Aug 23, 2014

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Ask a Professional: How can I negotiate a fair partnership?

negotiating a fair partnership

Image source Mentoring Hermanas is a Q & A platform on Facebook where your burning questions are answered by a group of professional Latina women.  To submit your question, click here. QUESTION: How can I negotiate a fair partnership?  I am currently the VP of Sales & Marketing of a start up operation.  Our company is a Corporation […]

Being a Stay-at Home Mom: How I Made it Work

Lisa Renata

There are mothers that are better mothers when they work. They can manage work and home amazingly, and parenting just as well. I know many working mamas, and their kids are doing great. There are mothers that prefer to stay at home, those that enjoy every minute with their child. I also know many SAH […]

New Latina Spotlight: Andrea M. Gutierrez, “Knowledge is Power”

Andrea Gutierrez

Degree(s) :: College/University: B.A. in Visual Arts :: University of The Pacific. Current Job/Professional Title: I am currently an Education Specialist at Micke Grove Zoo in Lodi, CA. I develop educational programming and curriculum for school groups, assist in animal care, coordinate major events. I also coordinate our private and public summer, fall and spring zoo […]

Spotlight on Alicia Morga, Founder & CEO, Refleta

Alicia Morga 5.1.11

Current job/professional title: Founder and CEO, Refleta (www.refleta.com) City you live in: San Francisco Recent/past professional/social achievements: I was recently named a 2011 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 1. Country of origin or family heritage?  Age you arrived to the U.S. if you were born outside of the U.S.  My family is […]

A Is For Admission: An Insider’s Guide to Getting Into Ivy League & Other Top Colleges

book review

Book Pages is our weekend book series where we share pages from books we love, and let you decide if you want more. Today’s featured books is “A Is For Admissions” by Michele A. Hernandez, EdD, the former assistant director of admissions at Dartmouth College. If you want your child to be a competitive applicant […]

Ask a Professional: “I have a Marketing degree, but never did internship. How can I get hands-on experience now?

AAP Career and corporate world

Mentoring Hermanas is a Q & A platform on Facebook where your burning questions are answered by a group of professional Latina women — supporting our hermanas one question at a time.  To submit your question, click here. Question:  “I obtained my B.S. in marketing 3 years ago. I did not have the opportunity to […]

Spotlight on Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

Current job/professional title: Multi-media Lifestyle Expert/Editor/Blog Creator Company’s name: Mi Blogazine, Inc. Country of origin or family heritage? I was born the second of five children (as the oldest daughter) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. College studies brought me to Boston, MA, and the rest is history. Even though I have spent my adult years […]

Follow Your Dreams and Make a Living Out of It!

initiative

America is known as the land of the free, the place to achieve the American dream. It is the place we are led to believe we can reach out and touch the sky. But in reality how many people do we know that are actually doing exactly what they love and not just trying to […]

New Latinas: Tanya Alvarez and Lizbeth Cardozo

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Today’s spotlight shines on two New Latinas who also happen to be good amigas and business partners.  How cool is that?!   Tany and Lizbeth share their friendship story and their thoughts on being Latina, business and balancing it all.  Enjoy! NL: Please tell us about your friendship.  How did you both meet and how long […]

13 Qualities that Make Us Latina Smart: Which One is Your Best?

I am Latina Smart

Being smart is not just about having a high I.Q. or getting a doctorate degree.  Being truly smart is about having personal qualities that helps us achieve, succeed and rise above life challenges. My mother dropped out of school in the 8th grade, and although she’s always regretted not completing her education, she is one […]

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