The legacy of Teresa Lozano Long is being honored in Austin. She is one of six trailblazing women of color to be honored with a mosaic portrait by Latinitas, a nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment of girls.
Teresa Lozano Long: A breakthrough leader, especially in education and the arts, Long came from a small South Texas town and earned her Ph.D. in kinesiology at The University of Texas at Austin. Her name adorns the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies at UT Austin, the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Center for Performing Arts and the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She died in March at age 92.