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Determined to make a difference

Determined to make a difference

By Anita Mabante Leach Luz Sarmina Gutierrez was born to lead – and to do it with confidence. The oldest of five children, Luz learned to be responsible at an early age. She and her sisters were often asked to keep watch on each other. Two horses, a palomino and a quarter horse, were also […]




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Latinas mentor young women

Latinas mentor young women

The mentoring program Luminarias is looking for a few good Latinas. On April 21, a free one-day workshop will be held for college-age Latinas and Latina professionals to participate in a series of mentoring activities. Each mentee is teamed with a mentor, matching social styles, professional interests, and/or hobbies. Valle del Sol partners with Gamma […]




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Development services manager built career early

Development services manager built career early

For Phoenix native Cindy Navarrete-Stotler, reaching her professional peak has taken time, but has proven to be well worth the wait. Now currently the Management Services Administrator for the City of Phoenix’s Development Services Department, Navarrete oversees labor relations for more than 500 employees and a budget of $54 million. And for Navarrete, that climb […]




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“But I really want to be a chef!”

“But I really want to be a chef!”

By Coty Dolores Miranda Sometimes the need for change comes out of nowhere. You’ll be sitting in your Dilbert-like cubicle at work, involuntarily listening to the inane personal phone conversations of the co-worker just over the divider when the question pops into your head: “What the heck am I doing here?” It may or may […]




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Tucson youths to get glimpse of high-tech jobs at workshop

Tucson youths to get glimpse of high-tech jobs at workshop

Tucson high school students will get a taste of careers in high technology when the Ninth Annual Key to Employment for the 21st Century opens Feb. 6 on the campus of the University of Arizona. Billed as a workshop, expo and resource fair, the free event is geared to motivating students to attend college and […]




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Convention connects minority businesses, purchasing organizations

Corporate decision-makers from some of the world’s largest purchasing organizations and thousands of the best minority businesses in America met recently at the National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference at the San Diego Convention Center. The conference theme was “Leveraging Minority Supplier Diversity for Smart Growth” and more than 7,000 people were in attendance Oct. […]




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Job recruiters to look over fall crop of students

The job market is on an upswing this fall, with companies big and small seeking out students for jobs, internships, co-op and graduating senior positions. Still, career advisors warn that finding a job is always a competitive situation. They offer three tips to improve a jobseeker’s chances: • Recruiters are looking for ambitious team players […]




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