Monday Inspiration: Gossip / Lunes Inspiración: El Chisme

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This summer I’ve had a few brushes with the role of gossip in career, particularly from women. The first was when I heard from Superstar Intern that her executive producer at a global satellite network had poo poo’ed her guest pitch. Executive Producer was the most senior person at the editorial meeting and badmouthed a female colleague, […]

Monday Inspiration / Lunes Inspiración

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I’m excited to announce a new regular feature: Viviana Hurtado Ph.D.’s Monday Inspiration / Lunes Inspiración featuring different quotes to help motivate us at the beginning of a new week. The increase of women’s education and career opportunities is matched and indeed surpassed by the current media culture which sexualizes us. Beauty is reduced to the eye of […]

VIDEO: Unaccompanied Kids Funding. Will Congress Vote Before Their Vacay?

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One group of Americans almost has as much vacation as the French–Congress. However unlike many of Le Français, our lawmakers frequently leave for their respective breaks without having finished their work, in this case voting on important legislation. One such vote is the emergency funding–nearly $4 billion dollars–requested by President Obama to help care for the […]

Why I Attended a Community Meeting About #Immigration

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Many of you know that I am a cucaracha de iglesia and attend Mass every Sunday. My busy summer schedule shifts going to church to St. Matt’s–the majestic cathedral in Washington, D.C. where John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy were married–instead of Dahlgren Chapel in Georgetown. I was really excited to hear in the announcements after Mass about a […]

From Stress to Success in the City: Part 2: Renting vs Buying

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If you feel established financially, buying a home, loft, condo, or apartment may be the right option for you. Establishing a mortgage payment rather than a rent check may be more attainable than you think. Researching your real estate market, mortgage rates, and the timing of when you buy a home is vital to success. If you are a […]

Please Knock Before You Walk in on My #FoodPorn: National Tequila Month at El Centro D.F.

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Refreshing. Fresh. Creative. Delicate. If my taste buds had thoughts and could articulate them, this is what they would be screaming after savoring the menu at El Centro D.F. in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. A Chef Richard Sandoval restaurant, “El Centro” (as we locals call it) created a tequila-inspired menu for National Tequila Month […]