At the 2015 Golden Globes, actress Gina Rodriguez left us all in tears and nodding our heads in agreement. Her speech had touched on the message of encouragement we use ourselves while looking in the mirror every morning, the one we turn to when championing our friends and their dreams — "This award is so much more than myself; it represents a culture that wants to see themselves as heroes. . . . Today is going to be a great day. I can and I will." So much yes!
That's the great thing that happens when Latinas in the spotlight use their platform to celebrate their successes and determination (and why we need more representation). These 12 quotes spoken by badass women in government positions and Hollywood will carry you through any hard day when self-doubt and the world get to ya. Let this be a reminder of all that is possible!