De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program

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Mission

The mission of "De Mujer a Mujer" (DMM) Program is to provide social, cultural and academic support that will increase the retention and graduation rates of Latinas and all women at Northern Illinois University by providing programs, activities and leadership opportunities that foster self-confidence, self-awareness and self-esteem. Program is open to all women but it is specifically targeted towards Latina freshmen, sophomores and first-year transfer students.

De Mujer a Mujer meets weekly on Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Latino Center (location subject to change).

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

Upcoming Events

Participants

  • Ana Carreto         
  • Guzette Espinal   
  • Dianna Coreas     
  • Sucely Garcia       
  • Alexandra Oyoque          
  • Angelica Flores    
  • Berenice Villagomez        
  • Denys Castellanos
  • Jasmine Corral
  • Jeanette Gamez   
  • Leticia Guereca
  • Liseth Pozo           
  • Lizette Victoria-Perez       
  • Maricela Cruz       
  • Nicole Peña

Qualifications

  • Must be a full-or-part-time student entering in fall 2018 or spring 2019.
  • Must be available to meet on Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. in fall 2018 and spring 2019 .
  • The application deadline has been extended to Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.

Application

Executive Board Team

  • Christine "Tina" Diaz Luna, Graduate Advisor
  • Abigail "Abby" Vidal, President and Student Coordinator
  • Ana Carreto, Vice President
  • Elisha Chaparro, Public Relations
  • Maricela Cruz, Public Relations II
  • Stephanie Reyes, Secretary
  • Guzette Espinal-Angulo, Community Service

Benefits

  • Establish a positive and professional support network with Latinas and all women
  • Receive career, personal and leadership development
  • Increase cultural, gender role and service learning awareness
  • Participate in the annual women's empowerment conference
  • After successful completion of program, you will receive a graduation cord and certificate of participation.