MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez On How Latinas Can Break Free From The Likeability Trap

By Raquel Reichard, Yahoo! Finance

Once a year, America acknowledges the egregious pay gap in which Latinas earn just 67 cents for every dollar a non-Latinx white man makes. It’s time we interrogate this fact year-round. The L-Suite examines the diverse ways in which Latinx professionals have built their careers, how they’ve navigated notoriously disruptive roadblocks, and how they’re attempting to dismantle these obstacles for the rest of their communities. Continue reading MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez On How Latinas Can Break Free From The Likeability Trap

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‘Spoiled Latina Day’ stresses the importance of empowerment, self care

By , Houston Chronicle

Yvonne Guidry remembers the first time someone called her a “spoiled Latina.” She was working as the creative director on a music video that wasn’t living up to her standards, and after voicing her dissatisfaction, another crew member derisively said, “You’re a spoiled Latina, aren’t you?” Continue reading ‘Spoiled Latina Day’ stresses the importance of empowerment, self care

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Young Latina Artist From Long Beach Seeks to Empower Women Through Art

By Alejandra Ortiz and Lorena Bourdevaire Casillas, NBC Los Angeles

Nuria Ortiz, a Southern California artist of Mexican descent, is internationally recognized for her large and colorful spray paint murals. With her Latin heart, Ms. Yellow, as she likes to be called, manages to express powerful messages that invite equality and inclusion. Continue reading Young Latina Artist From Long Beach Seeks to Empower Women Through Art

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First Latina in space to deliver keynote at Engineering Virtual Expo 2021

By Oregon State University

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina to journey to space and the former director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will deliver the keynote lecture next month at Engineering Virtual Expo 2021, an event organized by the Oregon State University College of Engineering that showcases undergraduate student design projects. Continue reading First Latina in space to deliver keynote at Engineering Virtual Expo 2021

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Meet Amy Quichiz, the Vegan Latina Reclaiming Veganism for People of Color

By Katie Coss, Hip Latina

Planted within the intersection of veganism, scarce resources, and a college student budget, a self-identified queer Latina would turn an Instagram account for vegan recipes into a global community for vegans of color. Reaching a demographic of vegans unbeknownst to Amy Quichiz in 2017, this Peruvian and Colombian New York City native would create the foundation of a tribe of hundreds of women, trans, and non-binary people of color eating a plant-based diet through Veggie Mijas. Continue reading Meet Amy Quichiz, the Vegan Latina Reclaiming Veganism for People of Color

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How three Latina women let go from 9NEWS are helping change the journalism industry

By , Denver Post

When model student Sonia Gutierrez was informed by her high school counselor in 2009 that college was out of the question because the young Colorado Latina lacked documentation, Gutierrez allowed herself an afternoon to sob, mourning the future she and her parents had worked toward their whole lives. Continue reading How three Latina women let go from 9NEWS are helping change the journalism industry

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J-Lo, H.E.R. and Selena Gomez will headline a streamed concert to support Covid-19 vaccine distribution

By Alaa Elassar, CNN

Pop and rock stars are planning a global broadcast and streaming special to support equal vaccine distribution.

Hosted by Selena Gomez and featuring Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, and H.E.R., the “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” will take place on May 8. Continue reading J-Lo, H.E.R. and Selena Gomez will headline a streamed concert to support Covid-19 vaccine distribution

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