This Is What It’s Like to Be a Latina Writer on NBC’s Workplace Comedy ‘Superstore’

Following a sneak screening of a hilarious episode from the upcoming third season of Superstore, NALIP’s Latino Media Fest hosted a conversation with the two Latina writers on the show, Sierra Ornelas and Vanessa Ramos. Although both of them have extensive resumes working in television – Ramos on multiple Comedy Central Roasts and Bordertown and Sierra on shows like Happy Endings – this is the first show where they have had the opportunity to work alongside another woman of color, or any other person of color for that matter. Continue reading This Is What It’s Like to Be a Latina Writer on NBC’s Workplace Comedy ‘Superstore’

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Closing the Gender Gap in Technology: How the Founder of Girls Who Code Is Teaching Girls Coding and Confidence

For Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani, her non-profit organization is about more than just bridging the gender gap in technology — it’s about empowering girls to change the world. Girls Who Code (GWC) has already introduced 10,000 girls to coding through after-school and summer programs. Continue reading Closing the Gender Gap in Technology: How the Founder of Girls Who Code Is Teaching Girls Coding and Confidence

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