In this episode we sit down with Alejandra and Raylene of Latinas Talk Dinero to discuss their families\’ immigration stories and building an online business and presence as the children and descendants of immigrants.
Alejandra Magaña Gamero is a doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education at UCLA. Her dissertation examines the experiences of Chicanas in graduate programs, particularly how they negotiate their educational and cultural identities. She received her Bachelors from Santa Clara University in Psychology and Ethnic Studies and her Masters in Education from UCLA. Alejandra is also a financial wellness consultant at UCLA and is the co-founder of Latinas Talk Dinero (@latinastalkdinero), a financial literacy platform dedicated to providing quality finance education for individuals to transform their relationship with money and take control of their finances.
Raylene Hernandez is a Health Information Specialist at Seneca Family of Agencies that provides unconditional care and mental health services to at risk youth and families. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and Women’s & Gender Studies from Santa Clara University and plans to continue her education in the field of social work. Raylene is the co-founder of Latinas Talk Dinero, a financial literacy platform dedicated to providing quality finance education for individuals to transform their relationship with money and take control of their finances. Latinas Talk Dinero seeks to foster a welcoming space where folks learn and grow together via honest conversations that are free of judgment and culturally relevant. She is actively involved in the Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley and her passions lie in specifically looking at the intersections between financial stability and domestic violence.
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