MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

Mario Molina

Mario Molina, Chemist, Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner

Physical chemist Mario Molina was interested in science at an early age and created his own chemistry lab in a bathroom at his home.

After completing his studies in Mexico and Germany, he moved to the United States to obtain an advanced degree in physical chemistry at the U.C. Berkeley.

He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on the effects of man-made compounds on the ozone layer... Continue reading

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Slow and Steady Progress for Mexican American Professionals: The results of the American surveys for the years 2010-2012 show positive results

By Humberto Gutierrez
Edited by Kristen House

College enrollment showed an increase of 1.4 percent from 2010 to 2012—a positive sign for Mexican Americans wanting to achieve higher academic and professional goals. Here is the data.

Educational attainment shows no change to the . . . → Read More: Slow and Steady Progress for Mexican American Professionals: The results of the American surveys for the years 2010-2012 show positive results

Employment & Job News 2014: US Employers Hire 321,000 Employees in November; Latino Unemployment Drops Slightly

Employment & Job News 2014: US Employers Hire 321,000 Employees in November; Latino Unemployment Drops Slightly
U.S. employers hired 321,000 people in November, the latest sign of steady growth and health job gains. The latest job figures mean 2014 is on track to be the strongest year for hiring since 1999, and 10 million jobs were lost . . . → Read More: Employment & Job News 2014: US Employers Hire 321,000 Employees in November; Latino Unemployment Drops Slightly

Hopeful Gains in Higher Education for Mexican Americans

By Humberto Gutierrez
Edited by Kristen House

The latest figures from the 2013 American Community Survey show progress in the wide gap between the total US professional population and Mexican Americans:

2012 college and/or graduate enrollment was 28.8% for the total population but only 18.2% for Mexican Americans.
2013 college and/or graduate enrollment was 28.3% for . . . → Read More: Hopeful Gains in Higher Education for Mexican Americans

Upscale and Affluent Latinos Are Tech Savvy, Bilingual and Big Spenders

Upscale and Affluent Latinos Are Tech Savvy, Bilingual and Big Spenders
By Nicole Akoukou Thompson (n.thompson@latinpost.com)
First Posted: Jul 25, 2014 01:17 PM EDT
Guests attend a launch event for Kiva City D.C. hosted by Capital One, Kiva, and the Latino Economic Development Center on January 8, 2013 in Washington, DC
Savvy, affluent and upscale Latinos have soaring purchasing power, . . . → Read More: Upscale and Affluent Latinos Are Tech Savvy, Bilingual and Big Spenders

Yahoo Diversity Figures Show Lack of Blacks, Hispanics

Yahoo has released information on the diversity of its workforce, and like Google it has a lot of room for improvement.
Last month, Google revealed that only 2% of its workforce was Black, 3% Hispanic and women only 30%.
Yahoo has followed suit by publishing its workforce diversity figures, and they are along the same lines. Women make . . . → Read More: Yahoo Diversity Figures Show Lack of Blacks, Hispanics