• April 17, 2021

Tags : Iris Lopez

‘Be-YOU-tiful’ conference gives YWA students insight into powerful women

The Young Women’s STEAM Academy inaugural Women’s Conference earlier this week gave students and other participants a chance to hear inspiring stories and messages from successful women leaders in a variety of fields. Featured speakers for the “Be-YOU-tiful” conference included: Emcee Dr. Tamekia Brown, EPISD chief academic officer; Congresswoman Veronica Escobar; Georgina Perez, State Board […]Read More

New year, new additions, larger goals for ‘Mija, yes you

With new members and a new year, organizers with the ‘Mija, Yes You Can’ non-profit look to 2021 with positivity and a renewed mission of empowerment for women of all ages nationwide. Local broadcast journalist Iris Lopez,  founder of the organization, has overseen the growth from a one-woman-team in early 2020 to a  diverse team of […]Read More