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Rosie Rios - Treasurer of the United States

Rosie Rios - Treasurer of the United States

"What I think Adelante does is really pull together these three concepts of recognition, connection, and inspiration. And, those are my three kinda themes that I always hold dear. I always, always try to think about those three concepts in everything that I do."

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Dr. Yasmin Davidds - Latina Empowerment Specialist

Dr. Yasmin Davidds - Latina Empowerment Specialist

“Usually Latinas feel like they have to give up having a good heart or being a good person to build wealth or move up in an organization because they haven’t seen any different. But if they see good women like Nely, like myself, like other Latinas who have built that wealth and are real and want to give back, then they’ll have the courage to reframe it.“

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10 International Women's Day Events you'd be crazy to miss

10 International Women's Day Events you'd be crazy to miss

cnn.com

London (CNN) - Each year, people all over the world gather together to celebrate International Women's Day. We've trawled through all the global events -- most of which fall at the beginning of March -- to bring you the coolest conferences, gigs, walks and other events that you shouldn't miss. The list is jam-packed with inspiring women from all walks of life -- among them scientists, comics, musicians, coders, activists and actors.

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Rigoberta Menchú - Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Rigoberta Menchú - Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

In 1992, at the age of 23, Rigoberta Menchú won the Nobel Peace Prize for her book, I, Rigoberta Menchú, which is a gripping account of the injustice and hardship she, her family, and peasant villagers suffered during the Guatemalan civil war. She used the $1 million cash prize to set up the Rigoberta Menchú Foundation to aid indigenous people. In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8th, here is a highlight from Nely Galán’s 2013 interview with Rigoberta Menchú where she imparts advice to Latinas in the U.S. Read the English translation.

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Joan Baez

Joan Baez

(United States, 1941– )
Singer Joan Baez, known as “the Queen of Folk Music,” earned eight gold records. A dedicated activist, she received the American Civil Liberties Union’s Earl Warren Award for her work in human rights, among other honors.

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Are You A Power Latina?

Are You A Power Latina?

One of the mantras of The Adelante Movement is that in order to be economically, socially and politically empowered we must support each other. We are family, which means we must buy from each other ; and we must promote each other. The Adelante Movement will promote each one of you. We want you to shine, to be seen, to be bragged about to our children and to appear as experts in mainstream media.

Tell us why you should be the next Adelante Power Latina.

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Nely's Corner

This weekend was inspirational. Alejandro Iñárritu won the Oscar for writing, directing and producing the film Birdman. Let's remember him as the director who made the film "Amores Perros" in Mexico and then came to the U.S. where he made movies like "Babel" and "21 Grams", that always included Latino story lines. This win makes it the second Best Director in a row that is Latino, following last year's win from Alfonso Cuaron for "Gravity".

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