, her Bridal Extravaganza attracts tens of thousands of Brides-to-Be from all over the country. Also, top blogger Lau...

 


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episode 595

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 59

Guests and topics include Soledad O'Brien, Surviving Job & Investment Losses...

 


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episode 58

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 58

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien gives the ladies an exclusive sit-down interview about her latest In America series titled “In Her Corner” about Pasadena, TX Lady Boxer Marlen Esparza. O’Brien discovers the world of Lady Boxers in the U.S., most of whom are Latinas but follows...

 


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episode 57

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 57

Budget cutbacks nationwide are hurting the state of Education at home. Who is checking to see what happens in the classroom? We talk with Educators like HISD’s Harvin Moore III and Stephen Amstutz of The Next Step Fund and former principal of the controversial Liberty School for Immigrants. Also, e...

 


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episode 56

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 56

Young girls and SELF ESTEEM. What are their struggles? A frank talk with young Girls, Inc. Scholars and what the program has done for their self esteem. Also, New York Times Best Selling author, Peggy Orenstein on her book CINDERELLA ATE MY DAUGHTER and how the “Princess” generation may set expectat...

 


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episode 55

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 55

Rice U’s Superstar standout with the Rice Owls, Anthony Rendón of Houston, wants to get to Omaha with Coach Wayne Graham who’s one of a handful of coaches to get his 900th victory. The pair talk about their incredible parallel journeys to make it to the top of college Baseball. And Secret Milliona...

 


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episode 54

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 54

SUDDEN DEATH has become a prevalent danger for sports-oriented young people around the nation. We talk with Dr. Paolo Angelini of the Texas Heart Institute and Dr. John Higgins of the H.E.A.R.T.S. Program about this urgent medical dilemma which many times turns tragic. Is there something that can be...

 


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episode 53

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 53

Veteran’s Court is a new legal resource for Military men and women who come home and end up on the wrong side of the law due to their severe and acute injuries on the warfront. Houston District Judge Marc Carter presides over the court that gives injured soldiers a second chance like Sgt. Marty Gonz...

 


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episode 52

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 52

The real power behind the pulpit at Lakewood Church: Dodie Osteen is the co-founder of the Megachurch, a cancer survivor, and mother of Rockstar Televangelist Joel Osteen. Dodie Osteen talks about the church, her unwavering faith, Joel and his other siblings who are all in the ministry. Former Journ...

 


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episode 51

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 51

Immigration Reform is a recurring topic of heated discussion that won’t go away. Former INS Director in Houston, Hipólito Acosta, speaks to the misconceptions, the fence, and the U.S. laws that are already in the books that he says are ignored by congressional leaders. Acosta gives solutions that un...


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episode 50

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 50

Green Team America recruits teens from High Schools from across the land to advocate for the environment. Inspired by Al Gore’s award-winning film “An Inconvenient Truth,” founder Gary Dunham and Green Teamer Selene Burns Ramirez explain how to help global climate change.And Tina Aguirre, a Downstr...

 


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episode 49

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 49

Islam in America is seen as a religion to some, but a faith steeped in terrorism to others. Dr. Dina Al-Sowayel of the University of Houston discusses the controversy surrounding the Mid East religion, the tenets of Islam and the reasons for its image problem in the U-S. Judge Vanessa Gilmore, the...

 


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episode 48

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 48

Women in Print Media and how they are jumping aboard new media to keep up with a changing journalism landscape. The legendary Society Columnist, Shelby Hodge, after nearly two decades as a Houston Chronicle reporter, goes Digital with her new “mapzine” CultureMap, a website covering Lifestyle, Ente


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episode 47

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 47

Actor, playwright and comic of Culture Clash fame, Herbert Siguenza, is back transforming himself like a chameleon in his latest entry of unforgettable drama in the one-man show and world premiere: A Weekend with Pablo Picasso. Siguenza charms his audiences as he did in !Cantinflas! only this time

 


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episode 46

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 46

Homelessness is an unending societal dilemma. One that Elena Davis, founder of the I Am Waters Foundation, an organization that distributes water bottles to the homeless, and the Search Homeless Center and Healthcare for the Homeless, work on daily to help tens of thousands. Hear how these agencies.

