Sep 15, 2014

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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 […]

Career Spotlight on Berta Montoya, Senior Associate at New York Life

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Meet Berta Montoya, a Senior Associate in New York Life’s Latino Market division. As a Senior Associate, Berta heads New York Life’s local team and supports the company’s Latino Market Initiative. In this role, Berta recruits talented bilingual professionals and provide them with all the training and resources needed to start and have a successful […]

10 Best Cities For Female Entrepreneurs

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Think you need to move to Silicon Valley to launch a successful startup? Think again. Number-crunching finance site NerdWallet analyzed data to find the best cities for women entrepreneurs by examining the following variables: Business-friendliness, the presence of female entrepreneurs, the average earnings of female workers, education level, and economic state. See if your hometown […]

Empowering Advice From Latina Presidents, CEOs and Entrepreneurs

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Alright Mr. Presidents, you’ve all had your day. Now it’s time for us to pay tribute to the many Latina presidents, CEOs and entrepreneurs that we’ve had the the great privilege of shining our spotlight on over the years. Here are a few words of wisdom from 10 trailblazing mujeres representing Latinas in business, in […]

Disney Launches New Tech Accelerator

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Proving that you’re never too old to dream big, the Walt Disney Company announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Disney Accelerator program! In a statement released on February 12, 2014, Disney’s Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Kevin Mayer, shared: Disney Accelerator offers a unique collaboration between some of the […]

5 Invaluable Skills You Can Learn For Free

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Invest your time (not money) in these FREE online courses. Learn To Code Why pay someone to build your website if you can save money by learning how to do it yourself? Codeacademy is an online education platform dedicated entirely to helping novice techies, bloggers and web afficionados learn how to code. The best part […]

A Guide To Finding Happiness At Work

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  Whether you’re a recent college grad or a career veteran, chances are you’ve fantasized about finding your dream job at some point in your life. Heck, perhaps, even at some point this week ! For many of us, our dream job would provide us with that mythical “work-life balance,” a sense of accomplishment at […]

Infographic: The Case For Investing In Women

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  Did you know that though women make up more than 50% of the U.S. adult population, they only account for 35% of the people who “get involved in starting businesses.” It’s sad, but true. According to an infographic shared by TheRepresentationProject.com, this discrepancy is due in part to the fact that female entrepreneurs have […]

Become A Google Analytics Academy Scholar

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If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to become more web savvy, you’re in luck! Google has launched a FREE course in Digital Analytic Fundamentals as part of its new online Analytics Academy. Yes, you read that right–it’s FREE! Becoming A Google Analytics Academy Scholar According to Google’s Analytics Academy’s homepage, the course is […]

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