Workplace offers resources, information and a spotlight for Latinas working in the corporate environment or for independent professionals.

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Women caregivers have faced greater job-loss and health issues due to pandemic

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, women caregivers have been disproportionately affected. One in 10 working mothers with children under 18 report quitting a job due to COVID. 

Tapping into Latinas' potential could unlock $393 billion in economic value in the U.S. 

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Did you know that right now Latinas hold the power to unlock $393 billion in economic value in the U.S. and reboot the post-pandemic economy? In fact, some may even say Latina business owners and entrepreneurs have a ‘midas touch.’
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Driscoll's appoints two Latinas as new board members

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The Greenwich, Conn-based RSR Partners recently assisted fresh…
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It will take two centuries for the gender wage gap to close for Latinas if we do nothing

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March 24 marks Equal Pay Day for all women. The day was officially established in 1996 by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) as a symbolic representation of how far into this year women must work to catch up to what men made in the previous year. Women working full-time, year-round are typically paid just 82 cents for every dollar paid to men. That is just the statistic for women in general, but the gender wage gap is much wider for minority women, especially Latinas. 
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7 Benefits of having women in companies

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According to UN Women, companies where three or more women hold senior executive roles benefit from higher performance in organizational effectiveness.

Apple appoints first Latina ever to board of directors

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Apple announced this month that Monica Lozano, president and CEO of College Futures Foundation, has been appointed as the eighth member to Apple’s board of directors-a major first step toward greater diversity and inclusion in higher-level positions.
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Record job losses in December push women out of the workforce en mass

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New data released last week has revealed that in December employers cut 140,000 jobs. A closer look at the data also reveals a shocking gender gap: Women accounted for all the job losses, losing 156,000 jobs.
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Kick the habit! How to avoid overeating when working from home

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If you've been working from home this past year, then you might…
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Effective strategies to tackle stress in the workplace with COVID19

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Stress in the workplace is something we have all experienced.  And not all stress is necessarily a bad thing. Stress can drive you to meet a goal or take on a new challenge.