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 to head the NSF, Dr. Cordova brings a distinguished record of accomplishment from her work at Los Alamos National

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...

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Texas Voter Purge Leads Latina Secretary of State to Resign

By Tony Castro, Voxxi A scandal over a so-called voter purge leading up to the presidential election has led to the resignation of Texas Secretary of State Esperanza “Hope” Andrade, the first Latina to hold that position....

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

New Media Strategies for Reaching Latino Voters

By Jesse Luna, NewsTaco This election season, voters accessed candidate and proposition information in many more ways than in previous years. We still received the stack of campaign literature in our mailboxes, were exposed to a barrage...

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