Having more women in company boards, in senior management, supervisory positions and workers in the formal sector is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. It's good for the bottom line. / Michelle Bachelet
My message to women is: Women: We can do it. We are capable of doing almost anything, but we must learn we cannot do it all at once, we need to prioritize. / Michelle Bachelet
Join this week's Latina Spotlight honoree, visual artist Andrea Arroyo, for a FREE interactive webinar: The Business of Art, Professional Development & Best Practices for Artists, hosted by the ELLA Leadership Institute. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at 8pm EST! www.eventbrite.co...
"When people hear me sing, I want them to be happy, happy, happy. I don't want them thinking about when there's not any money, or when there's fighting at home. My message is always felicidad - happiness."--Celia Cruz
"Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country."--Isabel Allende
"Young women should pave their own path. I find it quite confining to live up to anybody else's expectations of who you should be." --Jessica Alba, Actress
"What do women want? Time." --María Elena Salinas, journalist, authors, Univision Network Anchor
"Our society needs women to be more numerous in decision-making positions and in entrepreneurial areas. We always have to pass a twofold test: first to prove that, though women, we are no idiots, and second, the test anybody has to pass.” --Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Current President of Argentina.
"I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say 'yes, women can.'" --Dilma Rousseff, First woman to be elected President of Brazil.
“Among poor people, there's not any question about women being strong -- even stronger than men -- they work in the fields right along with the men. When your survival is at stake, you don't have these questions about yourself like middle-class women do.” --Dolores Huerta, Co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union
“A man does what he can; a woman does what a man cannot.” ― Isabel Allende, from Inés of My Soul “And I am not one of those women who trips twice over the same stone.” ― Isabel Allende, from Inés of My Soul
“This was the last astronaut job that was not (yet) done by a woman. Now with this milestone we can focus on the fact that what is important to succeed in life, it does not matter whether you are a man or a woman.” --Ellen Ochoa, First Hispanic female astronaut