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11th Annual National LATINA Symposium, 2014

The 11th Annual National LATINA Symposium, 2014
By Gloria Romano-Barrera Offering various programs for Latinas, LATINA Style takes pride in connecting and providing professional development opportunities for Latinas of all endeavors. On Wednesday, September 10th, LATINA Style hosted the 11th National LATINA Symposium at the Marriott Washington ...

Publisher’s Message

I can’t believe that 2014 is already coming to a conclusion. It seems that the older you get, the shorter are the days. Our world is moving so fast that the only constant thing is change. We have travelled across the country non-stop and we are delighted to report that the Latina community is on […]

Latinas Today

Rep.-elect Norma Torres (D-Calif.-35) Norma Torres is among five new Hispanic members of the 114th Congress. She defeated fellow Democrat Christina Gagnier to fill the seat of retiring Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D). A native of Escuintla, Guatemala, Torres immigrated to the U.S. at the age of five. Previously, ...

Southwest In the Community

Fighting the Good Fight for Higher Education By Mildred García, Ed.D. Like many of you, I learned to be a strong Latina from my mother. As a Puerto Rican factory worker who immigrated to Brooklyn with my father and five of her seven children (my youngest brother and I were born some years later in […]

Employee Resource Group of the Year (ERG), 2014

By Gloria Romano-Barrera For the fifth year, LATINA Style has selected the top Employee Resource Groups based on corporate leadership, mentorship, and community involvement. With a mission to highlight corporate achievement in the arena of diversity and inclusion, LATINA Style congratulates ...

Champions of Valor and Courage

By Gloria Romano-Barrera Excellence, devotion to duty, selfless service, commitment, respect, honor, courage and loyalty are only a few qualities these strong Latinas from the many branches of the Armed Forces – active and civilian – have in common. LATINA Style is committed to distinguishing stellar ...