7 Latina Influencers who Are Successful Entrepreneurs

Graphic design featuring 7 Latina women influencers and entrepreneurs: Michelle Phan, Lele Pons, Yovana Mendoza, Dulce Candy, Bethany Mota, Katy Roach, and Paola Alberdi.

Paola Alberdi (@paolaalberdi)

Portrait of Latina influencer Paola Alberdi

Paola Alberdi is a fashion expert in the influencer space and she has worked with brands like Chanel, Gucci, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, and Coach. She has also worked with beauty brands like Givenchy Beauty and Sephora, so she’s a big deal in the space. As a Mexican American, Paola resonates with many Latinas. She has successfully broken into the business world as the founder and creative director of “Blank Itinerary,” a bilingual fashion and lifestyle platform featured on Vogue México, Forbes, and Harper’s Bazaar.

A Latina woman in full color, set against a background showcasing a collection of wedding dresses, evoking a sense of the past.

In the United States, societal attitudes toward marriage are evolving, evidenced by a significant decrease in marriage rates – dropping from a robust 76.5% in 1970 to a modest 31% today – this trend spans various communities, including the Latino community, which is actively challenging conventional norms, reshaping roles, and forging new paths in their conceptions of love and family.

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a Latina woman skillfully juggling the demands of family and work life.

Despite Latinas in the U.S. leading the charge as the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in 2023 and despite the rise of Bachelor’s Degree attainment among them, Latinas continue to feel the pressure of gender role expectations often imposed within Latino culture. A recent Pew Research Center study has shed light on just how much pressure Latinas in America are under.

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