CODeLLA Aims to Teach Latina Girls Another Vital Language: Coding

Multilingual people have better opportunities in the workforce, giving Latino children who are fluent in Spanish as well as English a leg up as they compete for future employment. But the language of dashes, brackets and equal signs — in other words, coding —is one of the best weapons in a young person’s educational arsenal. Continue reading CODeLLA Aims to Teach Latina Girls Another Vital Language: Coding

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Latina Conferences: #WeAllGrow 2017 Unites Latina Entrepreneurs

Latinas are rapidly occupying a growing space in the digital world. They are entrepreneurs, content creators, bloggers, photographers, YouTubers, influencers. For the third year in a row, #WeAllGrow Summit, held in Long Beach, California, early this month gathered over 400 women who sought to either learn, teach, empower or simply connect with one another. Continue reading Latina Conferences: #WeAllGrow 2017 Unites Latina Entrepreneurs

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Meet Five Latinos Making a Mark in College Basketball

For many years, Latinos were few and far between in basketball. That began to change at the NBA level in the early 2000’s, and it didn’t take long for college basketball to follow suit. Today, Hispanic’s have fully entrenched themselves on the college hardwood, especially at the Division-I level. And now that it’s tournament time on the college schedule, here are the Latino players who have been making headlines this season. Continue reading Meet Five Latinos Making a Mark in College Basketball

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Where are California’s Latino doctors? New programs try to grow next generation

When Daisy Manzo was a little girl, she mastered the art of faking colds and stomachaches so she could be taken to the local clinic and see doctors at work. There, she ogled the medical professionals bringing comfort to the ill and injured, while dreaming of the day she’d wear a white coat of her own. Continue reading Where are California’s Latino doctors? New programs try to grow next generation

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