Friday, March 1, 2024

Unemployment Rates Rise in Black and Latina Women, Labor Force Set to Increase

The unemployment rate for Black and Latino women increased in February, but the number of people looking for jobs rose, too. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. unemployment rate has increased from 3.4% to 3.6%. Women aged 20 and over have had unemployment rates rising slightly to 3.2% from 3.1%. The […]

Katya Echazarreta, An Electrical Engineer, is the 1st Mexican-Born and One of the Youngest Women to Fly into Space

Growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico, Katya Echazarreta was often told she would never accomplish her dreams of traveling to space. “Everyone around me — family, friends, teachers — I just kept hearing the same thing: That’s not for you,” Echazarreta recalled. Echazarreta, 26, proved everyone wrong on Saturday when she joined an international crew inside […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes history becoming the youngest woman elected to Congress

Progressive Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won her race for a U.S. House seat in New York’s 14th District last night, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. “This is what is possible when everyday people come together in the collective realization that all our actions … are powerful, worthwhile and capable of lasting change,” Ocasio-Cortez […]