They are responsible for bringing the exciting world of sports into the homes of millions of fans around the globe and they frequently have front row seats to some of the most electrifying spectacles to be found anywhere. From ESPN network, CNN en Español, and FOX Sports, meet Jocelyn Pierce, Elizabeth Pérez, Carolina Guillén and Adriana Monsalve in this extravagant inspirational piece. Discover their journey to the sports arena in this stirring feature.
By Mark Holston
She is the first woman to become Chair of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), serves as the vice president of Global Public Policy’s Corporate Affairs at Kraft Foods, was a diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico for five years; Deputy Assistant Secretary for the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce during the Clinton administration. Meet Anne Alonzo, a Latina ready to take charge at any level.
By Karina Flores-Hurley
Mental Health Mind Field
According to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD), one in two people in the U.S. has a diagnosable mental disorder. While Hispanics are the largest minority in the U.S., their access to mental health care does not correlate with the availability of treatment options and trained bilingual professionals. Learn ways you can help and become involved.
By Yolanda Perdomo
Making the Smart Choice
A healthy diet must include a variety of whole grains, lean proteins, vegetables and fruits. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, Hispanic Americans are 1.2 times as likely to be obese than Non-Hispanic Whites. Reducing obesity means a lower risk for diabetes and heart disease. Learn ways to have a healthy relationship with food.