October 11-13, 2022, marked the American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity’s (AAAED) 48th annual national conference. This year’s virtual conference theme was “Building an Infrastructure for Sustainable and Equitable Change” and participants were able to reflect on this call to action through workshops, keynote addresses, plenary sessions, express talks and networking events. Continue reading AAAED Virtual Conference Explores ‘Building an Infrastructure for Sustainable and Equitable Change’
By Edwin Flores, NBC News
At age 9, Nalleli Cobo was experiencing asthma, body spasms, heart palpitations and nosebleeds so severe she needed to sleep in a chair to prevent herself from choking on her own blood. Continue reading Young L.A. Latina wins prestigious environmental prize
First African-American woman to join.
The Senate has voted 53 to 47 to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the 116th Supreme Court justice. Continue reading Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed as U.S. Supreme Court Justice!
By David Artavia, Yahoo! Life
Selena Gomez is taking her passion for mental health advocacy to new heights. Continue reading Selena Gomez says she’s ‘happier’ after being off social media for over 4 years: ‘It makes me feel normal’
By Samar Khoury
You could describe Padma Lakshmi in many ways.
It goes on.
She is the host, judge and executive producer of Top Chef. She produces Taste the Nation, where she takes viewers around America to enlighten them with immigrant culture and cuisine. And she’s a bestselling author, known for her first children’s book, Tomatoes for Neela. Continue reading Padma Lakshmi: Advocating for a Better World
By Suzanne Cope, Washington Post
International Women’s Day, which is now celebrated on March 8 around the globe, has for more than a century been a day to highlight the plight of women, especially mothers, in the workplace and fight for reforms. Continue reading Why International Women’s Day matters
(CNN) President Joe Biden has selected Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to the Supreme Court, setting in motion a historic confirmation process for the first Black woman to sit on the highest court in the nation. Continue reading Biden to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson to be first Black woman to sit on Supreme Court
By Marlene Lenthang, NBC News
U.S. women soccer stars, including Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, have reached a $24 million settlement with the U.S. Soccer Federation following a lawsuit over unequal pay with men’s team players. Continue reading U.S. Soccer and women soccer stars settle equal pay lawsuit for $24 million
By Stephanie Salas-Vega, Central Track
The founders of Malcriadas Collective don’t want to be good girls, yet their mission in Dallas is to do only good. Continue reading Malcriadas Collective is the Badass Latina-Owned Brand You Need to Know About