Cafe con Pam Podcast

Cafe con Pam Podcast

Cafe con Pam is the weekly podcast featuring fearless Latine/x and People of The Global Majority that break barriers, change lives and make the world a better place while living in the US. Cafe con Pam is the platform where Latinx are able to share their stories and inspire one another through conversation of course while enjoying a fabulous cup of coffee.

Episodes

October 19, 2021 71 min

Listeners, we're back this week with Ruben Flores-Martinez.

At age 13, Ruben and his family immigrated to the states from Guadalajara, Mexico. Unable to fulfill his dream of going to college for Computer Science due to his immigration status, Ruben began watching YouTube videos on coding and taught himself how to build websites and mobile apps. A few years later, his determination led him to develop CASHDROP, a mobile-first cont...

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October 21, 2021 is the day a Latina would make $1 compared to an average non-Hispanic white man who'd make $1 on January 1. Latinas are still the most underpaid demographic in the United States. Jessica from The Wine and Chisme Podcast and I joined forces to create an experience in San Diego on October 22, and you are invited.

Learn how we decided to make this event happen and why it is important for us to start spending our do...

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Listeners, we're back this week with Angel Aviles.

In the early 90s, Angel Aviles boldly decided to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. The Bronx native moved from New York City to Hollywood, and landed roles on projects with up-and-coming directors like Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Michael Patrick King, and many others. In 1993, she nabbed a starring role in the cult classic “Mi Vida Loca,” directed and written by ...

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Listeners, we're back this week with Norma Newton.

Norma is a former attorney, New York Times published writer and Latinx-book publisher. She is also a first gen, avid reader and artivist. Her heart is in L.A. with her family and multiple plants. When she isn’t reading, Norma can be found in a museum or practicing yoga.

 

During our conversation, we talked about:

  • Growing up in a small town in California
  • Leaving town to go to college
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    Listeners, we're back this week with Eduardo Vilaro.

    Eduardo Vilaro is the Artistic Director & CEO of Ballet Hispánico (BH). He was named BH's Artistic Director in 2009, becoming only the second person to head the company since its founding in 1970, and in 2015 was also named Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Vilaro has infused Ballet Hispánico’s legacy with a bold brand of contemporary dance that reflects America’s changing ...

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    Listeners, we are back this week with Esperanza Teasdale.

    Esperanza Teasdale is currently the VP/GM Hispanic Business Unit for PBNA responsible for the overall Hispanic strategy, engagement and sales for our +$2 Billion Hispanic business in North America.

    Esperanza has an extensive history at Pepsi Beverages Company and began her career as a Brand Manager.  Over the past 18 years she has demonstrated excellence in a range of role...

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    Listeners, we're back this week with Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez.

    Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez was born in Managua, Nicaragua but calls Nashville, Tennessee home. She got her Masters of Divinity from Vanderbilt University in the Spring of 2015. The bulk of her work is around making accessible, through storytelling and curating content, the theories and heavy material that is oftentimes only taught in the racist/classist ins...

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    Listeners, we are back this week with Sonia Espinoza.

    Sonia Erika is a serial entrepreneur focused on solidarity economics who is currently making music for the revolution. She currently spends her time traveling during the pandemic, recording music with “Death is a Business,” collaborating with local communities, and coaching female executives to create cooperative business structures.As an undocumented entrepreneur, worker, and mu...

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    August 30, 2021 22 min

    Listeners, we're back this week with Sandra Cisneros.

    Sandra is a poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer, and artist whose work explores the lives of the working-class. Her numerous awards include NEA fellowships in both poetry and fiction, a MacArthur Fellowship, several honorary doctorates, and national and international book awards, including Chicago's Fifth Star Award, the PEN America Literary Award, and...

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    August 24, 2021 10 min

    Listeners, this week we're back with a solo episode. Pam shares her perspective on what finding your purpose means.

    This is more of an exploration and invitation for you to think about what your purpose is, rather than a lecture on how to find yours.

     

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    Listeners, we're back this week with Sandra Velasquez.

    Founder of Nopalera, a Mexican Botanical bath & body line. Sandra’s main ingredient, the nopal (cactus) is more than an ingredient; it is an ancient symbol of Mexican culture: strong, resilient, beautiful, and has always been here. Just like us. She founded Nopalera to elevate and celebrate Latin@ culture and remove cultural stigmas in body care. Her core mission is ...

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    Listeners this week we have a conversation with Charisse M. Williams.

    Charisse M. Williams is a certified leadership coach, speaker and mindfulness teacher who has dedicated her career to advancing social justice and well-being for all.In launching her coaching practice she truly found her dream job by aligning her passions, strengths and values.
    She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and Juris Doctorate from Northwe...

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    Listeners, we're back this week with Lisbeth Garces.

    Since 2007, Lisbeth Garces has sought to provide dance therapy exercise for people with disabilities in memory of her late son, Juan Carlos Garces, who suffered from Muscular Dystrophy. Lisbeth was born in Venezuela, the youngest in a family of seven siblings. At the age of twenty she gave birth to her son Juan Carlos. After five years she received the devastating diagnosis of...

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    Listeners this week we have a conversation with Guillermo Chacón.

    Guillermo is the President of the Latino Commission on AIDS and founder of the Hispanic Health Network.

    Since 2010, Guillermo Chacón has served as President of the Latino Commission on AIDS, where he is a vocal advocate on the impact of HIV, viral hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections in Hispanic/Latinx communities. Under his leadership, the Commission has investe...

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    Listeners, we're back this week with Ber-Henda.

    Ber-Henda is a Visionary+Empath Coach. She supports empathic creative visionary empaths to find their voice, embrace feminine power, and create mission-based businesses in service of social transformation, justice and equity. When she is not doing that, she runs a girl’s leadership program, The Power of Girlhood for girls 8-18. Además, ella es una poeta bilingüe. She is a bilin...

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    Listeners this week we have a conversation with  Marie Claire Vasquez Durán and Maria Victoria Abreu.

    ~ Este es un episodio en español ~

    Marie Claire Vasquez and Maria Victoria Abreu, both born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, studied Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), and as adults emigrated to the United States, each pursuing their own personal and professionals goals.

    Marie Cla...

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    Listeners, we're back this week with Gabriela Ulloa.

    Gabriela Ulloa is a Cuban-American journalist and mental health advocate. After working at Architectural Digest as the Assistant to the Editor in Chief, Gabriela went off to pursue her passion of sharing stories, focusing primarily on stigmatized topics. She’s been published in publications such as The New York Times, Byrdie, Architectural Digest and more.

    Gabriela is also the ...

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    Listeners this week we have a conversation with Linda González.

    Linda González recently published Breaking Through Your Own Glass Ceiling, based on both hers and her coaching clients’ efforts to live a full-hearted life despite daily inequities. Her award-winning memoir The Cost of Our Lives is a family story of unearthing secrets in search of family and redemption. She has published many essays, served as a judge for the Latino Boo...

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    Listeners this week we have a solo episode with Pam.

    We talk about the power of investing of yourself and the questions you can ask yourself before making a decision. 

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    Listeners this week we have a conversation with Luis Aguilar.

    Luis Aguilar is the co-founder of Molcajete Dominguero, a monthly pop-up event for Latinx vendors to showcase and sell unique items. Originally from Mexico City, Luis came to the United States when he was 3 years old. During a trip to Seattle, he attended a pop-up event and realized that Latinx vendors did not have a dedicated space to promote their products in Los Angele...

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