Oct 22, 2014

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Latina Spotlight on Dominican-Born Songstress Roxiny

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There’s no denying the fierce femininity evoked by her presence, Roxiny (pronounced Rox-E-n-E) defines the experimental- electro-femme-pop genre and carves new paths with lyrics drenched in magical realism. As a Dominican-born and internationally raised singer-songwriter/producer, she lights the way for a new kind of pop culture femme. When did you know music was your calling? […]

Richard Branson’s 5 Steps for Startup Success

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Billionaire Virgin Group founder & CEO Richard Branson knows a thing or two about launching and running successful startups. He launched his first business at the age of sixteen, and by the time he was twenty-two, he’d successfully launched Virgin Records. In the years since, his empire has grown to include a record label, an […]

Ford Teams Up With Latinas Think Big to Drive Innovation in STEM

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When we think of innovation, we think of Ford. A proud sponsor of the The Latinas Think Big™ Innovation Summit, Ford is committed to driving innovation in STEM from the ground up. In addition to developing programs that promote awareness, hands on learning and STEM educational opportunities and support teams in established programs such as FIRST Robotics, Ford […]

Latina Spotlight on Latinas of Legacy

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  Dr. Elizabeth D. Rios and Silvia Arvelo founded Latinas of Legacy with one mission in mind: to help Latinas make their mark on the world and leave a positive, long-lasting legacy for their family and community. This is their story! What inspired you to establish Latinas of Legacy? Having worked with many women we felt […]

Latina Spotlight on Ana Uribe Ruiz, Farmers Insurance Owner

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Ana Uribe Ruiz is an entrepreneur who recently launch her own Farmers Insurance Agency, and a proud sponsor of the Latinas Think Big™ Innovation Summit,. Join us as we shine a spotlight on Ana’s impressive accomplishments as a business owner, entrepreneur, and role model!  What inspired you to open your own Farmers Insurance Agency? I love to […]

Wells Fargo Helps Young Latinos Think Big

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A proud sponsor of the The Latinas Think Big™ Innovation Summit, Wells Fargo is committed to helping Latino students achieve academic success. In addition to investing millions of dollars to support Latino-centric scholarships, Wells Fargo has partnered with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to support their College Camp Series. Here is Dolores Arredondo, vice president and marketing program manager for […]

How to make an effective fundraising ask!

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Asking total strangers for money is never easy, especially when you’re a female entrepreneur and you happen to be asking for millions of dollars! For some crazy reason, it seems angel investors and venture capitalists alike are hesitant to invest their money in female-led projects. Only 20% of angels invested in women-led businesses in 2012, and […]

WalletHub Reveals The Best And Worst States For Gender Equality

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In honor of Women’s Equality Day (on Aug. 26), WalletHub published the results of a study comparing the “Best and Worst Cities for Women’s Equality.” For the study, WalletHub looked at 10 different metrics in each state for the study, including the number of female versus male executives and disparities in political representation. See where your state ranks on the […]

LATINAS THINK BIG™ INNOVATION SUMMIT SHOWCASES STELLAR LATINA INNOVATORS IN STEM

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NEW YORK, August 25, 2014 – Latinas Think Big™, a progressive platform and national tour, is proud to announce the Latinas Think Big™ Innovation Summit, to be hosted on October 3rd, 2014 at Google’s Mountain View campus . This pioneering event marks the third stop of the Latinas Think Big™ national tour. Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin, PhD, […]

Celebrate Latina Innovation at the Latinas Think Big™ Innovation Summit

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Never before has there been an event dedicated to celebrating the contributions made by Latina innovators to STEM fields and tech companies worldwide. That is, of course, until now. This fall, The Latinas Think Big™ Innovation Summit will bring together more than 300 accomplished and aspiring Latinas in STEM careers–along with a talented group of innovators, tech […]

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