Tag Archives: Latina leader

Putting Latinnnovating Stories to Work in K-12 Schools; a Call for Expectation Reform for Latino Students

On the stage as keynote speaker in Denver recently, I introduced the words “expectation reform” to the large gathering of K-12 educators and administrators attending the Green Schools National Conference. This came after sharing three stories of three “Latinnovators” and … Continue reading

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Getting to Hispanicize 2012 to Spotlight Latino Innovators in the Green Economy

Why do I want to go to Miami in April for Hispanicize 2012?  Obviously, to connect with  fellow Latina Mom Bloggers and to bring the stories  of Latino green innovators that I’ve been writing (and presenting to live audiences), to … Continue reading

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A Very Public Tribute to a Pioneering Green Business Couple as They Retire

One of my greatest joys of being a contributor to The Huffington Post is when I can  showcase Latino entrepreneurs to mainstream audiences.  We have some amazing entrepreneurial tales to tell. It’s my joy and privilege to do so! Here … Continue reading

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Familia AND a Four Year Degree

This week I had the honor of presenting at National Hispanic University in East San Jose. NHU is hosting their annual Summer Bridge program for Trio students. This term refers to those students who are: from low-income families the first … Continue reading

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Launch Day at Stanford

It’s been a few days since this baby was debuted at Stanford, at the Second Annual Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit. I am still processing the amazing events of the day, the new connections made and the new friends that … Continue reading

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First major article in Spanish featuring book and its stars

A few weeks back I received a phone call from Arturo Varela, a journalist from Philadelphia. He was looking to do a feature story profiling Latinos leading green businesses for his paper Al Dia. Imagine his delight when he discovered … Continue reading

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The Two by 2020 Mentoring Challenge

It came to me tonight on an airplane, the answer to the “What can each of us do?” question about improving today’s dismal higher education levels of American Latinos. The need for ALL college-educated Americans to understand the gravity of … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Future Environmental Entrepreneur

When I spoke at Texas State University – San Marcos a few weeks ago, I met Janet Hale, J.D., Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance and Economics. She is also the sponsor of the Net Impact Student Organization. Janet … Continue reading

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