 


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episode 45

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 45

The first foreign-born President of a major U.S. university, Dr. Renu Khator, takes U of H in two years, further than any other in the past 20. An exclusive interview with a woman whose own life and journey to success should be a book. Also, the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston curator who Time Magazine.

 


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episode 44

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 44

Latina Voices delves into understanding the so-called Obamacare and the possible roll back of changes recently approved. How will new tax changes affect healthcare? We talk with two noted experts on what Americans can expect in the next year. And the concept of Anonymous Sperm Donations and what it.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 43

A former Army Colonel takes aim at the U.S. handling of the Gaza Strip. What Mary Ann Wright sees as a possible solution. And two world-class experts weigh in on the Middle East Peace Process. Will the new Egyptian violence affect any chance of peace in that war torn region? Listen to some interesti.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 42

How kids learn their ABC’s is changing. See how one award-winning Charter School is getting notice from Oprah Winfrey. And the new Cristo Rey Jesuit School is gaining ground with students and community support. Traditional education models versus more focused private and charter school programs.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 41

The inventor of the Zaky, a special tool that helps premature babies survive, Yamile Jackson inspires with her personal story that led to her invention and confirms that “necessity is the Mother of invention”…hear about her successful company. And, “out of this world” shoe designer, Omar Angel Pérez.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 40

Inventor, Scientist, Internationally recognized, Dr. Raúl Cuero stimulates an interesting conversation about helping young people become young to become creators and passionate about their education as future inventors. His “creactivate camps” are touching lives all over the world.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 39

The BP Oil Spill will have long-lasting effects along the Gulf Coast. Dr. Tyler Priest explains what is expected as far as damage to the environment and the economy. The future looks bleak due to the Great Recession of 2010, but for how long? Futurist, Dr. Andy Hines has the forecast for the future.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 38

With Latinos expected to comprise 30% of the U.S. population by 2050, Latino Leadership is imperative to the community and to the nation. Meet two U-H students handpicked to go to a Harvard Leadership Program to meet those goals. Also, Dr. Marie Hernández gives examples of what a defeated Dream Act.

 


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episode 37

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 37

Popular Chef Tarsha Gary aims to “Green” up what children are eating. Using her Ecotone program to fight obesity, she’s turning to Community Gardens to teach healthier ways to eat. Also, with concerns of Obesity so high, and buoyed by First Lady Michelle Obama, Houstonian Gracie Cavnar has a Recipe.

 


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episode 36

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 36

The “Banker to the Poor,” and Nobel Peace Prize winner and creator of “microfinancing” Dr. Mohammad Yunus talks about why he’s created ways to help the world’s impoverished populations. Also, Cristal Montanez Baylor of the Houston based Hashoo Foundation, which uses “Plan Bee” to help women in USA.

 


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episode 35

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 35

She came to the U.S. from China knowing little English. Today, scholar, legal eagle, and community leader Ping Sun leads the way as Rice University’s Representative and school liaison. And PBS personality, Rima Corral, teaches “How ‘Lil Eddie Learned to Read.” Her passion to teach everyone the impo.

