"My mom worked really hard, I'm from a single family parent home, to insure that education was key and she really hit it home - school school school, and I enjoyed school very much and I always concentrated on that." Adrianna is an Executive at Google.
“I think the biggest lesson I‘ve learned is to do things that scare you. I think that’s really the way that people learn and grow, is you know taking on challenges that you never thought you would be able to accomplish..." Nuria is an executive at Twitter.
“Usually Latinas feel like they have to give up having a good heart or being a good person to build wealth or move up in an organization because they haven’t seen any different. But if they see good women like Nely, like myself, like other Latinas who have built that wealth and are real and want to give back, then they’ll have the courage to reframe it.“
"My grandparents and my parents came from Cuba in the 1960s to Miami. They left without having anything and they rebuilt their lives in a new country and that endurance and that perseverance is something that my grandparents have taught me."
I started CraftyChica.com in 2001 as a way to share my enthusiasm for creativity and positivity. I remember the moment I thought of the name - I dropped what I was doing and bought the URL. Best. Decision. Ever.
“My mom is a teacher and my dad is an optometrist, so thinking about business was different for me because I didn’t have role models around in those fields.” Be inspired by how Eliana Murillo, Head of Multicultural Marketing at Google, found success in the corporate world.
“My biggest obstacle is really about making sure that there is enough
talent in the pipeline for the future. We often are troubled with the fact that we need more and more Latinos and Hispanics to be in the pipeline for skills that we need in our jobs, so we’d love to see more of us involved.”