Georgia Tech Received CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science

The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT) presented Georgia Tech with the first annual CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science.  The University Award recognizes US institutions that have demonstrated a commitment and shown results for the retention of students from underrepresented groups in undergraduate Computer Science programs over the last five years. The award, sponsored by Microsoft, is focused on the underrepresented groups African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, and People with Disabilities.  Continue reading Georgia Tech Received CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science

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This Is What It’s Like to Be a Latina Writer on NBC’s Workplace Comedy ‘Superstore’

Following a sneak screening of a hilarious episode from the upcoming third season of Superstore, NALIP’s Latino Media Fest hosted a conversation with the two Latina writers on the show, Sierra Ornelas and Vanessa Ramos. Although both of them have extensive resumes working in television – Ramos on multiple Comedy Central Roasts and Bordertown and Sierra on shows like Happy Endings – this is the first show where they have had the opportunity to work alongside another woman of color, or any other person of color for that matter. Continue reading This Is What It’s Like to Be a Latina Writer on NBC’s Workplace Comedy ‘Superstore’

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Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi And Diplo Join The Lineup For iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina: Celebrating Our Heroes

iHeartMedia announced today that Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi and Diplo will join Gente De Zona, Don Omar, CNCO, Reik, Jesse y Joy, Camila Cabello and Pepe Aguilar for the 2017 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina: Celebrating Our Heroes, hosted by Enrique Santos and Telemundo’s Jessica Carrillo on Saturday, November 4 at AmericanAirlines Arena.  Continue reading Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi And Diplo Join The Lineup For iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina: Celebrating Our Heroes

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