Apr 20, 2014


[Podcast] Personal Branding for Latinas: Your Image, Your Opportunity

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Personal Branding for Latinas: Your Image, Your Opportunity On August 22nd, 2012, the Latina Leadership Network, created by Angélica Pérez, PhD, hosted an informative and insightful conference call conversation with Dr. Maria Hernandez, on personal branding, as part of the network’s Latina leaders Speakers Series.  Dr. Hernandez touched upon the importance of personal branding for success, professional development […]

Diary of an Ivy League Mom™ – Move In Day at Harvard

Elizabeth Garcia

In 1985, I began my college years at Columbia University, and had the best four years of my life.  The oldest daughter of Dominican immigrant parents, I learned on my own how to navigate and conquer the college admissions process. It was not easy then, and it certainly isn’t easier today.  In fact, gaining admissions […]

Diary of an Ivy League Mom™- Preparing for the PSAT in Seventh Grade


The Diary of an Ivy League Mom™ is a column written by Angelica Perez-Litwin, PhD, a Latina mom who’s passionate about higher education and raising intellectually curious and mindful children. August 27, 2012 Our 12 year old son begins 7th grade in a few weeks.  I’m already thinking (more like worrying) about the educational activities outside […]

Go Out and Change the World, Mujer!

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  Osmara Vindel, the talented Life Coach and Speaker, invites us to conquer the world and think BIG, by liberating ourselves from unquestioned and limiting expectations from family and society. She encourages us to break down the barriers and defy the “status quo” that might have stunted us Latina women from believing that we could “make a […]

Watch Out! Multitasking is Draining Your Brain [Infographic]


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I Have Hypothyroidism — Have You Checked Your Thyroid Function Lately?


Hypothyroidism is something that I face every single day — first thing in the morning — as I reach for my bottle of Synthroid to take my daily dose (.88mc).  This is a ritual I will need to maintain for the rest of my life, in order to keep healthy. Back in 2005, I began […]

Young Moms Conference Takes Over New York City!


Strong support and services are hard to come by for many young parents, even those that live in this powerhouse of a city. That’s why on Saturday, September 8th, Young Urban Moms, Inc. (YUM) will bring together some of the top organizations and speakers at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center to bring […]

iVillage Interview with Jacqueline Hernandez, COO of Telemundo

iVillage Interview with Jacqueline Hernandez, COO of Telemundo

In this 5-minute video, iVoice Latina: Telemundo’s Top Female Exec on Why It’s So Cool to Be Latino Today, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jacqueline Hernandez, Chief Operating Officer of Telemundo, about the secrets to her success (her mom!), helping more young Latinos graduate college and why salsa is now more popular in the U.S. […]

The Need for an Innovative Approach to Latina Leadership Training {via Huffington Post}

Latina executive

This article was published in the Huffington Post. Latinas are uniquely positioned to become the next cadre of powerful leaders in this country. Forbes’ recent cover article: The Next Media Jackpot: The $1 Trillion Hispanic Market, featuring Sofia Vergara as television’s best paid actress, sheds light into the increasing influence of Latinas as individuals and as […]

Diary of an Ivy League Mom: Preparing Emotionally as My Daughter Leaves to College

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Yesterday, I found myself googling the words “empty nest syndrome” and doing what I always do when I feel anxious: read everything I can find on the subject. The days are numbered.  My daughter leaves to Harvard College in exactly 32 days. Of course I’m superbly proud of her — it is no small feat […]

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