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Success Story: Adrianna Samaniego

Sep 14, 2014

Success Story: Adrianna Samaniego

"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.

Success Story: Nuria Santamaria Wolfe

Sep 1, 2014

Success Story: Nuria Santamaria Wolfe

“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.

Dr. Yasmin Davidds - Latina Empowerment Specialist

Aug 24, 2014

Dr. Yasmin Davidds - Latina Empowerment Specialist

“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.“

Andrea Bahamondes' Success Story

Aug 17, 2014

Andrea Bahamondes' Success Story

My name is Andrea Bahamondes. I’m an entrepreneur, personal development coach, wife and mother of three wonderful kids.

Francesca de Quesada Covey - Latina Executive, Facebook

Aug 10, 2014

Francesca de Quesada Covey - Latina Executive, Facebook

"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."

Crafty Chica’s Success Story

Jul 25, 2014

Crafty Chica’s Success Story

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.

Eliana Murillo, Google Executive

Jul 24, 2014

Eliana Murillo, Google Executive

“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.

Myrna Soto, Comcast Executive

Jul 24, 2014

Myrna Soto, Comcast Executive

“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.”

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