Sep 22, 2014


Latina Spotlight on Latinas of Legacy


  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 […]

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 […]



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


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 […]

How Google Is Helping Small Businesses Grow

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Nowadays, if you’re not online, you’re not in business. 97% of internet users search for local services and goods online, meaning you pretty much need to have an active (not to mention, attractive) website to lure new business through the “door.” Not yet convinced to get your business online? Well, consider this: Over the next three […]

10 States Where Female Entrepreneurs Thrive

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According to a new infographic created by Expert Market, Georgia is the place to be if you’re a female entrepreneur. Chalk it up to the state’s low cost of living and incredible and the state’s women-focused career resources, like Atlanta’s Women’s Employment Opportunity Project (WEOP) and the Greater Women’s Business Council. Interestingly enough, Georgia is just one […]

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 […]

Proof Female CEOs Are Good For Business

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Women are leading the way in big business, and we have the data to back it up. A new analysis by Fortune indicates companies with female CEOs make more money. “Fortune 1000 companies with female chiefs outperformed the S&P 500 index over their respective tenures,” explains Fortune’s Caroline Fairchild. Though only 51 of the Fortune 1000 companies […]

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