If you’re a mom, you know how babies can be with their pacifiers. They are completely attached to them–until suddenly the pacifier mysteriously disappears right when they want or need it most. Sometimes it can feel like a full time job just keeping track of every time your baby drops their pacifier. If you’re tired […]
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About Victoria Arena
Victoria Arena is a writer and student, passionate about writing, literature, and women's studies. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In 2017, she received her Associates in Fine Arts for Creative Writing from Brookdale Community College. Now, she is working toward her Bachelor's in English Literature at Montclair State University. Along with literature, Victoria is interested in Gender and Sexuality Studies, which she is pursuing as a minor, focusing closely on women's issues, gender inequality, and LGBT issues. These studies provide her with a feminist lens, which influences her work from both fiction to academic writings.
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Every entrepreneur is familiar with the struggle of getting started. A new idea takes hold of you and you start making big plans and getting goals, only to find that many doors are closed to you or you lack vital resources. This is what Hello Alice is working to change. Co-founded in 2017 by Elizabeth […]
The Latino business community has made great strides over the years in terms of growth, recognition, and overall success. In fact, a study from the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative found that the number of Latino business owners has grown by 34%, compared with the 1% growth rate for all other business owners in the US. […]
This past Tuesday, Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court Justice, filling the place left by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her confirmation to the Supreme Court brings a lot of uncertainty for the future of minority women’s health.
Entrepreneurship is a popular way for millions of people all over the world to make a living. It allows people to follow their passion, be their own boss and control their own destiny in life. While any type of individual can become an entrepreneur, Latino and Hispanic entrepreneurs are opening new businesses at a rate […]
COVID-19 had hit small businesses the hardest, with many having to shut down for extended periods of time and severely limit their services leading to loss of revenue and financial hardship. Luckily relief is on the way for New Jersey small businesses as Gov. Murphy announces $100 million in additional CARES Act funding to support […]
At its core, FlickPlay is a gamified video-sharing social app that combines interactive game elements with social media. The app creates immersive and gamified experiences that offer a new canvas for social storytelling.
Award-winning journalist and author, Maria Elena Salinas, will be joining the conversation at virtual event, Regain Our Latino Power, as Keynote Speaker. The event will bring together influential Latino leaders and discuss important topics such as Latinxs essential workers, Latinxs and the economy, Immigration Reform, Deportations and Incarceration of Latino Children. Salinas joined CBS News […]
In a simple virtual ceremony last Friday, five new Trustees were sworn in to Latinas in Business Inc. Executive Board. The 2020 Annual Executive Board Meeting welcomed member’s Beth Marmolejos, Pilar Avila, Danay Escanaverino, Adriane Medeiros, and Maria Santiago-Valentin into their new positions as Board Members. Present also was the Founder President and CEO, Susana […]
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