NENANI is a platform to showcase the contributions from Latin Women
and to advocate for increased Women Leadership



NENANI showcases women that inspire and shares knowledge to embolden women seeking success


Empowering young Latinas to dream big and reach their potential


Executive leadership coaching, workshops, consulting and keynote speaking on leadership


Yai Vargas – Building Women Up with The Latinista

Having been born in the Dominican Republic and immigrating to the United States at a young age, Yai Vargas’ story is one many people can relate to. The cultural and social nuances along with family traditions that were gathered along the way have all been weaved into the very fabric of Yai’s brand, which includes being the creator and leader of The Latinista. As a multicultural marketing expert, Yai has worked with Fortune 100 companies to help develop their connection with the community. Read on to learn more about Yai's inspiring story.

Changing the Narrative: Ana Larrea-Albert

Humbled and grateful beyond words. The education I received during my Executive MBA at Florida Atlantic University has been a driver in my professional success and I’m so thankful to Florida Atlantic University – College of Business for this lovely feature on the work I do to give back to the community.

Deborah Castillero – Helping Parents Become Better Teachers

Deborah Castillero moved to SF to learn about tech after her small business failed. One year later, she launched her startup and in the process was recognized with a number of accolades including the Facebook Start & Social Good Award, the Social Capital Markets Scholarship Award, Microsoft Biz Spark Award and last year she received the Rutgers University Center for Urban Entrepreneurship award. Since 2015, she has created a new IP, launched two mobile apps, managed two dev teams outside the US, raised seed capital for her startup and secured important contractual agreements with Fortune 500 companies. Are you impressed yet? I am! Read on for her inspiring story.

The faces of Latina Leadership

Nely Galan
Nina Vaca
Mayda Cisneros
Codie Sanchez
Hipatia Lopez
Rosa María Mollo
Linda Lopez-Stone
Aldeide Delgado


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