Natalie Morales radiates success on the April cover of Siempre Mujer magazine.
Morales has continues to make strides in the journalism community. As the first Latina to anchor the Today Show, Morales is focused on breaking barriers and ending stereotypes.
“I want to put an end to stereotypes and show you that you can accomplish anything you dream. If I can, you can,” she says.
Read on to discover how Morales juggles motherhood, career and her personal life.
On dealing with adversity:
“When someone says the word ‘no,’ I hear ‘yes.’”
On her ambiguously ethnic looks:
“Many people question my roots or tell me: ‘You don’t look Hispanic.’ I always answer those people by saying: ‘And what is a Latina supposed to look like?’”
On what of her heritage she carries with her:
“We Latinos have all had to fight in life, and we also have to do more to prove ourselves to others. That’s why we are more creative and daring.”
On the importance of her upbringing:
“The values my family instilled in me are what helped me along the way: things like love and respect for what I do, and a work ethic.”
On her love for journalism:
“I remember the day I fell in love with my profession. I didn’t even know what journalism was, but I knew I wanted to be like those reporters.”
On bedtime rituals with her family (despite her 3AM wake-up call):
“I read the Bible to my children and we have movie nights as a family, and Joe and I share the household chores.”
On the importance of staying active:
“Exercise calms me, gives me energy and helps me be a better mom.”
This issue of Siempre Mujer hits newsstands on April 10.
Source- Molly B. for The Rosen Group