7 episodes

A podcast for the modern Latina
Our mission is to be mentors for younger generations of Latinas navigating the professional world.

Pongase Las Pilas Latina Poderosa

    • Society & Culture

A podcast for the modern Latina
Our mission is to be mentors for younger generations of Latinas navigating the professional world.

    Ep. 5 Ponerse las Pilas como Elle Woods in Legally Blonde

    Ep. 5 Ponerse las Pilas como Elle Woods in Legally Blonde

    You might be wondering, what are these girls talking about? Well in this episode, we discuss self confidence and what better character to be an example of this than Reese Witherspoon who plays Elle Woods in the Legally Blonde movies. For those of you who have been living under a rock and don't know what Legally Blonde is or haven't watched any of the movies, let's just say you need to go watch them! Elle Woods portrays confidence, which she uses to battle through stereotypes and embraces her individuality all while staying fashionable. 
    Listen to this episode to find out how we tie it all together to our journey in the professional world and especially to our experiences in Engineering. 

    • 16 min
    Episode 4: Feelings About Leaving your Parents

    Episode 4: Feelings About Leaving your Parents

    That moment when you feel you are ready to leave the nest, you give yourself a big pep talk and tell yourself to be strong, "Si, se puede"! You need to be prepared for the guilt you will feel  and pushback you will receive when you tell your parents you are ready to leave home. Suddenly, you start doubting your decision, and you haven't even started talking to them about it! So why is it such a rollercoaster just to even think about leaving your familia? 

    In this episode, we share our experiences and our own thoughts on this topic. Is it personal guilt, a result of cultural conditioning, or both? 

    • 20 min
    Episode 3: Body, Mind and Emotions

    Episode 3: Body, Mind and Emotions

    Ever wonder how our body, mind and emotions are all connected? We have, and we have even felt that sometimes it is hard to snap out of those moments where we feel we can't even stand ourselves. In this episode we explore the relationship that exists between our body movements and how they can impact our attitude and feelings. We share ways to take advantage of this relationship for your benefit not just in your personal life but also to help you advance in your professional career. Recuerden, only you have the power to change your attitude and emotions, asi que... Pongasen las Pilas!

    • 31 min
    Episode 2: "Why are You so Quiet?"

    Episode 2: "Why are You so Quiet?"

    As an introvert you've probably been told "you're too quiet" a couple of times, not that anyone is keeping track...ok, maybe you are, because of how annoying it is! Whether it's been while out with friends, at a party or being told this by your metida aunt, you've come to expect it. But being told you're too quiet at work might come as a surprise. In this episode we dive deeper into how this phrase makes us feel, the impact it can have on our work and how to simply embrace it. Disfruten!

    • 28 min
    Episode 1 : Getting to Know Us Part 2

    Episode 1 : Getting to Know Us Part 2

    In this episode Jen and Laura interview each other, asking some interesting questions to help listeners get to know them better.  

    • 16 min
    Episode 1: Getting to Know Us Part 1

    Episode 1: Getting to Know Us Part 1

    In this episode Jen and Laura interview each other, asking some interesting questions to help listeners get to know them better.  Listen to Part 2 for the continuation of this episode. 

    • 30 min

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