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2009-10-08 06:30:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Accentmarketing announced its latest release from its Latinas in Charge initiative - "Redefining the Meaning of Well-Being." This release further explores the U.S. Latina mindset on health, healthcare and health insurance - topics at the forefront of this nation's agenda. "We've closed the gap in how previous studies have looked at the Hispanic population from a macro view by taking a closer look at the Latina population in the United States...

2009-10-07 09:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Latina voters with access to the internet are more likely to be informed about new state laws and the legislative process in general than non-connected Latina voters, according to a report released today by HOPE (Hispanas Organized for Political Equality). The poll was conducted by Bendixen & Associates and highlights the importance of bridging the digital divide to engage the Latina voting bloc for civic participation. The poll, Public Opinion...

2009-09-22 09:23:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. U.S. Market for Multicultural Women: How African-American, Latina and Asian-American Women Are Driving Change in the American Consumer Economy, The, 2nd Edition http://www.reportlinker.com/p0148036/US-Market-for-Multicultural-Women-How-African-American-Latina-and-Asian-American-Women-Are-Driving-Change-in-the-American-Consumer-Economy-The-2nd-Edition.html Many...

2009-09-16 16:10:00

Honorees Included Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Congresswomen and Presidential Appointees, and Nominees WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, along with over 150 distinguished leaders from the non-profit, government and corporate sectors, the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) honored Latina Leaders making a difference through public service during NHLI's renowned Latina Leaders Breakfast, an annual event held in the nation's capital, which marks the beginning...

2009-09-02 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: "LOL! Latina on the Loose." World Premiere engagement of a new comedy. WHO: Written and performed by Mina Olivera. Directed by Alberto Barboza. Produced by Miguel Angel Caballero and Paul Munoz. This production is supported in part by a grant from the Brazilian General Consulate. WHERE: Los Angeles Theatre Center, in the 280-seat Theatre 2, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013. Parking (fee charged) is available in indoor structures and...

2009-08-24 16:26:00

50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S. WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LATINA Style Magazine proudly announces the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2009. Now in its 12th year, this annual evaluation sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America's career advancement opportunities for Latinas. This year, more than...

2009-08-24 15:40:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the eighth consecutive year, American Airlines has been selected as one of LATINA Style's Top 50 companies for Latinas to work for in the United States. The magazine's annual survey serves as the most respected source of employment and career information for Hispanic women. "Every year LATINA Style carefully evaluates over 800 corporations to choose the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for in the U.S.," said Robert Bard,...

2009-07-26 14:40:41

Ugly Betty actress America Ferrara said at a Chicago appearance her fellow Latina women should take steps to limit their dropout rate. The 25-year-old actress used her college commencement speech for Kaplan University to decry the high school dropout rate among women in her culture, the Chicago Sun-Times said Sunday. The No. 1 demographic of high school dropouts are Latino women, Ferraro said Saturday at the Navy Pier event. I know there are economic factors for why young Latinos are so...

2009-07-15 14:43:00

LOS ANGELES, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Latina Women Business Association has presented its Corporate Leader of the Year Award to Elva Lima, Verizon's vice president of strategic programs, for her dedication to advancing the professional development and business leadership of Latinas. The award honors outstanding Latina business women in the Los Angeles metropolitan area who have demonstrated success in business and a commitment to the betterment of the Latino community. "As the...

2009-04-14 09:00:00

CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Carmen Ayala Brown the creator, writer, and executive producer of the Girly Stuff, Inc. animated television series releases new book based on the crafty events of an artsy fourteen-year old Latina named Resa, her gal pals, and her right hand trophy dog. When she discovers that a fancy charity ball is donating all kinds of stuff to benefit homeless children, Resa gets busy creating something very special for the auction block, but soon is turned away when she...


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