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Latinitas and Con Mi MADRE Present Austin Latinas in Film Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Donnelly / 512-414-0472 laura@latinitasmagazine.org   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

Latinitas Selected 1 in 28 for 2016 Google RISE Awards

The Austin-based nonprofit is one of 28 organizations in 16 countries receiving a 2016 Google RISE Award Austin, Texas (June 7, 2016) – Latinitas, an Austin-based nonprofit organization focused on equipping Latina girls and teens with multimedia production skills and technology training, announced today that it has received a 2016 Google RISE Award for its efforts… Read more

Latinitas Celebrates Women’s History Month with Blog-a-thon

Latinitas Announce Weeklong Blog-A-Thon Calling all Latina bloggers to celebrate Women’s History Month! The nonprofit organization, Latinitas, is hosting a Blog-A-Thon March 1st-5th on www.MyLatinitas.com for the creative girls who want to #SpeakOut and share their creative voice during Women’s History Month. Each day will have a different blog topic. Expressing themselves through writing is… Read more

Austin’s Public Housing and Girls Empowerment Non-Profit Partner with National Tech Initiative to get More “Chicas” to Explore Tech

HACA’s Pathways Program and Latinitas’s Girls Leading Girls Initiative Use National Center for Women and Information Technology Resources to Cultivate More Gender Diversity in Tech Austin, Texas – February 05, 2016 – 9,000 technology jobs are coming to Austin by 2017, yet the current industry employs less than 17 percent of women. The National Center… Read more

College Chica El Paso

COLLEGE CHICA PREPARES GIRLS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION   WHAT:  College Chica is a full-day conference centered around college attainment. The event will feature college prep workshops, a college student panel and keynote speakers presenting on the value of academic pursuit. WHO: Girls ages 10-18 are invited to attend Latinitas’ College Chica conference. The event is… Read more

Healthy Chica

Latinitas Uses Media & Tech to Debunk Confusing Health Messages  El Paso, TX- Media has such power and influence, directing mixed messages at teen girls about diet, esteem, body image, happiness, achievement and much more.  Latinitas’ Healthy Chica Conference, January 30 from 10am-3pm at El Paso First, 1145 Westmoreland for any girl ages 9-18 puts the message-making in girls’… Read more

EPCC Technology Workshop

TECH CHICA WORKSHOP: (12/5 – El Paso, TX) Women Leaders Motivate Girls to Discover Their Voice in Media & Tech WHEN: December 5, 2015 ( 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) WHERE: EPCC Administrative Building, 9050 Viscount WHAT: Girls are given the opportunity to explore career opportunities in media and technology mentored by professionals and college… 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

Girls Aim High in STEM Conference

LOCAL WOMEN LEADERS MOTIVATE GIRLS TO AIM HIGH Aim High Conference Features Leadership & Career Workshops WHAT: Aim High Conference: Girls are given the opportunity to explore career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math mentored by professionals in this leadership and career workshop. WHEN: November 7, 2015 ( 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.) WHERE:… 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