2018 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

Get your tickets for the 2018 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit on Saturday, May 19 at the Stanford Faculty Club. Join the conversation with top industry leaders as they concentrate on topics on this year’s theme is “Building Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace– It’s Time! (Es Tiempo)”.

7 Things All Successful Women Do In January

The new year is a great time to bring clarity of purpose of your life and take steps to start the year off with a bang. Here are 7 things that that you can be doing this month to reach your goals this year.

Latina Equal Pay Day

Did you know that Latinas are paid 46% less than men? It takes until November 2 for Latinas to achieve equity in pay with men. November 2, 2017 is Latina Equal Pay Day to bring awareness to the Latina wage gap. Lean In Latinas is committed to closing the wage gap for Latinas. Lean In Latinas founder Anna Dapelo-Garcia shares some key strategies for Latinas to close the wage gap.

QuickBooks Connect Comes to Silicon Valley November 15-17, 2017

Save the date for this years’ QuickBooks Connect, Silicon Valley on November 15 – 17, 2017.

Latino Sororities, Fraternities Create Community for Students on College Campuses

Shout out to all the Latino Fraternities and Latina Sororities that become a family away from home for many college students. We love ❤️the stepping and strolling showing spirit, cultural and college pride!!!

SVLLS: Building the Latino Future

The Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit brings Latino leaders to the forefront sharing their success stories to build the next generation of Latino Leaders. This year four remarkable professionals were recognized for their contributions including Sol Trujillo, Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin, PhD, and Rick Najera.

2017 Latinas in Tech Silicon Valley Summit on September 28, 2017

Save the date for the 2017 Latinas in Tech Silicon Valley Summit on September 28, 2017. The summit will address an important question: How can companies thrive by focusing on diversity & inclusion?

10 Excuses That Shouldn’t Prevent You from Launching a Side Hustle

Excerpt: BRIT + CO by Alli Hoff Kosik You think about it on your commute. While you’re waiting in line at the grocery store. Any time you’re put on hold for more than a minute. During commercials (even the ones with really cute puppies). You especially think about it while you’re sitting at your desk… [Continue Reading]

Community Spotlight: The Peninsula College Fund

The Peninsula College Fund mission is to empower low-income, first generation college students to graduate and obtain a job that aligns with their career goals. The program has recently expanding their service area to include partner schools located in East Side San Jose. Learn more about how you can help with the wonderful work the program is doing to help first generation underserved college students via scholarships, mentorship and professional development!

Starting a Small Business #WaysToGrow

This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Intuit QuickBooks and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. The opinions and text are all mine. It seems like so long ago when my sister and I started our small business. We opened an adorable dream boutique located in a small coastal town in California. We had… [Continue Reading]