Born Leaders

Through volunteering, dual grad finds career path in Latino, reproductive health advocacy

25/07/2021 06:00am | 312 views

“I've always cared about advocating for the Latinx community since I am a daughter of immigrants. And as a woman, I always knew that I cared about sexual health, wellness and reproductive freedom,” Naranjo said. "I realized that if I cared about reproductive rights, I should volunteer at Planned Parenthood. It was there that I learned that there was a national program that specifically does work on Latinx engagement.”

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Chosen Foods Docuseries to Highlight Hispanic Entreprenueurs

22/07/2021 06:00am | 305 views

San Diego, CA—Chosen Foods is celebrating its Hispanic heritage with a four-part docuseries highlighting other Hispanic entrepreneurs in their respective fields.

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Curiosity is Embedded in this Doctor’s DNA

26/04/2021 06:00am | 822 views

By Kim Perez

From sneaking under curtains as a child exploring a hospital, to directing life-saving research at one of the most prestigious cancer centers in the world, Dr. Lorna Rodriguez-Rodriguez has never stopped following her curiosity. 

This intrepid spirit has been evident since her earliest days. 

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Bringing People Together for the Best Possible Outcome

23/04/2021 06:00am | 765 views

Do you ever think about all the different things that have to be in place when you visit your doctor?

The gloves, x-ray machines, thermometers, printers and ink …
The clean offices, safety signs, specialized solutions, and language translators …
The computers, chairs, trash cans and rugs …
The elevators, parking structures, shuttles and fuel …

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Obama 'Alumni' Create Scholarship Program To Boost Young Latinos In Public Service Internships

09/04/2021 06:00am | 449 views

by Cynthia Silva reports for NBC Asian America, NBCBLK, NBC Latino and NBC Out.

Some former Obama White House and administration staffers are coming together to create a new scholarship opportunity for Latino students looking to intern in the nation’s capital.

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