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Latinas in STEM: Laura Willson’s Affinity for Coding

“My name is Laura Willson, of Chilean-Puerto Rican descent, a senior at Saint Jean Baptiste, the middle of eight children, and a girl who codes!” “I hope to inspire and teach other girls to try this field.” As part of our ongoing focus on Latinos that break barriers, today we’d like you to meet Laura Willson […]

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Latinos In STEM: Tim Campos, Facebook’s VP of Information Technology

¿Sabias que… Facebook’s Vice President of Information Technology is Tim Campos? Campos was also CIO at KLA-Tencor, Sr. Engineering Manager atSilicon Graphics and named one of the most influential Hispanics In technology by CNET. Tim Campos is a Dominican-American born in Denver, Colorado. He received his education at Columbia University and from Haas School of […]

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Autism on the Rise Among Hispanic/Latino Children

According to the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention ,  since 2010, 1 in 68 children in the U.S. has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, or  ASD, a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. To our surprise, […]

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