Ten years ago, Hollywood was a place of limited opportunities for Hispanic actors, where most roles fell under stereotypical Latino portrayals. Since then, times have changed to where Latina actresses are making their presence known to mass audiences through not only snagging lead roles but through empowering their fan bases to be bold, ambitious individuals who stay connected to their culture.
1. How would you describe yourself?
2. How would your friends describe you?
3. If you were a Disney princess, who would you be?
A) Mulan from Mulan
B) Ariel from The Little Mermaid
C) Belle from Beauty and the Beast
D) Jasmine from Aladdin
4. One life goal you have is to:
A) Learn a foreign language
B) Be a star
C) Write a book
D) Make a difference
5. Pick your favorite subject:
6. If you won a million dollars, how would you spend it?
A) Start a business
B) Go traveling
C) Give to family
D) Donate to charity
7. How do you make yourself feel better after a tough day?
A) Express it by writing, drawing, singing, dancing, etc.
B) Talk about it with friends or family.
C) Have quiet, alone time to relax.
D) Go out for a walk/run or for fresh air.
8. What is your spirit animal?
9. Which singer inspires you?
A) Taylor Swift
B) Selena Gomez
C) Ariana Grande
D) Demi Lovato
10. What activity are you most likely to join?
A) School newspaper
B) School play
C) Sports team
D) Volunteer club
No matter their differences in background, acting choices or lifestyle, they are Latinas who have worked towards building their reputation as respectable, accomplished women. While we have seen them in movies, TV shows and commercials, they are more than pretty faces. They are inspirational figures, in their own respects, for younger generations in the Latino community.
Mostly A: Rosario Dawson
You are warm, compassionate and an independent spirit. You have a unique intelligence, creative talents and a love of knowledge. Your friends and family think of you as dependable, patient, and down to earth. When things are tough, you pick yourself up, dust yourself off and keep moving forward.
Mostly B: Sofia Vergara
You are a lively person who enjoys being active and having fun with friends and family. You speak your mind and aren’t afraid to try something new or do the right thing, no matter what people think. People like to be around you because of your motivating, fun attitude. You like to look at things a different way and aren’t afraid of exploring out-of-the-ordinary things.
Mostly C: America Ferrera
You’re a strong, kind and dependable person who believes in working hard and finding success. People trust you and respect the attitude that you have towards your goals. You have natural leadership skills, which prompt you to take the initiative in everything you do and believe in always having the freedom to express yourself. You see challenges as exciting and have a fearless attitude about diving into something new.
Mostly D: Eva Longoria
You’re generous, supportive and honest to others. You are realistic about situations and have a strong will of thinking about your own life decisions. You are aware of other people’s feelings and take them into consideration, along with your natural instincts. Because of your imaginative nature, you excel in creative situations and never lose sight of doing the right thing.