Sep 01, 2014

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Help La TechLa Teach 1,000 Girls How to Code

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There is a lack of representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). More importantly, there is a lack of programs introducing coding skills to girls from communities of color. Black Girls CODE and the Latino Startup Alliance are teaming up to empower young girls of color, by introducing them to coding and […]

Nuestra Belleza’s Yahaira Nuñez Opens Lollipop Boutique in Washington Heights

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 After months of construction, renovation and lots of hard work, Yahaira Nuñez, finalist of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2011, celebrated the much anticipated grand opening of Lollipop Boutique in an intimate ceremony with members of the press, bloggers, friends and family in Washington Heights, New York. See what she has to say about her entrepreneurial style […]

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? […]

5 People Who Prove You CAN Pursue Multiple Opportunities

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There’s no straight path to success. Need proof? Just look at serial entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Sheldon Adelson, Eric Lefkofsky, and Elon Musk’s career trajectories. “Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was […]

Small Business Owners Are Becoming More Optimistic

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Things seem to be looking up for small-business owners. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, optimism among the small-business community is the highest it’s been since 2009. Check out the infographic below, compiled by Score.org, and tell us: How optimistic are you about the future of your business? [via Entrepreneur.com]  

Latina Spotlight On Sandy Bodeau, Founder of Sira&Mara Jewelry

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What inspired you to start Sira & Mara Accessories? I started Sira&Mara to let my creative side run free. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, I worked for the U.S. Senate. While I enjoyed my time in politics very much, I needed an outlet for my creativity. That’s how Sira&Mara was born. How have you seen […]

Hillary Clinton To Women In The World: Stop Selling Yourself Short

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The 5th Annual Women in the World Summit got off to a strong start last night, with Hillary Clinton and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde leading a lively discussion regarding sexism, double standards, and how women need to stop selling themselves short. Excerpts from their talk have been tweeted all over the internet, with some of […]

How To Be Productive [Infographic]

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Want to be more productive? Procrastinate with this helpful infographic! Get a jump on everything from your career to your health to your hobbies when you follow these simple and succinct pieces of advice, courtesy of FundersAndFounders.com‘s Anna Vital. How do you increase your productivity? Share your advice in the comment section below or tweet us […]

Latinas Are Technically Well-Suited for the Tech Industry

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  Latinas Are Technically Well-Suited for the Tech Industry We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again–Latinas are–and will continue to be–the key drivers of innovation and technology in the United States. Last week, Latina tech entrepreneurs Sara Inés Calderón and Luz Rivas joined Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa in Austin to talk discuss […]

Military Husbands – Here’s How You Can Help Your Wives With Career Options

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  Career Options Military Wives By: Frida Cooper  Being a part of the armed forces is a non-stop adventure, replete with challenges of its own. You get to visit new places as an active serviceman and travel extensively. But for your spouse, this may not be fun, always. She doesn’t have the job security you do […]

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