We have talked to many Latinos and Latinas. We listened to what they had to say about the value of mathematics. We heard inspiring stories. All the speakers believe mathematics is very important to them. In the videos, they describe how they use math in their jobs and everyday lives. They give specific examples how math is useful to them.
We also share a video of Alejandra Ceja. Alejandra Ceja has been the executive director of the White House initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The White House appointed her in 2013. Alejandra Ceja has focused on improving academic achievements of Hispanic citizens. In the video, she describes the important role her parents and education played in her life.