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Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence

Hispanic Lifestyle is excited to share with you our 2018 Latinas of Influence list. Our appreciation and gratitude to everyone who submitted names for our listing. Thank you for your time and commitment in sharing these wonderful stories of Latinas making a difference in our communities.  Beginning March 1, 2018 in honor of Women’s History month (March 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018), Hispanic Lifestyle will profile each one of these Latinas of Influence on our website 

In total Hispanic Lifestyle will share throughout our network 31 inspirational and empowering stories. Stay tuned the posted Latinas of Influence will be highlighted in RED. Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence will be honored during of Hispanic Lifestyle’s Latina of Conference 2018 to be held on April 4 and 5, 2018 at the Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Ontario, CA. Our 2018 Latinas of Influence have been invited to attend and participate in the Luncheon portion of the program on April 5, 2018. Here is a link to the updated schedule of the 2018 Latina Conference,

Friends there will be a 2019 list, so please continue to share your stories with us throughout the year.  Richard Sandoval, President, Hispanic Lifestyle

Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence listing

Alex Meneses Actress, Community Volunteer
Alma Vivian Marquez CEO, Del Sol Group, Policy and Public Affairs – Founder of La Comadre 
Celia Alvarez Munoz Mixed Media Artist and Activist 
Chiquis Rivera Singer, author, entrepreneur, and television personality
Cynthia M. Ruiz Author, Professor, Inspirational Speaker, Leadership Expert and Executive Coach.
Delia Carbajal Hauser Owner, Rumba Room Live
Diana Harrison Martinez Co -Publisher and Managing Editor Inland Empire Community News 
Dolores Arredondo VP Marketing, Wells Fargo Bank, Community Leader
Dr. Ana Ponce CEO, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
Edith Sanchez VP Southern California Region, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Elda Devarie Owner, EMD Sales Inc and Founder of Bags of Love, a nonprofit
Erika Beskar Engineering Manager & SMTS, Texas Instruments
Hilda Sandoval, PhD, LMFT Marriage & Family Therapy/Campaign Development/Social Marketing
Jasmin Zamora Communications, Combined Insurance, Community Leader
Jessica A. Acosta, CISEC Owner, Environmental Consulting Service
Justina Machado Actress
Karen Lozano, Ph.D. Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department, Rice University
Liz A. Garcia Founder & CEO/ Stay Limitless Transformational Coaching and Leadership Training
Liz Cahn-Castruita CEO/Publisher Westcoast Magazines
Maritere Rodriguez Bellas Author
Dr. Michele Summers Colon Physician, Surgeon, health coach, yoga teacher, anatomy instructor, author,
Miriam Marsh Sifuentes CEO, M Power & Associates
Myrna Castrejón Executive Director, Great Public Schools Now
Natalie Sanchez, MPH Healthcare Strategy and Operations, Filmmaker
Olga Camargo, AIF® CEO/Founder, FARO Associates, LLC
Patricia Mota, MPA President/CEO Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE)
Patty Garcia VP Programs and Operations, Latino Center for Leadership Development
Ruth Lopez Novodor CEO, Beverly Oncology & Imaging (BOI) Medical Group, Inc.
Ruthy Argumedo AVP Community Engagement, Molina Healthcare of California
Sandra Avila President and CEO, Avila Entertainment
Stephanie Otero CEO, Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino

Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence
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About the 2018 List
Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence listing was complied from nomination submittals from our audience. The final selections were done by Richard Sandoval, president of Hispanic Lifestyle Inc.  Below are links to our previous honorees.

Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence will be honored during the luncheon portion of Latina Conference 2018.  The two day conference is scheduled for April 4 and 5, 2018 in Ontario, California. The conference will include panel discussions on Latinas in Business, Latinas in Entertainment, Latinas in our community.

The 501(c)3 non-profit, Hispanic Lifestyle Foundation will be a co-producer of Latina Conference 2018.  Latina Conference 2018 will also include networking opportunities and an exhibitor area. For sponsorship information please call 213.705.3322 or email

Previous Latina Conferences and Events

From a black and white newsletter which started in 1995 today our digitally driven format reaches Latino business owners, professionals and community leaders throughout the United States. Over the years we have stayed true to our mission to promote positive images of the Latino community.  Hispanic Lifestyle the television program is broadcasted in Southern California and Northern California.

Hispanic Lifestyle is also known as one of the largest event producers* in the region. In 2017 Hispanic Lifestyle produced events throughout Southern California and Texas. The focus of our conferences and events is to bring community leaders and influencers together. *Based upon paid attendance.

Exclusive photos from Hispanic Lifestyle’s Annual Signature Event Latina Conference 2017 which was held on April 5 and 6, 2017.  Exclusive photos by Richard Sandoval


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