 


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episode 34

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 34

The debate over Immigration Reform and the Arizona Law is sweeping the nation from the halls of Congress to Main Street. Is the wave hitting Texas? Texans for Immigration Reform and Immigration lawyer Gordon Quan take up the hot topic and pose solutions. Also, U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee and Pete

 


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episode 33

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 33

An award-winning P.R. executive whose personal challenges proved vital to her success. Meet Crystal Brown Tatum and learn how she made it to the top of her game. And Dr. Guadalupe Quintanilla, once labeled âÂÂretardedâ by her teachers, triumphed and surprised even the naysayers with her daun

 


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episode 30

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 32

A revealing talk with Frank Young, founder of Houston cultural gem, Theater Under the Stars, on this edition of Latina Voices: Smart Talk. Hear how he took TUTS from a city park to Broadway and beyond. And the CEO of the Texas Diversity Council, Dennis Kennedy, tries to show corporate A

 


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episode 30

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 31

Through his music, Houston Rapper Baby Jay, has a surprisingly positive message for young people: Stay in School! Hear how his rap is motivating students all over the nation. Also, a Latina Exitosa or Successful Latina, Geovana Wilkinson who discusses her rise in

 


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episode 30

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 30

Rice University's foremost Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Richard Tapia, visits the Latina Voices Ladies to discuss the status of Latinos and Education and the outreach that has garnered him National recognition. The show also looks at Hispanic adoptions or the lack thereof. Experts from Spauldi

 

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episode 29

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 29
Disease prevention is one way to stay healthy. Hear what nationally-recognized Internist, Dr. Carlos Rivera, says can help stave off diabetes, obesity, cancer, and other chronic conditions. Also, Texas To Go.com is a new place to go to get up to speed on latest Apps and technology to stay on top of

 

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episode 28

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 28
Olympic Speed Skater Chad Hedrick takes a Bronze Medal in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and announces his retirement. Now what? The Olympian chats it up with the Latina Voices Ladies about his sport, his new life and his promising future. And, the new Entrepreneur Broadcasting Company (EBC)

 

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episode 27

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 27
Cyberbulling is the new Buzz Word in American culture, and is becoming more of a deadly problem. Cyberspace is the new haven for schoolyard bullies and is driving young people to suicide. What is happening around the country? What should parents do?

 

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episode 26

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 26
Latinos in Higher Education is spelled out and the numbers don't look good. Texas's Top Educators: Dr. William Flores, President of the Univ. of Houston Downtown campus and Dr. Guadalupe San Miguel, Mexican American Studies professor of the UofH, break down the sad numbers of Latinos...

 

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episode 25

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 25
Show 25 features the "First Lady of Rock" in Houston, Dayna Steele. Hear her stories about the Rolling Stones, KISS, and many other Rock Stars she worked with side by side. Also, LIFEGIFT is looking for Hispanic organ donors...why? Watch the show!

 

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episode 24

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 24
Violence in México is raising concerns on both sides of the border. Latina Voices: Smart Talk looks at Drug Cartels and Turf Battles at the center of the bloodshed. Also, Sean Touhy, the father of Michael Orr depicted in the movie The Blindside tells us what's next for his family.

 

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episode 23

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 23
Census 2010: One of the most important duties of all American residents, legal or illegal, is discussed in this edition of Latina Voices: Smart Talk. Census 2010 Media Specialist, Eduardo Guity, and Complete Count Committee Member, Gracie Saenz, spell out the 10 Questions/10 Minutes it takes to be COUNTED. Also, Carla Powers Herron and her book "Matches in the Gastank" her personal story of survival and redemption.

 

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episode 22

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 22
Features the Houston Dynamo's Brian Ching and former President Oliver Luck. Hear about the franchise´s future and exciting things happening now.

 

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episode 21

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 21
Women in Uniform is the theme of this Latina Voices: Smart Talk show. Helping a Hero´s Meredith Iler explains the non-profit program that provides specially adapted housing for the severely injured military troops. Other Women in Uniform: Rosenberg Police Officer Danielle Delgado and Houston Firefighter Laura Saavedra talk about their fascinating careers...

 

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episode 20

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 20
Newly installed Mayor of Houston, the Honorable Annise Parker is a special guest on this edition of Latina Voices: Smart Talk. Parker became only the second woman mayor in Houston history and the first openly gay mayor of a major U-S city. Also, Financial Expert and Author Manisha Thakor talks about...

