Kassandra Garcia, the Latina fighting for representation in the NFL

By Natalia Puertas Cavero, Aldia News

Kassandra Garcia is a first-generation Mexican-American who is making history in a male-dominated world. At just 27 years old, Garcia is the highest-ranking Latina in the NFL as a football management analyst for the Los Angeles Rams. She joins Natalia Dorantes, who was named the NFL’s first female chief of staff earlier this year. Continue reading Kassandra Garcia, the Latina fighting for representation in the NFL

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Gina Rodriguez Sets Film Directorial Debut With Sports Drama Inspired by Boxer Ryan Garcia

By Rebecca Rubin, Variety

Gina Rodriguez is teaming up with professional boxer Ryan Garcia to develop a sports drama about the athlete’s experiences as a Mexican American lightweight champion. Rodriguez, best known for The CW’s take on a telenovela “Jane the Virgin,” is directing, co-starring and producing the film. Continue reading Gina Rodriguez Sets Film Directorial Debut With Sports Drama Inspired by Boxer Ryan Garcia

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Washington Football Team hires NFL’s first Latina chief of staff

 Darren Haynes

The Washington Football Team is continuing its push for diversity and inclusion in all branches of the team, under the leadership of head coach Ron Rivera. The team announced Wednesday that it hired Natalia Dorantes as its new coordinator of football operations, making her the NFL’s first Latina chief of staff.

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