The article focuses on women in leadership in Latin America and the U.S. It discusses the work of the leader Silvia Tlaseca, and explains that there are very few women leaders among Latin America and its Diaspora into the U.S. The fact that politics are usually associated with men is addressed, and a labor movement initiated by the Kaolin Mushroom Workers Union is described. It explains that Tlaseca was involved with the union's strike and in working with immigrants from Latin America to the U.S. Her social networking skills are described as being integral to her leadership abilities.