These Schools Are Awarding Latinos With STEM Degrees More Than Any Other
These Schools Are Awarding Latinos With STEM Degrees More Than Any Other
By Raquel Reichard | 06/18/2015 - 11:17

Whether you’re a Latino student searching for a school to study in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), or you’re an employer hoping to diversify your staff, 


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The Struggles Latinas Face in STEM: A Q&A with Patricia Valoy
The Struggles Latinas Face in STEM: A Q&A With Civil Engineer Patricia Valoy
By Raquel Reichard | 06/12/2015 - 16:37

Latinas face a series of issues in the workplace: On average, they make just about


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Inspiring Latina: High Schoolers Win $20k After Designing App To Treat Depression
Inspiring Latina: High Schoolers Win $20k After Designing App To Help Teens With Depression
By Maria-Gabriela Molina | 03/17/2015 - 14:08

The stress and anxiety of high school can take its emotional toll upon young people, and many teenagers don't have access to a safe escape from their feelings.


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Three Latina High School Students Create New App
Young Latinas Create App To Help Teens Deal With Depression — And Win $20,000!
By Nichole Fratangelo | 02/20/2015 - 16:22

Three high school students are revolutionizing the way teens deal with anxiety and depression — and they just won the award to prove it.


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Inspiring Latina: Nissan's Manager of Product Quality Assurance, Transito Macias
Inspiring Latina: Nissan's Manager of Product Quality Assurance, Transito Macias
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/23/2014 - 13:05

Who said working with cars was just for the boys?


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Dr. Luisa Whittaker-Brooks
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Luisa Whittaker-Brooks Discusses Her L'Oreal Research Fellowship and Latinas in STEM
By Cristina Arreola | 10/29/2013 - 13:11

We already know the facts: Women are vastly underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) undergrad programs and jobs. 

In fact, according to the Economics & Statistics Administration, women hold less than 25 percent of STEM jobs and a disproportionately low share of science-related undergraduate degrees. 


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Latinas Who Shine in Media
24 Latinas Who Shine in Tech!
By Kamren Curiel | 05/24/2013 - 15:13

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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