Isabel Rafferty Zavala, founder, and CEO of Canela Media

Canela Media celebrates International Women’s History Month
24 de febrero de 2023

Canela Media will be celebrating International Women’s History Month this March with special programming across all its verticals, including Canela.TV, Canela Kids, Canela Music and Canela Deportes. Presented by Target, the celebratory programming will be supported by curated content meant to highlight Latina trailblazers for their work that continues to add value to our communities.

“We celebrate women all year long at Canela Media, but International Women’s History Month gives us a moment to pause and highlight many of our Latina trailblazers and future leaders across our content verticals: entertainment, music, kids, and sports. “I’m especially proud of our Canela Originals featuring stars like Kate del Castillo and Roselyn Sánchez and our animated series SúperEllas aimed at inspiring future Latina leaders premiering on March 8th on our newly launched Canela Kids app” commented Isabel Rafferty Zavala, founder, and CEO of Canela Media.

Canela.TV will feature episodes from their extensive content library that highlight Women Trailblazers (Mujeres Poderosas) including those from the Canela Original docu-series Mi Vida. This collection will also feature episodes from the Canela Original unscripted series Secretos de Villanas, as well as Chavela, Evita Vive, and María Montez, among many others. Canela.TV will also feature female-led content in two separate collections: Protagonistas de Novelas and Mujeres de Películas (Women in Film).

Beginning on March 3, ¡Ponle Canela! and Canela News will premiere four separate interviews saluting notable women in entertainment and inspiring female difference makers, respectively. Some of the participants who will be featured include, Mexican singer and actress Alejandra Ávalos, the ‘Reina Grupera’ Ana Bárbara, Mexican classical ballet dancer Elisa Carrillo, and the first Mexican-born Woman in Space Kat Echazarreta.

Canela Kids will also be joining in on the celebration of International Women’s History Month with its Chicas Al Poder Collection, which includes the new educational series SúperEllas, meant to engage and inspire children through colorful chronicles that explore the lives of Latinas who have inspired generations, such as Frida Kahlo, Celia Cruz, Rita Moreno, Selena Quintanilla, Ellen Ochoa, Isabel Allende, and Lorena Ochoa. The animated series will premiere exclusively on Canela Kids, on March 8.

Canela Deportes will offer a Women in Sports special that will include interviews with Mexican soccer league players, such as Janelly Farías, Renaé Cuéllar, and Yaneisy Rodríguez. Finally, Canela Music will highlight top female artists celebrating women in the music industry, with a spotlight on the original series El Couch de Emma and El Top 10 featuring Queens Among Queens. Also, curated song playlists like Puras Reinas, among others.