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13-Year-Old Shark Tank Winner to Keynote Startup Chica

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  Latinitas’ Startup Chica Conference Aims to Teach Girls How to Turn Their Bright Ideas Into Businesses The 3rd annual entrepreneurial conference will feature Shark Tank kid CEO Mikaila… Read more

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Latinitas is Celebrating 15 Years With a Quinceañera Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Latinitas to Celebrate 15 Years of Tech and Media Education and Girl Empowerment at Quinceañera Gala AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 22, 2017) – This year, Austin-based Latinitas – the only bilingual and bicultural magazine and digital media and technology nonprofit organization of its kind – will be celebrating its 15th anniversary as many Hispanic… Read more

Latinitas Aims to #AmpCamp, Invites Donors to Breakfast Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / 512-796-2777   Latinitas’ #AmpCamp Campaign Aims to Raise $10,000 During Amplify Austin Day 2017 Funds raised will be used to provide financial assistance at Latinitas’ summer camps AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 1, 2017) – Latinitas, an Austin-based nonprofit organization, is looking to #AmpCamp by meeting its goal of… Read more

Latinitas Announces Design Chica Poster Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALL FOR ENTRIES Latinitas is Requesting Submissions for the Design Chica Poster Redesign Competition AUSTIN, TX — February 7, 2017 — So you think you can design? Austin-based nonprofit Latinitas is looking for talented graphic designers to redesign the poster for its upcoming Design Chica Conference. Through this competition, the nonprofit is… Read more

Latinitas Selected as a Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Grantee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / Latinitas Selected as One of 19 Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Grantees The Austin-based nonprofit’s Gigabit Girls project will bring virtual reality to girls in Austin Public Housing Austin, Texas (January 24, 2017) – Latinitas, an Austin-based nonprofit organization focused on equipping Latina youth with multimedia production skills and… Read more

Latinitas Launches “1,000 Reasons to Help Latina Youth” #GivingTuesday Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / Latinitas Launches “1,000 Reasons to Help Latina Youth” Campaign for #GivingTuesday Global Day of Giving Takes Place on November 29th AUSTIN, TX — November 21, 2016 — Austin-based nonprofit Latinitas aims to raise $1,000 in monthly giving by #GivingTuesday through its “1,000 Reasons to Help Latina Youth” campaign…. Read more

Latinitas and Con Mi MADRE Present Austin Latinas in Film Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Donnelly / 512-414-0472   Latinitas and Con Mi MADRE Present Austin Latinas in Film Event September 15th Panel Features Troublemaker Studios Co-Founder and Vice President Elizabeth Avellán AUSTIN, TX — August 31, 2016 — Latinos are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States and their love for… Read more

Healthy Chica Conference Gives Girls Tools To Create a Movement

Latinitas Uses Media, Tech and Musician/Health Enthusiast Suzette Quintanilla to Debunk Confusing Health Messages  AUSTIN, TX- Media has such power and influence, directing mixed messages at teen girls about diet, esteem, body image, sexuality, happiness, achievement and much more.  Latinitas’ Healthy Chica Conference, Oct 24, 9am-4pm at ACC Eastview for any girl ages 9-18 puts the message-making in… Read more

Latinitas and Google Fiber Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Las Voces: Austin Latinas in Journalism

Local and National Journalist Panel Discuss Diverse Voices in Media Women represent just 35 percent of newspaper supervisors according to the 2014 American Society of News Editors newsroom census.  Same goes for TV and radio, where women make up just 28 percent of news directors in the top 25 U.S. markets and 26 percent of… Read more