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Dear First Gens,

Welcome to The First Gen Madrina Blog! We are excited to have you are here with us!

First of all…. welcome to 2024! As we say goodbye to 2023, it is important for us to pause and reflect.  Ultimately, this will help us set intentions for the new year!

In the first episode of 2024 for The First Gen Madrina Podcast, your host Sara Diaz, The First Gen Madrina, shares her inspiring journey, and the mission behind her transformative podcast and business. On the podcast, Sara unveils the theme for the month of January (New Beginnings) and discusses her plans to provide coaching opportunities for first-generation individuals navigating a lifetime of firsts!

Sara, The First Gen Madrina

In this episode, you will discover how Sara a licensed clinical social worker, aims to empower the community through accessible resources and unwavering support. As Sara discusses the challenges faced by first gens in The First Gen Madrina Podcast, she opens up about her own pivotal moments of self-discovery, transforming setbacks into stepping stones.

Through her experience working in the mental health sector, non-profits, and higher education, Sara aspires to provide first gens with holistic support that will propel them to live life to their full potential. On the show, Sara acknowledges that being first gen means a lifetime of firsts! Overall, get ready for a year of transformation and success as she introduces the tools and networks needed to break through barriers and achieve your fullest potential.

The First Gen Madrina 1st blog post

In this episode, Sara gets into the mission and vision for her business, The First Gen Madrina Podcast. Here is the breakdown!

TFGM Mission:

With a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by first-generation individuals, we strive to provide accessible resources, unwavering support, and comprehensive guidance to empower our clients as they navigate through uncharted territories. Our mission is to be the dependable godmother figure, fostering resilience and cultivating a sense of belonging, ensuring that no first-generation individual feels alone on their journey towards success and fulfillment.

TFGM Vision:

We envision a world where every first-generation individual is equipped with the tools, networks, and knowledge necessary to break through barriers and achieve their fullest potential. Our vision is to contribute to a paradigm shift where the first-generation community is celebrated for their unique perspectives and contributions, propelling them towards a future of success and empowerment.

The First Gen Madrina

If you are a University, College, Company or Organization, The First Gen Madrina offers workshops on a variety of topics, custom built mentorship programs as well as customized services tailored to the needs of the client.

If you are a first-gen individual, join Sara, The First Gen Madrina, for individual coaching and/or group coaching. For first gens, the journey can often feel lonely but that does not mean that you are alone! Check out for more information! Check out for all podcast episodes!

The First Gen Madrina is here to guide you through 2024 and beyond.

Please send an email to Sara at for more information!

Remember to rate, review, and subscribe to The First Gen Madrina Podcast to stay connected. Also, follow on instagram and LinkedIn @thefirstgenmadrina and Sara Diaz, LCSW. Sara acknowledges that the term first gen can be fluid so The First Gen Madrina is committed to supporting all first gens! This isn’t just about breaking barriers—it’s about providing unwavering support that propels individuals to embrace life’s challenges and triumphs.

Stay tuned for a busy 2024 filled with amazing first-gen guests for the podcast, endless topics related to the first-gen experience and transformational coaching! Sara is your go to Madrina for all things first gen!

¡Hasta pronto!