LT Staff

LT Staff

Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters

Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters

Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters   LatinTRENDS was hosted by Facebook in NYC on Tuesday May 23. The event bought together men and women from all fields of endeavor in a progressive-upbeat environment. The company announced its new direction into a digital first media company and that it is no…

City College & University of Texas Partnering to Produce Next Generation of Hispanic Professors

City College & University of Texas Partnering to Produce Next Generation of Hispanic Professors

The City College of New York is partnering with the University of Texas at El Paso to educate the next generation of Hispanic professors in environmental sciences and engineering. Entitled “Collaborative Research: The Hispanic AGEP Alliance for the Environmental Science and Engineering Professoriate,” the five-year project is funded by a $3.7 million grant from the National…

Carolina Huaranca, Tech-Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist & Principal of Kapor Capital

Carolina Huaranca, Tech-Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist & Principal of Kapor Capital

Latinos in tech have a long way to go (grow) less than 1 percent of venture-backed start-ups has a Latino founder, according to CB Insights. The good news is Carolina Huaranca is ready to change the game. The Peruvian-American is one of Silicon Valley’s few Latina venture capitalists. As a Principal at Kapor Capital, she specializes in identifying and…

1930s Massive Deportation of Mexican-Americans. Could History Repeat itself?

1930s Massive Deportation of Mexican-Americans. Could History Repeat itself?

President Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, and possibly their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the…

What You Didn’t Know about Calle 13

What You Didn’t Know about Calle 13

Calle 13 is a Puerto Rican alternative urban band consisting of stepbrothers René Pérez Joglar (lead singer, songwriter), Eduardo José Cabra Martínez (multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, beat producer) and their half-sister Ileana Cabra Joglar (backing vocals). Their stage names are Residente, Visitante and PG-13. Calle 13 likes to blend different musical styles like reggaeton, rap and rock. While other Latino groups tend to stick to the…

¡Pa gozar! Your inside scoop on Miami’s Latin music clubs

¡Pa gozar! Your inside scoop on Miami’s Latin music clubs

  By, Daisy Cabrera Ahh, glorious South Beach. Tourists flock here to bronze under the blazing sun, break waves on rented jet-skis, throw back some fruity cocktails, “watch me naenae” in mega clubs and relish under tall palm trees swaying to the ocean breeze. It’s a year-round chancleta paradise! Miami is also an explosion of…

Policy & America’s Perception of Higher Education and Economic Mobility

Policy & America’s Perception of Higher Education and Economic Mobility

Lehman President José Luis Cruz took part in an important educational panel in Washington D.C. last Thursday, discussing and debating how to translate America’s perception of higher education and economic mobility into policy. The panel entitled “Diving into the Data: Translating America’s Perceptions Into Policy,” was organized by New America, a non-partisan think tank that…

Formerly Homeless Teen Helps Family stabilize itself & Now Will Attend Harvard

Formerly Homeless Teen Helps Family stabilize itself & Now Will Attend Harvard

A Manual Arts High School senior whose family of six was homeless for three months after his father lost his job will be attending Harvard University this fall, thanks to a USC program. Jorge Campos, 17, currently lives with his family in Palmdale. His days are long, as he makes the approximately 140-mile round trip…

9 Power Questions that Will Help You Build Better Business Relationships
Relationship Trends in America!

Relationship Trends in America!

Relationship Trends in America!   48% of men are most likely to fall in love at first sight than woman who rated in at 28% ( makes sense verdad?) 33% more men than woman are bothered if their partners aren’t more romantic (this is surprising, isn’t it?) Couples who earn $20,000 or less argue less…