America Ferrera and Gina Rodriguez host 'fierce Latinas' at star-studded 'power lunch'

Latinas who lunch! Eiza Gonzalez, Gina Rodriguez, America Ferrera and a number of other Latina actresses and entertainers got together for an inspirational lunch on Sunday, October 15. The event, which was hosted by the Super Store and Jane the Virgin stars, was held to celebrate strong Latina women in the entertainment industry.

A number of Latina stars got together for the "Fiercely Latina" brunch celebrating empowering women in the entertainment industry Photo: Instagram/@yaritafrita

Eiza, 27, took to her Instagram after the event to reflect on the day. Attached to a group photo with her fellow Latinas, she penned: "Im proud to be a Latina. Being a woman ain't easy but together we are always stronger. Hello to every industry. There's more than one seat in the table. Come sit with us. Be a mentor. (and we are missing a ton of our girls making moves here!) how about we STOP attacking each other women!! It's better when we unite 💕💕 ," adding, "#fierclyLATINA 💕💕#50shadesofBrown#OportunityCreatesOportunities. #womenwhoinspireotherwomen."



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Eva Longoria also attended the star-studded event. The Desperate Housewives alum took to her Instagram to share the same photo as Eiza, while echoing the young star’s message. Eva wrote: "Sunday Funday with these fierce Latinas! Thank you to @americaferrera and @hereisgina for putting this together today! I love each and everyone one of these women and will support them in any way that I can! #United #Unidos #Latinas #LatinaBrunch."

The inspirational lunch was hosted by Gina Rodriguez and America Ferrera Photo: Instagram/@hereisgina

The engagement's hosts, Gina and America, celebrated their inspiring event with posts on their respective accounts. America captioned a photo from the lunch, "Latinas Who Lunch. Giving me life. #FiercelyLatina," while Gina simply wrote: "Fiercely Latina. #LatinaPower🙌🏽🙏🏼.." Other notable lunch attendees included Rosario Dawson, Andrea Navedo, Justina Machado, Melissa Fumero and Jaina Lee Ortiz.

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