This past week Refinery 29 published an article spotlighting just how important mentorship programs designed specifically for Latinas are. While the piece took a harsh look into why these programs may be so sparse in LatinX spaces, it also highlighted some organizations that are aimed at evening the playing field for young Latinas. Organizations like Latinas On the Verge of Excellence (L.O.V.E.), a New York based organization set in predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods, Las Chicas Del Barrio, a Dallas-based nonprofit that helps empower high-school-aged girls, and, drumroll please, Latinitas! Our very own Austin-based nonprofit set on empowering girls starting at age 9 through our various programs and conferences. Not only were we mentioned in the article, but our Founder and CEO Laura Donnelly was also interviewed and quoted!
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