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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

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

Executive Talks: An Unconventional Journey to the Top of Chesapeake Utilities

POSTED ON Sep 04, 2017

If you had asked her while she was still in college where she might be in 2017, it would be unlikely that Vice President and Business Unit Leader of Chesapeake Utilities would be at the top of Aleida Socarras’ list. With over 25 years of experience in the energ

Meet Puerto Rico’s first Horatio Alger Scholar

POSTED ON Sep 01, 2017

In 2016, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans administered over $12 Million in scholarship funds for 1, 915 students. Since 1984, more than $125 Million has been awarded in scholarships at 1,024 colleges and universities attended by scholars. T

Puerto Rico’s first Horatio Alger Scholar shares inspiring life story

POSTED ON Sep 01, 2017

In 2016, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans administered over $12 Million in scholarship funds for 1, 915 students. Since 1984, more than $125 Million has been awarded in scholarships at 1,024 colleges and universities attended by scholars.

ASSIST Early-Career Faculty Development Symposium

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The seven largest national diversity-serving professional organizations came together to form a research partnership – ASSIST: Strengthening Engineering Faculty through Diversity Serving Professional Organization Engagement - to proactively address the lack of di

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