What do Carol Umanzor and Amayrani Villegas have in common? Practically everything when it comes to their high school and college experiences and the determination to make life better for the next generation of Latinas in STEM, especially Science.
Today’s Pod Club episode highlights both of these amazing Latinas as they mirror each other unexpectedly yet genuinely.
This is why you love this comunidad… Listen how these 2 mujeres, 20 years apart, walk in the same footsteps without knowing each other’s stories, yet lived a similar experience with the same powerful outcome to support others.
Coincidence? Not a chance! It’s the power of Latinas living true to who they are and building community to recognize our stories are more common than we may realize.
✨ Carol shares how to break the feeling of isolation in rooms of no representation
✨ Carol emphasizes joining organizations for support and community
✨ Amayrani stresses the importance of not taking on too much, alone
✨ Amayrani creates a comunidad who understands Latina values, circumstances and cultura
💖 You are not alone in your journey
💖 Find la comunidad that supports your values
💖 Change may not be immediate, but it will happen, thanks to your dedication
💖 Prioritize emotional well being and mental health above all other demands
Connect with Carol on IG @btobseen and Amayrani on IG @AmayraniVille
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Consuelo is a first gen Peruvian, structural engineer and mother who encourages Latinas to authentically speak their truth by embracing their cultural identity, a source of fiery strength and profound joy.
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