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November is National Family Caregivers Month

November 2016 Theme: “Take Care to Give Care”

November is National Family Caregivers Month. If you are a family caregiver, you know how important it is to take care of your sick or elderly loved one. »»» Read More

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What Do You Know?

What are the key statistics about breast cancer?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. »»» 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

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You Go Girl! – Adrienne Cecile Rich

YOU GO GIRL! Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called “one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century”, and was credited with bringing “the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse.”

Her first collection of poetry, A Change of World, was selected by renowned poet Wystan Hugh Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award. »»» Read More

A Mighty Girl

Inspire Your Girls

Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta were graduate students at Columbia University’s School of Architecture in 2010 when a devastating earthquake struck Haiti. In one of their classes, they were assigned to develop a new innovation to help with disaster relief. »»» 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

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Mujeres Imprescindibles – Omara Portuondo

Omara Portuondo

Success comes if you take advantage of the opportunities life presents to you. When you use the benefits of that success to contribute to your community, everyone wins. Omara Portuondo is a singer and dancer of Cuban descent who is a great representation of both of these basic truths. »»» Read More