By

Adrianna Ramirez Cuellar
May being the month we celebrate motherhood, it’s worth analyzing all the struggles mothers face when it comes to motherhood, employment, and childcare. American businesses lose around $12.7 billion annually because of their employees’ childcare challenges. As the pandemic has taught us, most childcare in America falls on the shoulders of mothers, grandmothers, aunts and...
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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, we have all experienced a lot of changes. From being locked down in our houses to being unable to do the activities we enjoy such as visiting friends, going to restaurants, visiting museums, or going on vacation. One of the most significant changes has been the...
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Dear 2020, I have developed a love/hate relationship with you. Good things happened to me during your time, and also lots of anxiety, fear and hopelessness. At your beginning, I was finishing my master’s degree and super excited about the idea of having an American commencement—the cap and gown and having friends and family with...
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I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season surrounded (virtually counts) by your love ones, and Happy New Year! In the first Money Matters column of the year, I want to tackle something I’ve been hearing discussion about you may be noticing too. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, many businesses have decided to not...
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*for the Spanish translation of this column, see below It’s that time of year when most people are planning what to do for the holidays, where to shop for gifts, and what to buy to bring some cheer to their friends and family after a rough year. With all the gift advertisements on TV, social...
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Nina Taylor, 30, was a small business owner until March of this year. Her company, Gemstone Bakery – The Cake Bar, was a mobile cottage foods vendor supplying vegan and paleo options and catering to customers with certain food allergies. Before COVID-19 ruthlessly shut her down and cleaned out her bank account, Colorado Springs customers...
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for a Spanish translation of this story, see below A few months ago, the whole world practically stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While this pandemic has caused an economic slowdown and generated negative effects all around the world—GDP fall, massive layoffs, rising unemployment rate, drop in consumption, public health crisis, and so on—people have...
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