Narrators include Gloria Estefan, Carla Souza, Elijah Calderon, Natalia Reyes, Lila Downs and more.
The first season premieres on September 15 ninasrebeldespodcast.com
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rebel Girls, the award-winning global girl empowerment brand, has partnered with audio content producer Adonde Media to launch Bedtime stories for rebel girls, the Spanish adaptation of his famous podcast in English. The series, produced and distributed by Adonde Media, tells exciting stories of extraordinary women who have dared to break the mold around the world and throughout history.
In its first season, the podcast features ten iconic Latin American voices. Listeners will hear from:
Outstanding singer, producer and songwriter Gloria Estefan tells the story and legacy of Celia Cruzthe queen of salsa.
- Elijah Calderon, the first Afro-Latina news anchor on a major Spanish-speaking network in the United States will lend her voice to narrate the life of the world’s media leader, Oprah Winfrey.
Activist and advocate for immigration rights Lorella Praelli will tell the story of the American vice president kamala harris and his fascinating journey to the White House.
- Eglantine Zing, the revolutionary model, television presenter and activist will tell the story of Lady Gagahis career in the music industry and his outstanding work supporting young people’s mental health.
Actress, producer and environmentalist Natalie Reyes will transport us to Tanzania to tell us the story of Jane Goodallthe most famous primatologist in the world.
- Isidora Guzman, one of Chile’s youngest disability inclusion advocates, will take audiences to Pakistan to tell the story of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburgthe inspirational US Supreme Court justice who fought tirelessly for women’s rights will be narrated by a CEO and businesswoman Anna Tsvetya, an influential business woman who works to help Latinos in the United States.
- Valeria Edelstein, scientist, educator and science popularizer will lend his voice to tell the surprising story of the actress and inventor, Hedy Lamarr.
The story of the favorite artist Frida Kahlo will be narrated by the inspirational Mexican singer, songwriter and activist, Lila Downs.
The former gymnast and now Hollywood superstar, the Mexican actress Carla Souza, tells the story of Naomi Osakathe world famous tennis player who is fighting to normalize the discussion about depression and mental health.
When asked about the significance of expanding Rebel Girls’ mission to a Spanish-language podcast, Carla Souza said: “I think it’s important to see each other on screen, in books or in stories, and that women support each other, that we find strength in sisterhood to face the challenges along the way.”
“From the beginning at Adonde Media, our mission has been to open up the space so more people can listen to impactful stories on audio,” says Martina Castro, CEO of Adonde Media and executive producer of the podcast. “Now Spanish-speaking boys and girls will be able to hear these inspiring stories of female pioneers throughout history. Plus, young Spanish learners will have more tools to improve their listening comprehension and cultural knowledge in a new language, all for free.
“With 2 million copies of Bedtime stories for rebel girls marketed in Spanish, we are pleased to partner with Adonde Media to offer our podcast episodes in Spanish as well. It’s exciting to see women like Gloria Estefan and Lorella Praelli, whose inspiring stories we’ve told before, now lend their voices to these new releases,” said Jess Wolff, CEO of Rebel Girls.
All episodes of the season will be open and available on Spotify, Apple and other podcast platforms.
About Rebel Girls
Rebel Girls is a global, multi-platform empowerment brand dedicated to empowering a more inspired and confident generation of girls through content, experiences, products and community. Rebel Girls originally achieved international recognition with the children’s book, “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,” where they expanded on the real-life stories of extraordinary women who have shined in history and the world. With a growing community of 20 million Rebel Girls present in more than 100 countries, the brand engages with Generation Alpha through its book series, app, events and products. To date, Rebel Girls has sold more than 8 million books in 49 languages and reached 18 million digital audio listeners. The list of accolades for Rebel Girls includes: The New York Times Bestseller List, the 2022 Apple Design Award for Social Impact, multiple Webby Awards in the Family, Kids & Education categories, a Common Sense Media Choice, and an iHeart Media Podcast nomination, among many others . You can find more information at rebelgirls.com.
About Where Media
Adonde Media is a multilingual podcast production company with a global vision working to elevate the power of the human voice. It specializes in creating sound-rich narratives and seeks to collaborate with organizations that want to explore the full potential of audio and sound language. The most famous podcasts from Adonde include: “Duolingo Spanish”, “TED en Español”, “El Verdadero Robo del Siglo”, “Emprendedores con Luis Von Ahn”, “Canción Exploder”, “The Vivo Songbook” and “Después de Ayotzinapa ‘, among others, reaching number one on Apple Podcasts and Spotify with several of his productions. To learn more about Adonde Media, go to adondemedia.com.
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