Many in the Hispanic community have embraced the now “infamous” phrase “wise Latina woman.” Using it as a tongue in cheek way, but also as a source of pride for real Latinas who are intelligent, successful and breaking new ground.
Recently the San Diego News Network highlighted eight of the areas top “Hispanic women leaders in politics and other areas.” The tag line of the article reads: “Sotomayor is not the only Hispanic woman with a stellar record. San Diego boasts a large pool of ‘wise Latinas.’ ”
Though I probably have nothing in common with most of these women politically, I thought it was an interesting reflection of the Hispanic community.
Everyone should read about these female leaders. Their work is impacting their local communities at every level. Read more at SDNN: Eight greats‘ Wise Latina’ leaders from San Diego