Despite the fact that Hispanic/Latinx individuals make up 17% of total employment across all occupations in the U.S., they continue to be underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers, comprising only 8% of all STEM workers. Continue reading How to Navigate the Workplace as Your Authentic Self: Advice from Latina STEM Leaders
Assemble a collection of cons, including Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Ratcatcher 2, King Shark and everyone’s favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. Then arm them heavily and drop them on a remote, enemy-infused island for a search-and-destroy mission led by Colonel Rick Flag.
If anyone’s laying down bets, the smart money is against them. Continue reading The Suicide Squad
Crisis Text Line, the not-for-profit providing free crisis counseling via text message, will begin offering its service in Spanish on October 15, 2021. The organization is actively recruiting and training volunteers who are bilingual in English and Spanish to help support the underserved population of LatinX experiencing crisis. Continue reading Crisis Text Line to Support Spanish-Speaking Texters Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis
By Associated Press
CHICAGO — A Latina historian devoted to keeping alive the stories of long-dead victims of racial violence along the Texas-Mexico border is among this year’s MacArthur fellows and recipients of “genius grants.” Continue reading Latina historian Monica Muñoz Martinez among MacArthur ‘genius grant’ recipients
By Jade Scipioni, CNBC
For nearly three decades, Sandra Campos has helped build global brands like Diane von Furstenberg, Juicy Couture and Ralph Lauren — but the question she gets most frequently has nothing to do with fashion. Continue reading This first-generation Mexican-American became one of fashion’s top CEOs — while raising three kids as a single mom. Here’s how
When the pandemic hit, small businesses faced an uncertain future, with many business owners scrambling for ways to stay afloat, financially, creatively and strategically. In response, Spectrum Reach doubled down on its commitment to be a champion of local businesses, providing the support and resources to help them thrive. Continue reading Spectrum Reach Lends a Helping Hand to Small Business Owners
By Nicole Acevedo, NBC News
National Latina Equal Pay Day, recognized on Thursday, highlights the fact that for every dollar paid to a non-Hispanic male, Latinas are paid only 57 cents — meaning they have to work at least 21 months, nearly two years, to match a white man’s yearly income. Continue reading Closing the Latina wage gap is the ‘most important business issue,’ advocates say
By Daniela Sirtori-Cortina, Bloomberg
Almost nine years ago, Jessica Torres launched a style blog to help build her resume as an aspiring fashion journalist. Continue reading Latina Entrepreneurs Are Forcing Beauty Giants to Pay Attention
By Jenny Flores, PR News Wire.
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month this year, it’s a good time to recognize the many contributions of Hispanic small business owners. Continue reading 4 Tips to Help Latina Business Owners Achieve Success