Archive for October, 2010

HISPA Kicks Off Third Year with 400 Hispanic Professionals Serving as Role Models for NJ Students

Majority of Role Models are in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Fields
PRINCETON, NJ – The HISPA Role Model Bureau, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing professional Hispanic role models for young students, kicked off its third year with 400 Hispanic professionals ready to support educational programs across New Jersey.
In the past year, HISPA doubled the number of volunteers who are serving as role models, announced Dr. Ivonne Diaz-Claisse, president of HISPA, which stands for Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement. The majority of the role models are in the STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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