Linda Nieves-Powell

Linda Nieves-Powell is the writer/director/producer of the off-Broadway hit Yo Soy Latina! as well as The New Soul Latina Show and Jose Can Speak. She was named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine, and one of the 2002 Top 100 Latinas by El Diario. She lives in Staten Island, New York, with her husband and son.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you don't believe in it, no one else will!

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, Humility and Ambition

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd be a mountain in Puerto Rico overlooking the house that my grandmother lived in a month before she passed on..

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. The word achievement suggests finality. My greatest achievement will be discovered after my last breath.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Mess

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