Al Éxito

Al Éxito logo with tagline "dream. learn. succeed."


Mission: Latinas al Éxito (Latinas toward Success) is an AAUW-Iowa initiative which provides an alliance between eighth-grade Latinas and professional, college-experienced Latinas with activities designed to eliminate barriers that keep young Latinas from college, to motivate students for educational achievement, to equip a more educated workforce, and to empower adult Latinas who have college experience in leadership roles.

Location: Tama (22 miles from Grinnell College)



  • One-time events: yes
  • Ongoing: yes
  • Groups possible?

When is service needed: Year round assistance is needed.

Number of hours: 1-2 hours a week


  • In-person: yes
  • Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: yes
  • Fully virtual possible: yes


Background check required: yes

Equipment/logistics needed: If working with Tama you will have to drive to the school.


Training supplied: Facilitators get a 1-2 hr training; interns receive 1-1 training specific to the project.


How to apply: Apply by emailing Dawn Martinez Oropeza at

Contact: Dawn Martinez Oropeza, Dawn 515-480-0904,

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