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Mujer Imprescindible: Rebecca Lobo-Rushin

Happy Birthday Rebecca Lobo-Rushin!
A Fierce Latina On and Off Court

Born: October 6, 1973 (age 42)
Hartford, Connecticut
Nationality: American
Listed height: 6 ft 4 in
High school: Southwick-Tolland (Southwick, Massachusetts)
College: Connecticut (1991–1995)
WNBA draft: 1997 / Allocated
Selected by the New York Liberty
Playing career: 1997–2003
Position: Center
Number: 50

Career history:
1997–2001: New York Liberty
2002: Houston Comets
2003: Connecticut Sun

Career highlights and awards:
WNBA All-Star (1999)
All-WNBA Second Team (1997)
NCAA champion (1995)
Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Medals: Representing the United States
Olympic Games: Gold medal – first place, Atlanta 1996 Team competition
U18 and U19: Silver medal – second place, 1992 U18 Guanajuato Team Competition

Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin (born October 6, 1973) is an American television basketball analyst and former women’s basketball player in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) from 1997 to 2003. »»» Read More

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Mujer Imprescindible: Teresa de la Parra

Happy Birthday, Teresa de la Parra – Latina Unbound

Born: October 5, 1889
Paris, France
Died: April 23, 1936 (aged 46)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation: Novelist
Nationality: Venezuelan
Period: 1920-1936
Notable works: Ifigenia, Memorias de Mamá Blanca

Teresa de la Parra (October 5, 1889 – April 23, 1936) was a Venezuelan novelist. »»» Read More

Myrtle Gonzalez

Mujer Imprescindible: Myrtle Gonzalez

Myrtle Gonzalez: Hollywood’s First Latin/Hispanic Movie Star Actress

Born: September 28, 1891
Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: October 22, 1918 (aged 27)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1913 to 1917
Spouse(s): James P. »»» Read More

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2014 Executive Leadership Conference & Mujer Awards — September 14-15

The 2014 Executive Leadership Conference brings together Latinas and the National Hispanic Leadership Institute’s (NHLI) accomplished alumnae from across the nation for a two-day conference that pays tribute to the achievements and contributions of exceptional Latina leaders. »»» Read More

Rebecca Ativia

New Mexico Hispanic Center Names New Leader

By Adrian Gomez, Albuquerque Journal, N.M.

Rebecca L. Avitia is new executive director the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

After two years, the search is over. The National Hispanic Cultural Center has found a permanent executive director in Albuquerque attorney — and New Mexico native — Rebecca L. »»» Read More

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Happy 17th Anniversary Beta Chapter!

On May 4, 2013, we celebrate the 17th anniversary of the founding of Alpha Rho Lambda Sorority’s Beta Chapter.

In the fall of 1995, six Latina women came together in search of an organization that would give them the support network they felt was lacking on their campus. »»» Read More

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Happy 14th Anniversary Epsilon Chapter!

On April 24, 2013, we celebrate the 14th anniversary of the founding of Alpha Rho Lambda Sorority’s Epsilon Chapter.

In the Fall of 1998, seven students at Our Lady of the Lake University began to search for an organization that promoted service to the community, respected their Latino heritage and offered an opportunity to develop lifelong bonds of sisterhood. »»» Read More