Many people take up the cause of civil rights, but few share the same intense devotion to a life of action as Luisa Moreno. A woman of principle, Moreno championed the fair treatment of women, Latinos and labor in the face of intimidation and political propaganda. »»» Read More
Few women in history have influenced a nation like the First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón. Affectionately known as Evita, she dedicated her political career to the eradication of poverty. Her commitment to charity built communities, created equality in health care, empowered labor and championed the cause of women’s suffrage. »»» Read More
Timing is everything. Rosa Mota proves this basic truth as a pioneer in the world of marathon. She is considered one of the greatest marathon runners of the 20th century. »»» Read More
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Dr. Ellen Ochoa is a prominent Hispanic American who bears a unique distinction that will forever place her in the history books – she is the first Latina astronaut to travel into space.