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Technology as an Equalizer

Maria Medrano, Director of Inclusion and Collaboration, Cisco. By Gloria Romano-Barrera. Maria Medrano is Director of Communities and Technology in Cisco’s Global Office of Inclusion and Collaboration (OIC). A mentor to first-generation Latino college students, Maria works with local schools to promote ...

College Beat

A Latina Experience at the U.S. Air Force Academy. C2C Ketanny Alves CWOC Superintendent Squadron 40 “Warhawks” Class of 2019 Secretary. Growing up in an Irish Catholic neighborhood I started my journey at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in June of 2015; now as I approach the end of my ...

A Veteran’s Perspective

Start Your Transition on the Right Foot by Investing in Emotional Quotient. By Jen Martínez, Associate Vice President Employee Benefits – Specialty Insurance Nationwide Mutual Insurance. Participating in the civilian workforce for 20 years, the drill before heading out the door remains all too familiar for me: ...

Las Jefas

Puerto Rico Rises Strong Puerto Rico Se Levanta! By Marisa Rivera. This year Hispanic Heritage month began with an urgent humanitarian crisis, with our brothers and sisters from Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Texas, California and Mexico enduring devastating deadly earthquakes, fires and hurricanes. It felt like ...

His View

A U.S. Military Service Career. By F. Michael Sena I am optimistic about the state of Hispanics in the U.S. military, and across the Defense Department’s total force. Throughout history, Hispanics have demonstrated great courage in military conflicts, dating back to the American Revolutionary War, when ...

¡Punto Final!

Looking Back to See the Future. A Historical Perspective on Hispanic American Naval Service. By Rear Adm. Christina “Tina” Alvarado, SHCE, U.S. Navy. “As we look forward to the new year, I think it’s important for us to look back on the rich history that has led us to where we are today in ...