As part of an international campaign, the Mexican actress has been chosen to spread a message of inclusion and female empowerment
September 22, 2020 Share on FacebookShare Share on TwitterTweet Share on WhatsAppShareYalitza Aparicio has been chosen to be the Mexican spokesperson for the prestigious brand Dior in its female empowerment campaign (Video: Dior)
The actress Yalitza Aparicio recently received a new international invitation like the ones she has been used to lately , because after having participated successfully a few years ago in the film Roma and serving as a spokesperson for different causes, more and more people turn to see her for acknowledge their work and speech.
The teacher by profession joined the new initiative of the French firm Dior to send a message of empowerment to women , and through the Dior Stands With Woman campaign, the emblematic luxury firm brought together different women from various fields who with their labor are contributing to a change in the way the world thinks.
Thanks to the fact that since her rise to fame the Oaxacan actress has represented social causes such as ethnic inclusion, sexual diversity and the visibility of indigenous peoples , her speech has resonated even the ears of the directors of the iconic brand, which invited to star in this worldwide campaign alongside important personalities such as Charlize Theron and Cara Delevigne , as well as various scientists, dancers and other artists who have spread a message of unity to change society towards greater diversity and equality.
Thanks to her work on behalf of various social causes, the actress has earned a place beyond the performing arts (Photo: Instagram @yalitzaapariciomtz)
Through an emotional video broadcast on the firm's social networks, “Yali”, as her fans and friends call her affectionately, shared what it means for her to be the spokesperson for her community and highlighted the role she has played lately dates as Unesco Ambassador for Indigenous Communities.
For Yalitza, it is a question of “sending the message to the rest of the communities that we do not have to deny our origins, we do not have to deny who we are to be accepted in society because simply society must also adapt to this diversity that we have ” , according to a text shared by the young woman on her Instagram account.
“For me, being a woman means being strong, always keeping your head up, because whatever they tell you, you must be sure of what you are capable of, and it also means resistance to everything you have to face”, expresses Aparicio at the beginning of the campaign emblem video.
Since her rise to fame, Yalitza has been featured in various fashion publications. Here on the cover of Marie Claire with Macarena Achaga and Tessa Ía (Photo: Instagram @marieclaire_la)
Although since his stellar participation in the film by Alfonso Cuarón, where he gave life to “Cleo”, a very important person for the filmmaker who told a semi-biographical story, he has not ventured into the performing arts or the film industry again , Yalitza it has been kept in the public eye due to other issues.
The young woman from Tlaxiaco has dedicated herself to fostering reflection among society by championing causes such as racism, classism and the representation of native peoples and other identities in the media and in the public sphere.
In addition, Yalitza has been the protagonist of various photographic studios to adorn the pages and covers of various magazines specialized in high fashion and trends , thus managing to position before the public a beauty that has rarely been shown in this type of publications, where women predominate. models with a racial phenotype closer to the Anglo-Saxon.
Her participation in the film Roma earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress (Photo: AFP)
In the middle of this year, Yalitza was invited by the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts to be part of the committee that is responsible each year for defining the shortlists to be awarded at the Oscar ceremony.
In addition, a few months ago she was invited by the American newspaper The New York Times to write a column with social overtones, derived from her participation in Cuarón's film. The publication was titled “In Mexico, Rome lit the fire for the rights of the worker” and was published in English in the important media outlet.