After a ridiculously difficult 2020 where we spent most of our time working from home, attending school virtually, and finding ourselves with more time than ever before, podcast listening was at an all time high. So we’re recommending some of our favorite Latina podcast shows for you to listen to! From getting right with your mind and money to staying in the know about politics and pop culture, this list has it all.
How to Talk to [Mami & Papi] about Anything
Juleyka Lantigua brings us this gem centered around those difficult topics you just can’t seem to figure out how to address with Latino parents. Every episode, Lantigua brings on an adult child of immigrants and advises on how they can have hard conversations with mami and papi. From a parent who voted for Trump to coming out, this show is a great go-to when considering how to invoke meaningful, constructive conversations with your parents about taboo subjects.
Three badass mujeres bring us Jevas Combativas: the only Spanish-language radio show in the US focused on culture, feminism, and social justice. Hosts Kirizia Lopez Arce, Stephanie Loraine, and Adriana Jimenez all discuss relevant social and political issues from the perspective of the Latinx community with nuanced, educated opinions to help you form your own.
Locatora Radio [A Radiophonic Novela]
Looking for an independent listen? Mala Munoz and Diosa Femme host Locatora Radio, an LA-based podcast focused on pop culture, feminism, sexual wellness, and more. Featuring interviews with actresses like Jackie Cruz and streaming live shows, there are many recognizable names on this show that are guaranteed to keep you listening. (We love the commentary too!)
Latina to Latina
You might recognize her from MSNBC, her book “The Likeability Trap”, or being a powerhouse Latina in media, but one of our faves Alicia Menendez leads this acclaimed podcast covering everything from career-driven guerreras to the political power of the Latina vote. Latina to Latina serves as your end all be all to interviews with inspiring Latinas, career advice, mental wellness, and much more.
Yo Quiero Dinero: Personal Finance For the Modern Latina
Money is complicated. Or is it? Yo Quiero Dinero, a podcast hosted by Latina entrepreneur and coach Jannese Torres-Rodriguez, guides you through everything having to do with it! Featuring the historical context behind the Latinx community’s relationship with money, the path to building wealth, and interviews with experts from all sides of the industry. Learn how to get your dinero in check with this show.
Looking for the ultimate landing spot for everything political, pop culture, and everything in between from a Latinx perspective? Stop searching and tune in to the Tamarindo Podcast! Hosts Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino cover everything in this show sin pelos en la lengua! And they also happen to be a Luz Collective partner podcast! https://luzcollective.com/category/podcasts/tamarindo-podcast/
Mamas Con Ganas Podcast
Focused on building more resilience in terms of mental health? Looking for some serious inspo on how to get shit done? Valentina Izarra’s Mamas Con Ganas walks you through the journey to self-love, self-care, and building your confidence in this show! Bilingual in format, the Izzaras have a lot to teach us.