 

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episode 19

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 19

Date: Jan 20, 2010
Houston Soprano Barbara Padilla sings her way to the top of NBC´s America´s Got Talent competition. The Opera Diva tells Latina Voices her inspiring story of beating cancer and reaching her dreams of ...

 

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episode 18

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 18

Date: Jan 10, 2010
The Honorable Judge and former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales discusses his history-making but controversial position as a Bush (43) cabinet member, his new career in academia and his future plans.

 

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episode 17

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 17

Date: Dec 30, 2009
Latin Rock Band Leader Walter Suhr of Mango Punch fame takes us through memory lane with stories about his ascendance to become a major star on the Latin Music stage. A musical story of success.

 

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episode 16

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 16

Date: Dec 15, 2009
Laurie Carrillo is a real Rocket Scientist! She talks about gazing at the stars from her grandmother´s backyard and dreaming of working for NASA.

 

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episode 15

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 15

Date: Dec 01, 2009
Famed Texas Medical Center Cardiologist, DR. RAFAEL ESPADA, ascends to the Vice Presidency of Guatemala. Learn why he returned to his home country to help fight rampant poverty and for social justice for his constituents.

 

 

 


episode 14

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 14

Date: Nov 01, 2009
Breast Cancer survival is the theme of this Latina Voices Show. Hear what you can do.

 

 

 


episode 13

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 13

Date: Oct 08, 2009
The Obama Administrations' key man to keep Latinos in School, Juan Sepulveda, visits Latina Voices to talk about the White House Initiatives for Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. Genesys Works in Houston and Minneapolis. Marilyn Logan helps us save money!

 

 


episode 12

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 12

Date: Oct 08, 2009
Internationally known Televangelist, Marcos Witt, talks about his huge Spanish language ministry at Lakewood Church and his mission and music for believers worldwide. Also, Houston Chronicle Business columnist Shannon Buggs gives tips on how to adjust to a whole new Economy.

 

 


episode 11

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 11

Date: Aug 28, 2009
Guests include female boxer Marlen Ezparza, James Casey (rookie tight end for the Houston Texans), and there's also the topic of Financial Strategies.

 

 


episode 10

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 10

Date: Jul 17, 2009
State of Religion / Hispanic Business Magazine.

 

 


episode 9

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 9

Date: Jul 09, 2009
One of the greatest sopranos of our time, Ana Maria Martinez, joins in the Smart Talk... the man behind the Houston Grand Opera also talks ensembles and future plans.

 

 


episode 8

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 8

Date: Jul 09, 2009
Female pioneers of today join Minerva, Patricia and Sofia for Smart Talk...and the mortgage crisis also takes center stage.

 

 


episode 7

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 7

Date: May 01, 2009
Peace of mind, body and soul during a slumping economy...and the inauguration of Barrack Obama captivate viewers of Smart Talk.

 

 


episode 6

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 6

Date: May 01, 2009
Some say the Artic Ice Cap could disappear as early as this summer due to Global Warming. Smart Talk separates fact from fiction, and share great Going Green tips!

 

 


episode 5

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 5

Date: Apr 17, 2009
Politics and race, and race relations in the office are the topics of discussion on this new episode of Latina Voices.

 

 


episode 4

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 4

Date: Mar 11, 2009
Health care, or the lack of it, is the hot topic on this episode. Minerva, Patricia and Sofia dissect the idea of universal healthcare.

 

 


episode 3

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 3

Date: Sep 26, 2008
Olympic medalists, the Lopez family, stop in for a little chit chat with each of the Latina Voices hosts...post Hurricane Ike.

 

 


episode 2

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 2

Date: Oct 30, 2008
Trailblazers grace the set of Latina Voices on episode 2, as well as a hefty debate about gun control...and of course newsmakers talk. Join the discussion.

 

 


episode 1

Latina Voices: Smart Talk

Episode 1

Date: Sep 26, 2008
The ladies talk politics, the Olympics, business and immigration, all on the first episode of Latina Voices: Smart Talk. Check out the great chatter and insight.