Madison Magazine published this Author Q&A in the March 2023 edition. Sara Alvarado is probably best known for her real estate business, and more recently as the co-founder of non-profit OWN IT: Building Black Wealth. But she’s also a writer who dreamed of publishing a book since her early 20s. “I always loved writing, but from 2002-12 I was […]
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IT’S HERE! My first memoir, Dreaming In Spanish: An Unexpected Love Story in Puerto Vallarta, has officially launched and is now available online and at bookstores. YAY! What is DREAMING IN SPANISH? This is the story I’ve wanted to tell for many years. My dear friend, Tanya Geisler , says it best, “THIS is a love […]
Since June of 2020, a diverse team of Madison-area professionals in the real estate, banking, and finance industries have been working to bring an innovative, groundbreaking idea to life. It has been an intense two plus years and we are excited to share the progress. OWN IT: Building Black Wealth is a private sector initiative […]
Birthdays and grief are a thing. I’m just learning this. I knew it, intellectually, but I felt it like a fresh cut for the first time this last birthday. First let me back up. Two weeks ago, my mom wasn’t well and I was called to take her to urgent care. We’re in a pandemic […]
I’m so excited to finally have this work alive and available in the world. Here is the link to access the free pdf download. Whatever your path here, I hope you are curious and asking: What can I be doing differently? As a Real Estate Professional/Lender, how can I explore and challenge the ways racism […]
Oh, how I have struggled with being both/and. You can’t be sexy and smart. You can’t be goofy and smart. You have to be serious to be seen as smart. You have to tame your sensuality to be perceived as smart. When I was in middle and high school I was told I was pretty […]