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467-Maria Twena, Author Behind Children's Books and TV Series MariVi, The Master Navigator

Maria Twena on The Latina Mom Legacy Podcast

Who is MariVi, The Master Navigator and why should she matter to Latinos?  What message is this book and TV series character sending 1st and 2nd generations? In this episode, Latina mom, children’s book author and series creator, Maria Twena helps answer those questions.

Join us as we learn about the inspiration behind MariVi and how she’s inspiring immigrant children and adults across the US.  Discover how retro culturation presents itself in our lives and how it can empower you to create change. Plus, we learn about the new bilingual streaming service Nuestra Tv and her favorite Cuban dish that she’s already passed down. Yo, a Latina mom, bilingual parenting educator, and now author, Janny Perez te invito as we take a closer look. ¡Así que no te lo pierdas!


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What you’ll learn from this episode

  • Learn about the inspiration behind MariVI books and series.
  • Discover how retroculturation presents itself in our lives and how it can empower you to create change.
  • Learn about the bilingual streaming service Nuestra.TV

About Maria Twena

Maria Twena

  • MariVi The Master Navigator Creator
  • Maria holds a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Mass Communications.
  • She is an award-winning bicultural marketing pioneer.
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Additional Resources

Get more info on MariVi Books 



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