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Do not let anyone tell you that you cannot do something. Check out these inspirational stories about girls just like you, and the type of women that you one day may become.

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Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 8:09pm

“The stereotypes of Latinas as ghetto girls smacking gum, like all stereotypes, cannot possibly portray the richness of our identities and experiences,” says Lyn Di Iorio, the author of “Killing Spanish: Literary Essays on Ambivalent US Latino/a Identity” . . . . “The judge’s story is a great one for young Latinas to digest because it does start to spread the idea not just that she is uniquely accomplished … but that there are others like her coming up.”

*Please note that since this article was written, Justice Sotomayor has officially been appointed as Associate Supreme Court Justice. Read more about her life here.

Soar for your dreams.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 8:08pm

“On Saturday, [July 11], 15-year-old Kimberly Anyadike finished a record-breaking flight across the country, becoming what is believed to be the youngest African-American female to pilot an airplane from coast to coast...”

Read the full story here.

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