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Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Latina leaders: Breaking the glass ceiling with a golf ball

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Nine years ago, Azucena Maldonado — who was born in Mexico and grew up in Los Angeles in a family very distant from the world of golf — dated an avid golfer who wasted no time in taking her to the luscious green course right away. Although the relationship has ended, she

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Chiles en Nogada: The Dish of a Revolution

By Brenda Storch, La Vitamina T If you have the good fortune to be in Mexico late in the fall, you will likely find chiles en nogada appear on many menus. Literally “peppers in walnut sauce”, this seasonal delicacy...

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

¡Bien Hecho! First Latina to be nominated to head National Science Foundation

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino President Barack Obama announced he intends to nominate Dr. France Anne Cordova as director of the National Science Foundation on Thursday. If confirmed, she will be the first Latina to head the agency. “As the first Latina nominated...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Against Stereotypes! Rita Moreno

From the textmex obsessed imagination of William A. Nericcio via MAKERS… thanks to Mark Dery for the tip. Click on the image to read the story. William Anthony Nericcio, aka “Memo,” is the Director of San Diego State...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Obama Picks Former Campaign Official Katherine Archuleta as OPM Director

By Jordan Fabian, ABC News/Univision President Obama will nominate former campaign official Katherine Archuleta as director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on Thursday, according to a White House official. Archuleta served as national political director...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Latinas Build Confidence Through Photography in LA

By Nadine Natour, NBCLatino This is the second installment of Latinas empowering other Latinas to succeed in honor of Women’s History Month.  For ten high school girls enrolled in the photography program Las Fotos Project, the summer of...

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Judge in Philly Police Abuse Case is Married to Cop

By Latino Rebels A report out of Philadelphia revealed today that Judge Patrick Dugan, who believed a viral video showing former city police lieutenant Jonathan Josey punching Aida Guzmán last fall after the city’s Puerto Rican Parade was...

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

1,008 Latinas in the United States turn 15 Each Day

By Jody Brannon, Latinovations The desire to connect with America’s growing Hispanic and Latino audiences has marketing firms parsing data, looking to help clients make sense of shifting demographics. With the growth in immigration and U.S.-born Hispanics and...

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Sonia Sotomayor: ‘Dance Salsa Daily To Improve Your Health’

By Roque Planas, Huffington Post LatinoVoices NEW YORK – Looking to get in shape without going to the gym? Sonia Sotomayor’s got an idea for you. The first Latina Supreme Court Justice recommended dancing salsa daily as...

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Opinion: Really, Yale Appoints First Tenured Latina faculty Member?

By Angelo Falcon, NBC Latino “There are times when you hear what at first sounds like good news, and then you think about it and wonder if, in fact, it is.” Click on picture to read story....

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Bien Hecho: Rodríguez 1st Latina Tenured Yale law Professor

By Aleksandra Gjorgievska, Yale Daily News Click on picture to read story.

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Sotomayor to be 1st Latina to swear in a president or VP

By Richard Dunham, Houston Chronicle Click on picture to read story.

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

U.S. Latino Pregnancies Fall, Choice is Smaller Families

By Susan Saulny, New York Times Click on picture to read story.

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Hilda Solis Calls on Latinas to Break the Glass Ceiling

By Raisa Camargo, Voxxi The recipe for success isn’t so much about emulating a dog-eat-dog mentality, but rather it’s building a base of networks or what Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis called “hermandad.” Solis explained to a...

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