When she was a young adult, Martha Garcia found herself a single-mother with not much in the way of opportunity. But that didn’t stop this self-made woman from rising to the helm of Imperial Valley College, something she hopes inspires young Latinas everywhere to strive for greatness.
It’s not always easy to move away from your hometown, let alone immigrate to a completely different continent, but that’s exactly what one former Calexico Unified School District principal did to fulfill her life’s dreams.
Being raised in a Mexican family of field workers led Graciela Palacios to believe there was nothing more to life than crossing the border from Mexicali into the United States to work in the fields.
When it comes to inspiring the next generation, Brawley elementary school teacher, Samara Storms understands the importance of women empowerment, and its ability to enhance the future.
In the year 2018, women have made great strides in the workplace. Women are now employed in virtually every vocation, but are they treated equally? There are two areas that seem to suggest the answer is no: 1. pay equity, and 2. securing and keeping top, opportunity-rich positions.
From time to time, someone will tell Susan Paradis she tends to put the proverbial cart before the horse. The Imperial Chamber of Commerce executive director concedes this may be true. It’s a product of her desire to get things done. She knows where the cart belongs, and she doesn’t want to …
Despite the Border Patrol being a considerably dangerous and male-dominant career path, Gloria I. Chavez was certain growing up she would not only one day become an agent, but ultimately hold a stewardship role within the agency.
Primary and general election information dating back to 2015 reveals that men have sought local public office at a rate nearly three times as often as women.