Latinitas - Smart Chicas

The Smart Chicas program is a series of workshops geared toward encouraging Latina youth to explore career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Year Established 2002
Boys Served Annually 0
Girls Served Annually 2500
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities? No
Program led by a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)]: Yes
Areas of Interest Technology
Racial Demographics 0% Asian0% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0% American Indian/Alaska Native10% Black/African-American70% Hispanic/Latino10% White, non-Hispanic10% Two or more races
Service Delivery Format Options after school programsclubsmuseums
Populations Served at-riskdiversity focuselementaryhigh schoolhomelessincarcerated youthlow incomemiddle/juniorruralurban
Current Evaluation Process interviewsnumber served measurepost workshop evaluationssurveys
Needed Resources/Activities computer accesscomputer technology supportequipment donationsevaluation/assessment servicesfacilities/physical spacefunding/sponsorshipresearch
Available Resources/Activities conferencesfacilities/physical spacegirls interested in STEMinternshipsjob shadowingmentoringspeakersteaching or tutoringvolunteersworkshops/classes/training
Collaboration Interests joint event planningsharing resourcessponsorshipworking with industry representativesworking with K-12 schools
PO Box 4284 Austin, TX 78765
Main Contact Alicia Rascon Co-Founder & CEO 512-322-9947 latinitasaly
Main Organization Information


Latinitas is a non-profit focused on empowering Latina youth through media and technology.