Gabriela Monje left her home in Peru at age 12 and immigrated to the United States. She remembers struggling to learn English, not doing well in school, and having difficulty making new friends; but in the face of these problems Gabriela’s story is one of inspiration. She now speaks English fluently and is a junior at Rutgers University.
Hispanic Outlook in Education published a profile of Ivonne Diaz-Claisse and HISPA's mission and impact in article titled HISPA helps students find pathways to college.
Princeton, NJ – Hispanic professionals from diverse careers will share their personal and professional journeys with middle school students during a youth conference themed “Take Action! Achieve your Dreams,” at Princeton University on Friday, June 6 from 8 a.m.to 2:30 p.m.
San Antonio, TX – Hispanic professionals from diverse backgrounds will share their educational and professional journeys with middle school students during a youth conference themed “Take Action! Achieve your Dreams,” at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX on Friday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Princeton, NJ (April 25, 2014) – Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA), will partner with St. Mary’s University in San Antonio to host its fourth STEM- focused HISPA Youth Conference on Friday, May 16, 2014. The day-long event is themed “Take Action, Achieve Your Dreams,” and will take place at the University Center on the St. Mary’s University campus.
April 10, 2014, New York, NY – More than 70 volunteers from corporate Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), professional associations and academia came together on April 4 at the first annual HISPA NYC Youth Conference to deliver powerful messages on college readiness and career awareness to NYC middle school students.
Princeton, NJ, March 25, 2014 – Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA), with the support of the Latina Researchers Network (LRN), will host the first annual HISPA Youth Conference in New York City on April 4. The day-long event is themed “Take Action, Achieve Your Dreams,” and will take place at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
BEDMINSTER, February 27, 2014 – A group of HISPA staff and volunteers joined with middle school students from our HISPA Role Model Program partner schools to participate in the annual HACEMOS High Technology Day at three AT&T locations. HACEMOS, the AT&T Hispanic/Latino Employee Resource Group (ERG), hosted its 16th annual event for 1900 students at 31 sites in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
We are proud to announce that our President Ivonne Díaz-Claisse, PhD will be honored as one of the Class of 2014 to be inducted into the New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame, presented by the YWCA of Trenton. The Induction Gala will take place on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at The Westin Princeton.
Princeton, NJ [CapitalWirePR] December 12, 2013 – To better understand how the Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) Role Model Program affects middle-school students, Educational Testing Service (ETS) has been working with HISPA to gather survey data from students who participated in the program.