Executive Talks: Jessica Marquez, Human Systems Engineer

POSTED ON Oct 03, 2017

Jessica Marquez is a human systems engineer and research scientist at NASA’s Ames Research Center. She develops tools that astronauts use on the International Space Station. Jessica also trains astronauts and flight controllers to better plan out their workload.

Paulino do Rego Barros, Interim CEO for Equifax

POSTED ON Sep 26, 2017

Paulino Barros has been tapped to serve as interim CEO for Equifax. He most recently served as President, Asia Pacific, and is a seven-year veteran of the company. Previously, Barros led the company’s U.S. Information Solutions business, which includes U.S.-bas

Carmen P. Nava: Executive of the Day

POSTED ON Sep 25, 2017

Carmen Nava was appointed Senior Vice President – Premium Care, in September 2015. In this role, Carmen leads AT&T Entertainment Group’s efforts to care for customers with more complex needs. Her 31-year career has taken her to assignments in customer expe

Department of Energy promotes Native representation in STEM

POSTED ON Sep 22, 2017

Representatives from Department of Energy (DOE) offices and national laboratories are attending the American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2017 Conference in Denver, CO, Sept. 21–23, reports Sandra Begay in a DOE post. Sandra Begay is a principal member

Advanced STEM Degrees | Why Should I Go To Grad School?

POSTED ON Sep 21, 2017

More and more Hispanic students are going to college. However, the number of Hispanics getting advanced science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) degrees is very low. Encouraging more Latino to get a master’s and doctoral degree in a STEM progra

Executive Talks: Thought Leadership and Mentoring

POSTED ON Sep 21, 2017

The technology and engineering industry is striving to create a pipeline of young talent with fresh ideas to keep their businesses moving forward. One way to accomplish this is through thought-leadership and mentorship. What about Hispanic leaders in the industry

Software Develops With Cross-Cultural Connections

POSTED ON Sep 19, 2017

The family is the foundation of the Hispanic community, as it is in other cultural communities. For some reason, the same concept is not being applied in the professional community. Some studies have suggested that relationships between mentors and mentees of s

Geisha Williams: PG&E’s Top Electric Executive

POSTED ON Sep 08, 2017

Geisha Williams became president and CEO of PG&E Corp. on March 1, 2017. Williams joined PG&E in 2007 after 24 years with Florida Power and Light. Since joining PG&E, Williams has been responsible for the maintenance, construction, and overall performance of

FCA US ranks #11 on the annual Latina Style Top 50 Report

POSTED ON Sep 07, 2017

The editors of Latina Style magazine have named FCA US LLC to the list of the top 50 U.S. companies for Hispanic women to work. FCA US ranked #11 of 50 top employers named to the list. In addition to containing the Top 50 Report, the September issue of Latina m

Executive Talks: UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada

POSTED ON Sep 05, 2017

Growing up, it's what Cindy Estrada did outside of school that helped her nurture a passion for teaching. Her grandparents stories about their work on farms and inside the factories of Detroit also guided Estrada into the labor movement. After graduating from th

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