STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—skills have become increasingly valuable, and careers in STEM are among the fastest-growing and highest-paying. Yet Latinas only account for 3 percent of the industry. Meet two young professionals who are making their mark in their STEM careers, leading the way for other Latinas to enter into these much-needed, highly paid fields. Continue reading Young Professionals are Shaking Things Up in STEM
Farmworker’s days are long, their work is tedious and sometimes weather conditions turn the job into a dangerous one. Continue reading Kern County native creates app meant to protect farmworkers from heat-related illness
Twitter met or surpassed many of the diversity and inclusion goals it set for itself for 2017, the company announced today. Twitter is now 38.4 percent female, compared to 37 percent in 2016. Continue reading Twitter is now specifically focusing on increasing black, Latinx and female representation
By Carol Zabin and Robert Collier
As California policymakers speed up the state’s switch to renewable energy, a key question is this: Do the much-touted new green jobs actually go to a diverse cross-section of the state’s workforce, or are disadvantaged communities left out?
By Catalina Gonella
While hiking the hills of Kenya and coming across “amazing spiders” and other creatures, Stephen Baca rediscovered his childhood love for bugs. Sitting around a campfire later one night, he decided to concentrate his studies on just that.
Continue reading This Scientist Made a Major Discovery By ‘Playing’ With Bugs
The concept of environmental sustainability isn’t new. With the risk of sounding like a broken record, sustainability is simply using resources available to our benefit while making sure there will still be enough for the future generations. Being truly sustainable means ensuring development, while also maintaining biological diversity and preserving the balance of the ecosystem by moving toward using renewable sources of energy in all walks of life. Continue reading Move Toward Environmental Sustainability with These 10 Inventions
Nike has big plans for celebrating Latino Heritage Month this year. For more than a decade, Nike has celebrated cultural moments with limited footwear projects that include Black History Month, Chinese New Year, West Indies Day, and Puerto Rico Day to name a few.
The new Waleteros app is now available, allowing users to have access to financial services wherever they are. Unlike other applications on the market, Waleteros simplifies all tasks starting with the registration process. Getting a prepaid card has never been so easy! Simply take a picture of your country’s ID and snap a selfie. In a few minutes and for no fee, a ready-to-use virtual prepaid Visa card will be available right from your phone (while one waits for the physical Visa card to arrive within 10 days).
Continue reading Waleteros Is Introducing A New Mobile App, A Virtual Prepaid Card, And Ultra-Modern Customer Service Allowing For A Personalized Connection To Latin America Relatives
An underdog city in Central California has been slowly transforming its image, and its love for the arts has been a big part of its makeover. Continue reading These Latino Artists and Entrepreneurs Are Transforming Fresno, California