Aug 02, 2015


Risk Factors for Osteoporosis in Latina Women


Risk Factors for Osteoporosis in Latina Women Osteoporosis affects more people than breast, uterine and prostate cancer combined.  That’s 1 in every 2 women and 1 in every 4 men.  Latinos make up part of this statistic. In fact, several studies have highlighted the risk factors for osteoporosis that Latina women face.  Some of these risk factors include: […]

Rosario Dawson and America Ferrera Talk About the Importance of Voting

America and Rosario

Actresses Rosario Dawson and America Ferrera join Voto Latino to encourage America’s 22 million Latinos to register to vote in this year’s presidential election.  American Latinos have tremendous potential to influence political change regarding our nation’s immigration policies, education reforms and the economy; issues that affect every American.  So, get involved by registering to vote, and making […]

Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Hair Salon Latina Owners: Isa Rodriguez!

Isa at Work

Today’s Latina Spotlight is on Isa Rodriguez, a Dominican Hair-Stylist and Owner of Lisa’s Salon in Fairview, NJ. Isa Rodriguez, a Dominican immigrant woman who came to the United States determined to achieve her American dream, talks with NEW LATINA, on her journey towards entrepreneurship, and the challenges and opportunities of being a business owner. […]

Hispanic-Net 2012 Annual Banquet Honors Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria

Michael Lopez-Alegria, Hispanic-Net

Hispanic-Net is set to honor Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria with the first ever Vanguard Award at their annual honors banquet dinner on October 13, 2012.  Lopez-Alegria is the President of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation and former NASA astronaut.  He received his Bachelor’s of Science in systems engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and his Master’s of Science in […]

Latina Cubicle Confidential™ –Did Someone Just Take Credit for Your Work?

Businesspeople working on laptop in an office.

You have just put in an 80 hour week. The report is done.  You are about to send it out to your boss, but  before you can send the email or before you can place it on her desk, your colleague just beat you to it. What started out as a team effort has become […]

Aida Alvarez to be Recognized with a Lifetime Leadership Award at the 2013 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit


On May 11, 2013, more than 250 leaders in business, government, education and diverse industries, including MBA students, will convene at the fourth annual Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit at Stanford University. . This one-day gathering of successful entrepreneurs, political leaders, accomplished executives and students was created by Frank Carbajal, Founder of the SVLLS, who, […]

Back To Budgeting Basics: Latinas and Wealth Series


From our pilot online survey, Latinas and Wealth, we learned that 51% of survey respondents did not have an emergency savings account despite the fact that 86% respondents are committed to or considering the prospect of aspiring to be wealthy.  Now it’s pretty clear que tenemos una problema, right?  How can we aspire to become […]

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