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Latina Letters From the Front!

Research Environmental Engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). By Edith Martinez-Guerra. I emigrated from El Salvador to the United States in 2004 when I was a sophomore in high school. My biggest struggle was the language. I am an extrovert, and the inability to communicate in ...

Veteran’s Perspective

How to Successfully Find a Meaningful Career After the Military. By Max Lujan, Military Recruiter, BNSF Railway. When I got out of the military I fell flat on my face trying to figure out what in the heck I wanted to do next. Everyone who leaves the military struggles in some form or fashion. Sometimes […]

Las Jefas

Latinas Rising with Technology. By Marisa Rivera. As good as technology is, it is also another hurdle for women, especially Latinas. Women represent 24 percent of the STEM workforce, but only 3 percent of Latinas are represented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, fields. (Center for ...

About the Author

Everyone Has a Story. By Mary Louise Sanchez. Just as a lion is the product of all the zebras it has eaten, I am the product of all the books I’ve read—especially family-based stories. I’m particularly fond of the stories these two prolific children’s authors have written based on their families. ...

College Beat

Being the Difference. By Emely Tejada Jaquez Major: Biochemistry Smith College My roots begin in Inoa, a town located in San Jose de las Matas, Dominican Republic. Though a small percentage of my life was spent there, it was in this very place where a naïve, optimistic, and younger version of myself once said, ...

His View

ALPFA’s Future Has Never Been Brighter. By Damian Rivera, CEO, Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) ALPFA started 47 years ago as the first national Latinx professional association in the United States focused on impacting the lives of aspiring and talented Latinx professionals across the ...