Do female mayors encourage tech diversity?

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Cities with female mayors also have more women in tech communities.

 

Penn's Science Café offers academia over a beer

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University of Pennsylvnia has been opening its doors on Tuesdays throughout the summer for academic lectures during the World Cafe's happy hour.

Poston to Philadelphia

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Hiro Nishikawa is a defender of civil rights, and a living witness to one of our nation's gravest abrogations of them

Philly cups of coffee are ... 'out of this world'

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To help satisfy the coffee addiction, AL DÍA finds some of the best and most interesting cafés in Philly.

T-Mobile wants to 'bank' your money

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T-Mobile can now add bankingunder their list of services. The wireless cellular company announced a new product called Mobile Money, a smartphone app that combines personal finance with a prepaid Visa card. 

Should your cell phone help convict you?

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SCOTUS to hear cases about warrantless phone searches that may also impact detained immigrants

The Latino Thanksgiving table

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As you might well imagine there are some serious foodies among Al Día's readership and staff. We recently asked them what Latino touch would they bring to the Thanksgiving table — the answers made our mouths water.

Dexterous Minds

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Five interesting, ambitious and tenacious Latina professionals speak frankly about the challenges and triumphs they faced on the path to success. Paths that, individually and collectively, refute stereotypes and posit the possibility of a new Latina narrative.

Dexterous Minds - Mentes Diestras

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Si esperamos que los escritores de la televisión estadounidense escriban nuestra narrativa latina, la regamos. Cinco latinas —interesantes, ambiciosas y tenaces— nos hablan francamente de sus desafíos y triunfos en su camino hacia el éxito profesional. Caminos que, individualmente y en conjunto, refutan los estereotipos y postulan la posibilidad de una nueva narrativa latina.

The making of a cover story

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This cover story has been a long time in the making. Way back when it was announced there would be a primetime show starring five Latina actors as the principal protagonists we had resolved to write an article. After all, one of the things Al Día does well is highlight stories of Latino success. Imagine our disappointment when we heard the show was basically a telenovela retooled to mainstream style and tastes, and that the five talented and accomplished actors contracted would be playing sexy maids. 

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