The Tragedy Academy
Jan. 16, 2023

Marina Hernandez "Chicana Pride"

Marina Hernandez

In this episode of The Tragedy Academy, Jay, Gary, and guest Marina Hernandez have a thought-provoking and insightful conversation about cultural identity and the challenges and celebrations that come with it. Marina, a Chicana business owner and photographer in East Las Vegas shares her experiences of being told she does not belong in certain environments because of her ethnicity and style. Despite these challenges, Marina persevered and embraces her cultural identity, using it as a source of inspiration and pride in her work.


In this episode of The Tragedy Academy, Jay, Gary, and guest Marina Hernandez have a thought-provoking and insightful conversation about cultural identity and the challenges and celebrations that come with it. Marina, a Chicana business owner and photographer in East Las Vegas shares her experiences of being told she does not belong in certain environments because of her ethnicity and style. Despite these challenges, Marina persevered and embraces her cultural identity, using it as a source of inspiration and pride in her work.

Key Discussion Points

🎉 Cultural identity and the challenges and celebrations that come with it.

🎰 Marina shares her experiences as a Chicana business owner and photographer in East Las Vegas.

💗 Your business should be a source of pride and accomplishment and a way to give back to your community.

🕴️ How to be a role model for other minority entrepreneurs and women and an example of the resilience and determination it takes to succeed.

🥅 How to embrace cultural identities while achieving your goals

✊🏽 Learn how a society that often marginalizes and discriminates against minority groups and how to be a role model who is proud of your identity and willing to share your experiences and perspectives.

👩🏽‍🤝‍👩🏻 Deeper understanding and appreciation of the unique experiences and perspectives of minority entrepreneurs and women.

🎨 Support minority artists and business owners by following them on social media, purchasing their work, and donating to their charities.

Marina's story is a testament to her hard work, talent, and dedication as a minority entrepreneur. It is not easy to start and run a business, especially as a woman and a member of a minority group. Marina has faced many challenges and obstacles but has not let them hold her back. Instead, she has used them to motivate her to succeed and positively impact her community.

Marina's business is not only a source of pride and accomplishment for herself but also a way for her to give back to her community and inspire others. By starting her own business, Marina has been able to create opportunities for herself and others and contribute to the diversity and richness of her community. She is a role model for other minority entrepreneurs and women and a shining example of the resilience and determination it takes to succeed in today's world.

Her story is an inspiration to us all. It reminds us that we can overcome our challenges and achieve our goals no matter our obstacles. It also reminds us of the importance of celebrating and embracing our cultural identities and the positive impact it can have on ourselves and our communities.

In a society that often marginalizes and discriminates against minority groups, it is important to have role models like Marina who are proud of their identities and willing to share their experiences and perspectives. By listening to this episode and learning about Marina's story, we can gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the unique experiences and perspectives of minority entrepreneurs and women. We can also be inspired by Marina's resilience, determination, and motivation to follow our dreams and positively impact our communities.

 

So, if you are looking for some inspiration and guidance on starting your own business or pursuing your passions, be sure to listen to this episode of The Tragedy Academy and learn from the wisdom and experiences of Marina Hernandez.

 

If you were inspired by Marina's story and want to support her as a business owner and artist, follow her on social media and check out her photography. You can also show your support by purchasing her work and donating to her charity, which helps to provide resources and support for marginalized communities through the arts. By supporting Marina and other minority artists and business owners, we can help to create a more inclusive and supportive society for all.

 

 

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Marina Hernandez

Chicana CEO/Photographer/ MUA/ Influencer

I am from the EastSide of Las Vegas with a big heart and even bigger dreams. The EastSide is also known as little mexico where the Las Vegas strips working class is barely making it while billions of people fly in spending big money. I wanted to create the chicana dream while staying true to myself and my community. My father and I built my photography studio from the ground up we forever have a piece of us in our little barrio. I have over 6 million views on TikTok and now have clients from all over the world who support me. I’ve opened 2 locations and a run non profit community Art center for the youth in the mall I grew up in. I never had a role mode growing up because there wasn’t girls who looked like me. I am now that role model for the first gens, chicanxs, victims of abuse, people who suffer from mental health, and other artists!