Kamren Curiel

50 Latinas at Fortune 500 Companies
50 Latinas Who Rock Fortune 500 Companies

It’s no secret Latinas are underrepresented in corporate America with only 5 percent sitting on Fortune 500 boards. The fact that of the 20 female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, only four are women of color and none are Latina, paints a pretty grim reality. Despite this disparity, we rounded up 50 Latinas doing their thing at Fortune 500 companies. Whether working their way up the corporate ladder, or serving on the board, these mujeres prove we’re coming up in top-ranked corporations.


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Rosie Perez in Fedoras for Families video
WATCH: Stars Unite for New Immigration Reform Campaign

Julianne Moore, Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo, and Christy Turlington Burns are among a new wave of stars standing up for immigration reform by rocking fedoras and voicing their own immigrant stories.

Famed fashion photographer Albert Watson shot the celebrities for a campaign by We Belong Together, which empowers women to support immigration reform and keep families together, called Fedoras For Fairness.


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Female Doctor at Hospital
Study Says Immigrants Put Billions Into Medicare

When the topic of immigration reform and health care comes up, immigrants are oftentimes expected to be a drain on federal programs. But a new study published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs is debunking that myth.

Conducted by Harvard University, the study revealed immigrants contributed $115 billion more to Medicare than they drew out between 2002 and 2009.


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Miguel lands on fan during the 2013 Billboard Awards
Will Miguel Get Sued for Landing on a Fan?

Stage dives: you win some, you lose some. Unfortunately for Grammy Award-winning artist Miguel, he may not be able to live down his on-stage mishap at the Billboard Music Awards.

The "Adorn" singer, who accidentally landed on two fans while attempting to fly over them during his Billboard Music Awards performance on May 19, may be facing a lawsuit by one.


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Biracial Cheerios Commercial
New Cheerios Ad Depicting Biracial Family Ignites Racist Comments (Video)

YouTube comments are infamous for getting out-of-control and downright nasty, but when commentators get racist someone's got to pull the plug. That latest someone is Cheerios, who disabled comments on their YouTube ad featuring a biracial family after racist slurs started flying.

The Cheerios ad depicts a white mom, a black dad, and their daughter, a modern-day family some people just aren't ready to accept apparently.


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Sofia Vergara at the 2013 SAG Awards
Madame Tussauds Will Have Two Sofia Vergara Wax Statues

Leave it to Sofia Vergara—one of the sexiest, and according to Forbes magazine, "Most Powerful Women"—to get not one, but two wax figurines at Madame Tussauds.

The wax museum will unveil the curvaceous replicas June 4 in New York, an event the Colombian bombshell herself will attend.   


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Latinas Who Shine in Media
24 Latinas Who Shine in Tech!

Women may make up the majority of online users, trendsetters, and consumers, but we have a long way to go to reach proportionate amounts in the field of technology. Women account for only 5% of tech engineers and startup founders and represent 12% of all computer science graduates. Latinas are even less represented with only .03% of Latina freshmen majoring in computer science in 2006. Despite the low numbers, we tracked down 25 Latinas changing the face of technology and inspiring others to do the same.


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25 Latinas Who Shine in Media
25 Latinas Who Shine in Media!

From Rocsi Diaz to Soledad O’Brien, Latinas are paving the way for aspiring multimedia journalists who want to diversify the media landscape and share their unique perspectives with a broader audience. Here are 25 Latinas doing just that. 


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Cinco de Mayo Memes
The 12 Funniest Cinco de Mayo Internet Memes Ever!

Cinco de Mayo has become quite the controversy. Seeing non-Latinos walking around plastered and wearing sombreros every May 5 is annoying. Having to educate folks about it marking Mexico's short-lived victory over the French back in 1862 is exhausting. Which is why we invite you to sit back, relax and let the Internet gods do the talking for you.


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Cinco de Mayo: 10 Celebs Rockin’ Sombreros

It’s Cinco de Mayo not Mexican Independence Day. The day marks May 5, 1862 when Mexico defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla; a short-lived, overrated victory that in the U.S. has become a good excuse to party. Whether you partake or not, sombreros and drinking will be had. Chips and salsa are on sale at your local supermarket and celebrities are probably on their fifth margarita by now. To prepare you for the Mexican version of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 10 celebs who look ready to shout “Tequila!” 


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