About: DianaFlores


Posts by DianaFlores:

Breaking the Stereotype of Latinx Women

Posted on: 23 Jul 2018

Stereotypes concerning Latina women are often heard and are demeaning and even oppressive for reasons being that people tend idolized only one type of latina image. The increased on diversity is truly a positive thing that has been going on in many formal institutions and industries. However, for the Latino community, there is still a long way to go. Many Latina women especially are trying to make an effort to shatter some of the biggest stereotypes associated with Latina Beauty and instead dedicating time to celebrate the unique beauty in…

Are Baby Boomers Widening the Inequality Gap?

Posted on: 20 Jul 2018

Baby Boomers are reportedly the wealthiest generation in U.S. history. According to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute, Boomers have collectively earned about $3.7 trillion, which is more than twice as much as the $1.6 trillion that members of the silent generation had grossed at the same age, according to a new Mckinsey Global Institute report. Researchers found that only 20 percent of that difference was due to economic growth. There are three reasons as to why the Baby Boomer generation is the richest generation.  The first reason…

Costa Rica En Route to La Vida Pura

Posted on: 18 Jul 2018

Costa Rica’s emerging status as a green energy leader has won renewed praise from experts, who have been discussing the country’s 99 percent fossil-free electricity use. The country is the most “progressive” country in Central America, and has been able to achieve an almost completely carbon-neutral footprint when sourcing electricity for its citizens in 2015. Recently, official studies have shown that about 18 percent of all of Costa Rica’s energy use is renewable, with 99 percent of its electricity sourced from green energy supplies. The other main sources of energy…

Protests Follow Trump in Europe

Posted on: 16 Jul 2018

No matter where Donald Trump went this weekend, he was followed by massive protests.  It all began in the U.K., where hordes of demonstrators gathered in central London on Friday. Protestors mocked Donald Trump’s presidency with an iconic balloon which was popularly referred to as the “Trump Baby.” The balloon was flown high over the Parliament Square in London, though Donald Trump spent the day miles away from the protesters, as he met with Prime Minister Theresa May and later with Queen Elizabeth II. Trump was allegedly late to his meeting…

Saudi Arabia Moves a Step Forward To Ending the Patriarchy

Posted on: 14 Jul 2018

The first female driver for Ubers Middle East’s rival has arrived, setting a new course for women integrating the patriarchal workforce. After Saudi Arabia issued their first driver’s license to women, when they lifted the ban on June 24. Nearly, 10 women have received their license, including Saudi Arabia’s first professional driver. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women were not given the right to drive and therefore were limited to a lot of jobs and opportunities, but most importantly they were denied the right to…