Aug 21, 2014

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Latina Cubicle Confidential™- Executive Presence: THE Leadership Skill for Latinas to Master

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In Malcolm Gladwell’s best seller Blink, we learned that only 14.5% of men in the US are six feet tall and above—but 58% of all Fortune 500 CEOs are tall.   Is it a coincidence?  Not at all. Physical appearance is one of three subtle and not so subtle factors that are associated with Executive Presence.  […]

Plant Your Career in a STEM Field

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This October the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that U.S. economy added approximately 171,000 jobs to the market, contributing to a collective sigh of relief as the country continues to rebound from a long, hard recession.  However, 3.2 million STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field jobs remain available due to the fact that there are […]

Whittling the Wage Gap: Where and How Women Can Outearn Men

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Recently, New Latina shared a recent study published by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, revealing that the gender wage gap has failed to narrow in the last decade, narrowing less than half of one percentage point. At present, the average American woman earns 81 cents for every dollar earned by her male counterpart.  However, […]

Spotlight on Alicia Morga, Founder & CEO, Refleta

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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 […]

Doing It All: Balancing Work, Life and La Familia

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If you are smart, ambitious and talented, chances are you have a full plate – a very large one. The reality is that today’s Latinas want to do it all, and why not?  We’re pursuing fulfilling careers, creating businesses, taking care of family and spending time with our amigas. At work, we aim to excel, and […]

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