CONTACT: Reyna Sanchez
Event Information: Reyna Sanchez: [email protected]
Washington D.C. January 27, 2016 – LATINA Style Inc., the premier company addressing the needs of professional Latinas in the United States, will host the 18th Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the CRYSTAL GATEWAY MARRIOTT located at 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington, VA 22202.
The LATINA Style 50 Report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the country. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for Latinas.
Companies responding to LATINA Style’s questionnaire are evaluated based on matters that LATINA Style magazine readers deemed as most important to them in the workplace. Among the principal areas of evaluation are: the number of Latina executives, Latina retention, mentoring programs, educational opportunities, alternative work policies, employee benefits, women’s issues, job retraining, affinity groups, and Hispanic relations. Evaluations for the 2015 annual report are based on 2014 data.
“Preparing the LATINA Style 50 Report is an exhausting process that takes hundreds of hours of intense research and study. It is our goal to provide the most accurate picture of what corporate America has to offer. We need to be sure that the companies listed on the report are the ones that truly are the best places for Latina professionals to work,” says Robert E. Bard, president and CEO of LATINA Style, Inc. “It is our pleasure to announce that this year Comcast NBCUniversal has been selected as our Company of the Year.”
Comcast NBCUniversal is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and corporate customers under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.Comcast NBCUniversal is determined to provide increasing opportunities to Latinas in senior executive level positions. In 2014, women and people of color represented more than 47 percent of all vice president level and above employees, and accounted for more than half of all directors and all managers.
CONTACT: To obtain media reservations please contact Gloria Romano-Barrera [email protected]. For event details please contact Reyna Sanchez at [email protected]. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Robert E. Bard at [email protected] or Victor Ruiz at [email protected]/(214) 357-2186.
Reservations are required for all members of the media.
2015 LATINA Style Top 50 Companies
- Comcast NBCUniversal
- Marriott International, Inc.
- Prudential Financial
- Johnson & Johnson
- Sodexo USA
- Wells Fargo & Company
- FCA US LLC
- United Technologies Corporation
- General Motors Company
- Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (The Kraft Heinz Company)
- New York Life Insurance Company
- Bank of America
- Wyndham Worldwide
- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
- Morgan Stanley
- State Farm
- Hilton Worldwide
- General Mills
- JPMorgan Chase
- Hyatt Hotels Corporation
- Comerica Bank
- McDonald’s Corporation
- Aetna Inc.
- Ford Motor Company
- CVS Health
- Chubb Group of Insurance
- Darden Restaurants
- Boston Scientific Corporation
- Consolidated Edison, Inc.
- Navy Exchange Service Command
- The Exchange (Army and Air Force Exchange Service)
- Northern Trust
- Pacific Gas & Electric Company
- Ingersoll Rand
- Freddie Mac