Month: July 2022

The rise of Latinas

The Rise of Latinas: Shattering Cultural Ceilings in the U.S.

When most people think of the traditional role of Latinas, they imagine them as mothers, as wives, and as homemakers.  And that’s still true.  But today, Latinas have added another line to their list of achievements:  They are now quickly leading the way as entrepreneurs in America’s competitive landscape. What has fueled the success of entrepreneurs such as …

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Janice Bryant Howroyd, a Woman Leading.

Janice Bryant Howroyd: A Woman Leading the Way

It was the mid-1970s, and Janice Bryant had graduated with an English degree from what was once North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, now North Carolina AT&T State University—an institution that currently benefits from her accomplishments and her generosity. Today, Janice Bryant Howroyd is known for many achievements, but perhaps her biggest notoriety comes from …

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Latinas and Hispanic students

How Well Are College Business Programs Preparing Latinas for Careers as Entrepreneurs?

“Entrepreneurship” has become a buzz word in the 21st century.  At a time like no other, gifted thinkers, innovators, and visionaries are able to thrive in businesses of their own, rather than working for others.  And while a college education isn’t always necessary to prepare someone as an entrepreneur, it’s certainly an advantage.  But are college programs preparing students—especially …

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