Sofia Bautista Pertuz is a higher education professional who specializes in student affairs and diversity. Sofia blogs about her experience as a Latina doctoral student at www.doctoralatina.blogspot.com and also manages a virtual support network titled, “Latinas Completing Doctoral Degrees.” This forum serves as a resource hub for Latinas seeking advice and sharing resources to improve the persistence and completion rates of Latina doctoral students.
Sofia Bautista Pertuz
Sofia Bautista Pertuz is an Assistant Dean and Director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Fordham University. Sofia also blogs about her experience as a Latina doctoral student and also co-developed a vir
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September 30, 2013
Like most moms, I try to do the best for my children. I worry about their well-being. I have two small children. My 10 year old daughter is in fifth grade and my five year old son is in first grade. When they are home, or we are out and about, I have a pretty good idea about what they are eating – both good and sometimes bad. We do the occasional fast food stop from time to time, but we try to limit those as much as possible. Unfortunately, in the past, some of the food served in our children's school district can be labeled borderline fast food. We have looked at the menu schedules they...