With the rise of latinos throughout the world, especially in the U.S. as they head toward becoming a majority in the future, brown power can no longer be denied. But it’s not just men who are leading the charge, latino women are not taking a back seat to anyone, showcasing their ‘awesomeness’ in ways that no one can ignore. So sit back, relax and enjoy this list of women who are shaking up the mainstream.
At 66, Rousseff is the current president of Brazil, overseeing a two trillion dollar economy that is top ten in the world. As the first-ever woman president of her vast country, she has managed to navigate her way through a host of issues, including civil protests before, during and after 2014’s World Cup tournament, and is trying to restore a frayed relationship with the U.S. over a spying scandal.