By Kamren Curiel | 06/10/2013 - 13:26
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.
By Grace Bastidas | 09/02/2011 - 15:47
The Girl Scouts of the USA has appointed its first Latina CEO in its nearly 100-year-old history. Come November, Mexican-American Anna Maria Chávez will begin her appointment as the 19th leader of the 3.2 million-member organization. We had a chance to chat with the Arizona native, and here’s what she had to say:
What does it mean to you to be elected the first Latina to lead the Girl Scouts?
By Mariela Rosario | 03/14/2011 - 12:15
During a revealing interview at Northwestern University School of Law last week, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor admitted that she felt personally attacked at times during her Senate confirmation hearings in 2009.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/16/2010 - 15:35
The results from the 2010 National Survey of Latinos, a bilingual national survey of 1,375 Hispanic adults conducted prior to this month’s mid-term elections by the Pew Hispanic Center were recently released and they demonstrate that Latinos in general feel as though not one single leader represents the Hispanic community on a national scale.