Latina Coalition Silicon Valley 15th Anniversary

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 in Events, News
Latina Coalition Silicon Valley 15th Anniversary

Latina Coalition Silicon Valley invites you to celebrate our 15th Anniversary!   Saturday, September 6th, 2014 | 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza 1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose, CA 95116 – click for directions http://schoolofartsandculture.org/ Reserve your seat or table in advance by purchasing through […]

ELLA Video Project: Underrepresentation of Latinas in STEM

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. The Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley’s Engaged Latina Leadership Activist (ELLA) Program Class of 2013 presents a video focused on the lack of Latinas in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.   View more videos created by the […]

ELLA Video Project: Overrepresentation of Incarcerated Latinas

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. Exploring the overrepresentation of incarcerated Latinas and how this affects them as individuals and as agents of integrated social systems. Incarcerated Latinas are often stigmatized and written off as non-members of society; our goal is to change […]

ELLA Video Project: Access to Healthcare

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. “Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we do not have a lot of time to care of ourselves. We […]

ELLA Video Project: Scarcity of Latinas in Leadership

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. This video was created to bring awareness on the scarcity of Latinas in leadership and inspire Latinas to get involved and develop their leadership skills.   View more videos created by the ELLA Class of 2013 Learn […]

2013 Sisterhood Brunch Fundraiser

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in News

Check out our 2013 Sisterhood Brunch Fundraiser photo album

Support Latina Coalition Silicon Valley

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in News

You can help us in three ways: Become a Member! One third of our revenues are from our membership dues. If you are not already a member or have lapsed, please join or renew today. Donate your Time Joining the board of directors or one of our committees. Make a Donation Make a donation at […]

Latinas in STEM Nominated for CreaTV Award

Posted on May 30, 2014 in ELLA, News

As part of the ELLA Video for social change project, Jocelyn Barragan, Yvette De La Torre, Ashley Ortiz, and Stefanie Perez create a video on the lack of Latinas in STEM fields. Congratulations to them for being nominated for a CreaTV Award! These ELLAs along with LCSV Board members attended the awards ceremony in January […]

Latinas in STEM

Posted on Mar 15, 2014 in News

On Friday, March 14th LCSV partnered with the Latinas in STEM Foundation to host a luncheon panel discussion on the underrepresentation of Latinas in STEM fields featuring guest speakers and our very own ELLAs from the Class of 2013 as moderators.   Inspiring speakers: Ileana Rivera – Senior Director IT, Cisco Latin America Diana Albarrán […]

Latina Coalition named SVL’s Partner of the Year

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in News

Jaqui Guzman, LCSV President, was honored to accept Silicon Valley Latino’s award for Community Partner of the Year on behalf of the Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley at SVL’s Year in Review event in December 2013.