Hispanic Professional Network
Actress Eva Longoria has funded a new study in conjunction with the University of California-Los Angeles in an effort to shed more light on barriers preventing Latinas pursuing higher education.
Through her Eva Longoria Foundation, Longoria commissioned a report titled “Making Education Work for Latinas in the U.S.,” for which researchers examined factors contributing to and affecting Latinas’ educational success.
“We were frustrated to primarily find analysis of what does not work for Latinas, and we wanted to find out what does,” Longoria said in a statement. “The findings from this study will help us fine-tune our education work, and we hope others will use this research to support Latina achievement.” READ MORE