Second Annual Breakfast of Champions, 2016

Manage Your Career Like an Entreprenuer Latinas in Higher Education, Inc. Presents The Second Annual Breakfast of Champions Friday, January 15, 2016 Challenges and Opportunities Facing Latinas in Academia Keynote Presentation: Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin   Join us on for our Second Annual Breakfast of Champions event, designed to catapult your career in academia to the…

The Rising Moxie Conference

ABOUT The Rising Moxie Conference is a full-day high school conference designed for high school girls and their parents to be introduced to the higher education process. Topics include women empowerment, finding your dream school, college 101, financial aid, and more. Events range from keynote speakers, workshops*, networking sessions, college fair, and meal breaks. *Workshops…

Is Saying No Really an Option?

There’s definitely a place and a time to say no. Knowing the difference is going to be the key to your sanity. And the tone you use when saying it will be the key to keeping your good reputation. There are many instances where saying no is not an option –  from resident directors to presidents…

Assimilation – A Four-Letter Word?

Assimilation – A Four-Letter Word? There is no simple answer. Assimilation simply means to adapt or adjust to a new environment. For Latinos in the workplace, the dynamic around assimilation is much more complex than simply adjusting eating habits or learning to speak English. In fact, “acculturation” is probably a more accurate term. Rather than…