De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program



The mission of "De Mujer a Mujer" Latina Assistance Program (LAP) is to provide academic support that will increase the retention and graduation rates of Latinas at Northern Illinois University by providing programs, activities and leadership opportunities that foster self-confidence, self-awareness and self-esteem.

De Mujer a Mujer meets weekly on Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Latino Center.

Program Objectives

  • Establish a positive and professional support network for Latinas
  • Promote education, career, personal and leadership development
  • Increase cultural, gender role and service learning awareness

Executive Board Team

  • Guadalupe Barragan
  • Elisha Chaparro
  • Christine Diaz Luna, Graduate Advisor
  • Abigail “Abby” Vidal
  • Stephanie Reyes

Program Meeting Schedule