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Money Madrinas: 12 Latinas Who Invest in Other Women

Everyone wants to be a #boss these days, and Latinas are killing the entrepreneur game, starting businesses at six times the rate as non-Latinas. But before you quit your day job, it’s important to know that being a fab founder ain’t for the faint of heart—getting the money to launch and grow your business is both paramount and challenging. In ...
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From Forbes: From Teen Mom To 3 MIT Degrees: This Latina Shares Her Secrets To Making The Most Of Your Career

Vivian Nunez, Forbes, Nov 17, 2016 Noramay Cadena is a #bosslady in all aspects of her life. As the daughter of immigrants, she understood the intricacies of growing up in a Latino family, the responsibility that it entails and the opportunity that living in the United States affords her. As a teen mom, she understood that the example she set ...
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From The Washington Post: A ‘Silver Lining’ on Election Night – First Latina Elected to U.S. Senate

Samantha Schmidt, The Washington Post, Nov 9, 2016 In the midst of disappointment for some Latinos nationwide on election night, some found a silver lining: For the first time, a Latina was elected to serve in the U.S. Senate. With the backing of outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.), former Nevada attorney general Catherine Cortez Masto won a Senate ...
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From The New Yorker: Ana Navarro’s One-Woman Revolt Against Donald Trump

Photo by Matt Roth Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker, Oct 19. 2016 The pundit and Republican strategist Ana Navarro has called Donald Trump a “vile bigot,” “flat-out racist,” “jerk,” “swamp thing,” and “crazy orange man with an unidentifiable furry object on his head ranting into the wind.” She makes her living coining tag lines, but she cemented her reputation by ...
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From The Miami Herald: Latina Voices are Reshaping Florida — and the Nation

Suzanna Valdez, The Miami Herald – Nov 2, 2016 The unstoppable growth of the U.S. Hispanic population is well documented. Hispanics are the nation’s largest ethnic group, making up 18 percent of the population. More and more, Hispanics are redefining American culture as we embrace both our Latino and American identities. And our influence on the American mainstream will ...
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From Huffington Post: SELF MADE Latina Entrepreneur Nely Galán And The Era Of Women

Mariteres Rodríguez Bellas, Huffington Post – August 15, 2006 Nely Galán is probably best known for her skillful entrepreneurial talent and for her quest to empower women, especially Latinas. As the founder of the Adelante Movement, Galán takes her message nationally as she motivates and inspires Latina women socially, economically and politically. A dynamic and sought-out speaker, Galán is ...
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From Huffington Post: 14 Latinas Who Understand The Strength That Lives Within Every Woman

Tanisha Lover Ramirez, HuffPost Latino Voices – Mar 9, 2016 March is Women’s History Month, and this year we’re celebrating by reflecting on the wise words Latinas have shared about everything from womanhood to activism to representation. Though there are plenty other Latinas from whom we can learn, the following words from these 14 women are a good place to start. Without further ado, ...
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From Slate: The Women Take Over

Dahlia Lithwick, slate.com – Mar 2, 2016 The oral arguments for the Texas abortion case, the three female justices upend the Supreme Court’s balance of power. When the Supreme Court last heard oral arguments in a landmark abortion case, it was April 1992, the case was Planned Parenthood v Casey, and Sandra Day O’Connor was the lone female justice. Twenty-four years later, there are ...
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From The Latin Post: Meet Soledad O’Brien and the Story Behind Her ‘I am Latino in America’ Tour

Staff Writer, latinpost.com – Feb 23, 2016 Soledad O’Brien has been making waves for being the host of the “I am Latino in America” tour. Here are some interesting facts on one of the top journalists in the world and how she started the tour. How the Tour Started The first “I am Latino in America” tour happened at Florida International University in Miami ...
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From Remezcla: 22 Year-Old Cuban-American Sabrina Pasterski May Be the Next Albert Einstein

Yara Simon, remezcla.com – Jan 21, 2016 At just 22 years old, Cuban-American Sabrina González Pasterski has graduated from MIT with a perfect GPA, received an open job offer from aerospace developer/Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, and been featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list. Sabrina – who is currently a doctorate student at Harvard studying theoretical high energy physics – could coast ...
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