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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