In its 10th consecutive year, the LATINA Style Corporate Executive of the Year program honors influential Latinas, selected by their peers, as leaders and examples for the Hispanic community and for the professional women in the U.S. Meet the top 12 LATINA corporate executives of the year that are making waves in their respective industries here. By Gloria Romano-Barrera
A new frontier was reached in the skies when Lt. Col. Olga Custodio became the first Latina military pilot. She didn’t set out to change the course of U.S. Air Force history, but she did. Read more on her journey here. By Christine Bolaños
Since 2004, Latinas from across the country have gathered at the Nation’s capital to address some of the most pressing issues affecting their lives. The National LATINA Symposium, recognizing Latinas in the military service for their leadership and courage, brought together a distinguished group of national and local leaders, partners, sponsors, and honorees from throughout the country on Thursday, September 6th at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA. Find out who the special guests and awardees were here. By Gloria Romano-Barrera
For many Latinas, joining the military provides many benefits, both professionally and personally. Whether they are in the U.S. military academy, serve in combat roles or are civilians, the military has provided invaluable knowledge and experience. Read how serving in the military has changed the lives of 16 Latinas despite challenges and sometimes dangerous work. By Gloria Romano-Barrera.