12 episodes

About the podcast: This bi-weekly podcast will concentrate on empowering women, BIPOC communities, and allies, and how you can take your professional career or personal goals to the next level. This podcast's name is based on the well-known phrase “breaking the glass ceiling”, but it acknowledges that many communities are still fighting to break the glass ceiling. Hosted by Cindy Petrov, the founder of Lawtina LLC, law graduate, and entrepreneur. Cindy identifies as a brown immigrant woman.

Ceiling Half Broken Podcast Cindy Petrov

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    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

About the podcast: This bi-weekly podcast will concentrate on empowering women, BIPOC communities, and allies, and how you can take your professional career or personal goals to the next level. This podcast's name is based on the well-known phrase “breaking the glass ceiling”, but it acknowledges that many communities are still fighting to break the glass ceiling. Hosted by Cindy Petrov, the founder of Lawtina LLC, law graduate, and entrepreneur. Cindy identifies as a brown immigrant woman.

    Inspiring Women's Series: Failing & Finding the Strength to Rise, a Latina Lawyer Retaking the Bar

    Inspiring Women's Series: Failing & Finding the Strength to Rise, a Latina Lawyer Retaking the Bar

    Today I will be speaking with Danney Salvatierra Arce. Danney Salvatierra was born in Peru and immigrated to the United States with her family at the age of 13.  Danney completed her undergraduate studies in Political Science and Global Media Communication at Florida International University. Specialized fields of study include: political repression and human rights, international relations, Latin America foreign policy, and global economic and social affairs. Prior to law school, she traveled as a volunteer to rural areas in Latin America to work on sanitation and education projects for underdeveloped communities. She received her law degree from New York Law School. Danney will provide legal representation at African Services Committee in the areas of immigration, landlord/tenant, family, public benefits, and advanced directives.
    Website: https://www.danneysalvatierra.com/bio
    Sponsor: LawtinaShop.com 

    • 45 min
    Inspiring Women Series: Making Change in Our Immigrant Communities

    Inspiring Women Series: Making Change in Our Immigrant Communities

    María Zavaleta is a third-year law student at the University of San Francisco School of Law. María was seven years old when she came to the United States from El Salvador. Although María is a US Citizen, her brother is a TPS holder. After a series of TPS terminations, Maria became involved with the National TPS Alliance in 2017, organizing in Los Angeles. She believes her brother and all TPS holders must have permanent residency now. Maria decided to use her privilege and go to law school to become an immigration attorney. Her dream is to represent her brother and all the "tepesianos" she has met along the way in adjusting their status to permanent residents. 

    Donate and Share: https://www.nationaltpsalliance.org/

    • 23 min
    Inspiring Women Series: From Corporate to Owning Your Own Business- an Afro Latina's Story and Advice

    Inspiring Women Series: From Corporate to Owning Your Own Business- an Afro Latina's Story and Advice

    Astrid Ferguson is a certified professional coach, energy leadership index master-practitioner who specializes in helping people navigate through unclear transitions by abolishing internal blocks so they can create a work/balance that suits their needs and get back to having fun. 

    In this episode, Astrid shares her personal and professional story. She gives us a rare view into the corporate world as an Afro Latina in the corporate world, and shares some key advice to making sure we too can find success and money in our perspective fields. 

    Contact Astrid: https://www.astridferguson.com/

    Sponsor: https://historicallylatina.com/

    • 21 min
    Inspiring Women Series: Leading The Way For Immigrant Families on TPS, A Young Woman's Powerful Activism

    Inspiring Women Series: Leading The Way For Immigrant Families on TPS, A Young Woman's Powerful Activism

    This Month’s Mini Episode Series is a little different than most. I will be speaking with women who are making current changes in their community, and we will be learning as the audience how we can make a difference too. I hope you are ready because we’re in for a deep conversation. 
    Stephanie Arely Zacatares is an aspiring law student majoring in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Stephanie is the daughter of former TPS holders from El Salvador. She began to advocate for her family after TPS terminations in 2017 with the National TPS Alliance. She believes that TPS holders have earned the right to permanent residency with a pathway to citizenship. After being exposed to needed for pro-bono attorneys with immigrant backgrounds, she switched her career aspirations in hopes of one day giving back to her community. Since the termination of TPS, Stephanie has transferred from a community college to a four-year university. Now she is in the process of studying for her LSAT while also preparing to be a mother. Last year, after living in the U.S. for over 24 years, her father finally obtained permanent residency. Despite her parents being permanent residency status, she advocates for the TPS holders and believes that now more than ever TPS should receive permanent residency. 

    DONATE & Participate: https://www.nationaltpsalliance.org/
    What can you do? Make sure to call your State's Representatives before March 18th, 2021 and ask them to support the Bill allowing TPS holders to have a pathway to citizenship! 
    Follow on IG: https://www.instagram.com/tps_alliance/?hl=en
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    Guest: Stephanie Arely Zacateres
    Host: Cindy Petrov

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    • 27 min
    Inspiring Women Series: A Latina Lawyer, Daughter of former Children Farmworkers

    Inspiring Women Series: A Latina Lawyer, Daughter of former Children Farmworkers

    Happy Women’s History Month! This month, I am meeting with powerful women who are making history for themselves, their community, and the world. 
    Today I am speaking to attorney Nadya Maldonado. 
    Nadya is a Texas native who grew up along the border of Texas and Mexico. She stems from parents who were child migrant farm workers and who instilled her with a mighty work ethic. She is the Principal Attorney at the Maldonado Law Firm, PLLC that she founded in 2015 in Washington, D.C. Her practice area focuses on protecting the rights of those who have been injured in accidents. Ms. Maldonado is proud to be part of the less than 2% of Latinas who are American lawyers and she will continue to work hard to strengthen her community. 

    Tiktok:  https://www.tiktok.com/@rideshare_attorney
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/rideshare_attorney/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mlawdc

    Sponsor: LawtinaShop.com find the perfect gift for BIPOC and allies here! 

    • 31 min
    The Most Important Relationship: Yourself! On Loving and Thriving In Your Personal Life

    The Most Important Relationship: Yourself! On Loving and Thriving In Your Personal Life

    In this episode, you'll hear a conversation between host Cindy and a prior Nustra Belleza Latina Contestant, Sonia, about her journey through doubting and then learning to love herself, value and care for her wellbeing and how she is making a change in our Latina community. You'll hear tips on self-care, self-love, finding your value and confidence.

    Today I am speaking with Sonia Alejandra Saunders. Sonia is a Multi-passionate Latina community builder, TV Host, and a champion for Latina Empowerment. She is the founder of Mujerón Movement™, a women’s empowerment community focused to help inspire, connect, and equip Latinas with the tools they need to become the Mujerón of their dreams.

    You can connect with Sonia Alejandra on @MujeronMovement on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/mujeronmovement/?hl=en
    https://www.facebook.com/mujeronmovement
    https://www.mujeronmovement.com/

    Follow my podcast:
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    Sponsor: HistoricallyLatina.com 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

hdheiaodbdj ,

I can relate to this content so much!

First generation Latina and Asian attorney looking for support in navigating the legal world. I enjoyed listening to this podcast, especially episode 7.

BriMcF19 ,

I love the concept!

It's a positive and informative podcast filled with empowerment. I love it! Definitely recommend.

rideshare_attorney ,

Great podcast!

Cindy is warm, inviting, personable, and an insightful podcast host. Her ability to connect with those being interviewed makes the podcast really enjoyable!