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Am Psychol. 2002 Nov;57(11):880-8. doi: 10.1037/0003-066x.57.11.880.

Complexities of the Latina experience: a tribute to Martha Bernal.

The American psychologist

Melba J T Vasquez

PMID: 12564194 DOI: 10.1037/0003-066x.57.11.880


This address discusses educational attainment rates among Latinas and factors that militate against their educational and professional achievement. The roles of family, community, discrimination, and strategies to counteract discrimination are discussed. It also contains a tribute to a Latina pioneer in psychology, Martha Bernal.

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