We, at Latina on a Mission, truly value education; we believe it to be one of the greatest assets available to this growing generation. That is why we make it a point to search and find new and exciting educational opportunities outside of the classroom, because we understand the great need for educated youth. NYC [...]
In 2011, Kmart launched Latina Smart on Facebook. Shortly after, Kmart announced the $25,000 Latina Smart Fund. This year, the program was re-formatted to meet the needs of the ever-changing business landscape for women and minorities, namely Latinas. Latina Smart's newest program is an amazing career building opportunity consisting of a ten (10) week PAID [...]
Earlier this year my teen, Karl, took a class at the International Center of Photography. As a photographer, he truly enjoyed the experience. He not only learned how to navigate his way in a dark room, he learned how to sharpen his skills behind the lens, was able to network with guest artists and more! [...]
Mentoring in Medicine (MIM) is a national organization that inspires and equips low-income students and underrepresented minorities with the experiences and resources to become health care professionals. If you know of a high school or college student that is interested in pursuing a career in medicine, take note, national Mentoring in Medicine Day is coming up! [...]
I've always loved to dance. Granted, I missed the dancing gene so I do most of my dancing at home. However, if you are an aspiring dancer The Rocketters have an amazing opportunity for you! This summer the Rockettes will have a summer intensive course for aspiring dancers. The Rockettes Summer Intensive course will offer aspiring [...]
Disney wants to ignite a Teen's dreams with the Disney Dreamers Academy. The program includes an immersive 4 day program at the Walt Disney World Resorts. One hundred teens will be selected from applications to attend. It is sure to inspire and empower the attending youth to reach for their dreams! I plan on having [...]
As a mother of a teen I'm always on the lookout for exciting internship opportunities for my son. They provide him with a glimpse of what the world has to offer, while also giving him a brief look into a variety of fields. As my Mami always used to say, ¿Cómo vas a saber lo [...]
Summer is almost here and the kids will soon be out of school in New York City. As a mother of a teen, I have to say that it seems as if programs for teens and tweens have been hit the hardest in this economy. They are either locked out of good summer jobs because of the market or from summer camp programs because of the cut-off age! Thankfully...