Grandes Dreamers: Twelve Fierce Latina Trailblazers Who Paved the Way in the United States

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About the Author

Argelia Atilano is the leading female voice of El Show de Omar y Argelia for K-LOVE 107.5 FM in Los Angeles, California. In her twenty years as part of the Univision Television and Univision Radio family, she embodies a solidified career of industry achievements. A Chicago native that was raised between East Los Angeles in California and Jalisco, México, Argelia has a double major degree in Communication Studies and Spanish Language Literature from Loyola Marymount University. The Mexican American TV personality and radio broadcaster has been recognized for her work with 5 Golden Mike Awards, an Emmy Award, and nominations for radio industry pinnacles such as the Marconi Radio Awards. Argelia is actively involved with charities like the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, St. Jude's Research Center, Girls Today Women Tomorrow, Step Up, Proyecto Pastoral, and The Argelia Atilano Scholarship Foundation that continues to provide college scholarships to deserving Latina high school graduates.

Argelia, along with her husband, Omar, are authors of their first book Amor Al Aire (Love's in the Air) which provides an insight into their own challenge of balancing a marriage, a family and a radio show. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Omar, their daughters, Camila and Anabella, and their dogs, Oreo and Cookie. Art Creator Anna Alvarado was born and raised in East Los Angeles. She studied at the Art Institute of Seattle and became a proud business owner when she decided to venture full force into the creation, sale and distribution of her own art. Her inspiring art explores the female spirit in all its intricate facets. Infused with thought-provoking, vibrant, and emotional rawness, her paintings and drawings capture her experience as a Latina woman in the US. Anna's empowering artwork has been sought by a multitude of collectors, patrons, and has been featured on major television and digital media networks, as well as in numerous prominent print and online publications.

She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jose, and their children, Jordan, Aaron, and Tatiana and their dogs, Sakura and Zee.