The first Latina elected to Congress, Republican Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, has announced that she will be retiring after more than three decades in elected office — potentially paving the way for Democrats to take her congressional seat in 2018. Continue reading Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, First Latina Woman Elected to Congress, Announces Retirement
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Learn and grow with CVS Health and the Center for Workforce & Professional Development at the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies. Continue reading CVS Health Presents: Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers
When next fall rolls around, José Alberto Aceves Salvador will begin his undergraduate career. But whether that’s as a student at Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Yale, MIT, UC Berkeley, UCLA, or any of the other 11 schools that accepted him remains unknown. José – the son of two Mexican immigrants – will graduate as the valedictorian of his class at New Open World Academy in Los Angeles. He also has a pretty impressive résumé. Even then, he felt surprised that so many schools accepted him. “When I applied to all these universities, I felt overwhelmed,” he told La Opinión. “I thought I didn’t stand a chance, and that they wouldn’t accept me.” Continue reading This 17-Year-Old Mexican-American Student Was Accepted to 18 Prestigious Universities
Gerardo Ramirez remembers his first day of college as one filled with conflicting emotions. He was eager and excited to be starting his freshman year at California State University, Northridge, but at the same time, he was apprehensive and anxious, and feeling a lot of pressure. Continue reading UCLA faculty who were first in their families to go to college mentor next generation
MassMutual’s Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are an integral part of the company’s Diversity & Inclusion strategy.
The Pacific Southwest MSDC, as an affiliate of the National MSDC, grows Minority Business Enterprises by providing certification, promotion, information and resources that directly contribute to business growth. Continue reading Save the Date for Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council Business Conference & Opportunity Fair!
The 2017 SACNAS is brought to you by Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). For over 40 years SACNAS has been the leading multicultural and multidisciplinary STEM diversity organization in the country. Since its inception, our SACNAS family has grown from the number of people who can fit in to an elevator to over 25,000 SACNISTAs (members, partners, and friends). Continue reading Registration for SACNAS is now open!
El Poder En Ti Initiative Partners with Autism Speaks and Best Buddies International to support Autism Awareness; Telemundo’s Sofia Lachapelle kicked off launch at the United Nations Headquarters’ World Autism Awareness Day Continue reading NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Launches Autism Platform Under The El Poder En Ti ‘Tu Salud’ Initiative
Last Saturday, Baobab Studios celebrated the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of its animated virtual reality series Rainbow Crow. Special guests at the party included executive producer and voice of the title character, John Legend, as well as the narrator of the series, Kiowa-Caddo tribal elder, Randy Edmonds, an 82-year-old lifelong crusader for Native American rights and founder of the National Urban Indian Council. Continue reading Diego Luna Voices a Moth With a Mexican Accent in John Legend’s New Animated Virtual Reality Series