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Patricia Guerrero Could be California’s First Latina Supreme Court Chief Justice

Virginia Isaad
Patricia Guerrero made history earlier this year when she was the first Latina confirmed to the California Supreme Court and now she’s set to make history yet again. California Governor Gavin Newsom nominated Patricia Guerrero to be the state’s next...
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Mexican American is First Latina President of Harvard Law Review

Sofía Aguilar
There are few things more exciting than Latinas getting their place at the table in higher academia. Especially at Ivy League schools like Harvard University where the system continues to favor white students from upper-class backgrounds. Despite these barriers, Mexican-American...
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Harvard’s Oldest Student Newspaper Elects Its First Latina President

Sofía Aguilar
We love to see Latinas breaking barriers everywhere, especially in prestigious spaces like academia that remain  white and male-dominated. This month, history and literature student Raquel Coronell Uribe became the first-ever Latina president of The Harvard Crimson, Harvard University’s student...
Culture

First Latina Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Announces Retirement

Bill O’Connor
After almost three decades of service as a Congresswoman, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), has announced her retirement. She became the first Latina and first Cuban-American elected to Congress in 1989. Here, we take a look at how she shattered the...