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LATINA Style, Inc. Presents the LATINA Style Business Series Tour in Seattle, WA, May 26, 2016

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LATINA Style, Inc. Presents the LATINA Style Business Series Tour in Seattle, WA, May 26, 2016 Co-chairing the Business Series, Dr. Sandra Madrid, PHD, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity at the University of Washington, and Richard Romero, President and Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union.

WASHINGTON, D.C., (4/18/2016): LATINA Style, Inc., the premier company addressing the needs of professional Latinas in the United States, will host the 18th Annual LATINA Style Business Series Tour on Thursday, May 26, 2016 in Seattle, WA. The award winning program, sponsored by Nationwide, is designed for Latina entrepreneurs across the nation. Participants will have the opportunity to network, learn about business ownership, and receive educational leadership empowerment seminars created to benefit Latina professionals and entrepreneurs.

Co-chairing the Business Series is Dr. Sandra Madrid, PHD, University of Washington, and Richard Romero, President and CEO, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union. Dr. Madrid is serving part-time as Special Assistant to the Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity at the University of Washington. She retired from the University Of Washington School Of Law in August of 2013. She joined the Law School in 1989 and served as Assistant Dean for Students and Community Outreach for over 20 years and also served as Senior Advisor to the Dean for Diversity and Community Engagement.  She received her Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Washington and her B.A. from Colorado State University in Pueblo.  “It was my distinct honor to meet Ana Maria Arias and Robert Bard in 1994 when they launched LATINA Style Magazine,” said Dr. Madrid. “I am humbled to be part of their continuing vision to assist in enhancing the Latina experience.  To be part of the LATINA Style Business Series is a privilege.  The attendees will have the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and to join the ranks of the fast growing Latina Entrepreneurs in the country.”

Richard Romero is the President and CEO of Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union. His introduction to banking came from his mother, who worked at a bank while he was growing up in Peru. Her understanding of how banks work greatly eased their transition when they relocated to the United States several years later.  Romero has worked at nearly every position in different financial institutions all along the West Coast – Great Western Bank, Fidelity Federal Bank, Washington Mutual, and Telesis Community Credit Union. Through hard work and unfailing commitment to service he was promoted to COO at Firefighters First Credit Union in Los Angeles and then CEO of SMCU in 2012.

Title Sponsor: Nationwide. Platinum Sponsor: Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union. National Partners: ALPFA, NAWBO, WIPP, NALEO, WBENC, WPO, and CapitalWirePR. The Business Series is designed to provide meaningful interaction among participants across the country. To learn more about this program, please visit www.bs.latinastyle.com. For more information email Tania Davila at Tania@latinastyle.com or Reyna Sanchez at reyna.d@latinastyle.com, or call 214-357-2186.

About LATINA Style Inc. LATINA Style Inc., headquartered in Dallas, TX, is the publisher of LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman. The magazine has been published for 22 years and has a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of nearly 600,000. LATINA Style Inc. is host of the LATINA Style Business Series, the LATINA Style 50 Report, the National LATINA Symposium, and the LATINA Style HERO Initiative.

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Join The Most Accomplished Latinas in Corporate America in Celebrating their Career Success and Leadership at the 18th Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference!

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Event Information: Reyna Sanchez: Reyna.d@latinastyle.com
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Washington D.C. February 1, 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. (more…)

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LATINA Style to Recognize the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S. at the 18th Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference!

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 Comcast NBCUniversal as the 2015 LATINA Style Company of the Year
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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. (more…)

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LATINA Style Announces the Top 10 LATINA Executives of the Year for 2015

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CONTACT: Reyna Sanchez
Phone: (214) 357-2186
E-mail: reyna.d@latinastyle.com

 

LATINA Style Announces the Top 10 LATINA Executives of the Year for 2015

Washington, D.C., November 30, 2015 —  Now in its 7th consecutive year, the LATINA Style Executive of the Year program honors influential Latinas, selected by their peers, as true leaders and examples for the Hispanic community and for the professional women in the U.S. These Latinas demonstrate excellence in leadership, commitment to the community, impact the company’s bottom line and create an environment where associates are encouraged to always look for the next big opportunity. LATINA Style had a record number of submissions this year making the selection process particularly challenging. (more…)

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LATINA Style Announces the Top 10 Hispanic Employee Resource Groups of the Year for 2015

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CONTACT: Reyna Sanchez
Phone: (214) 357-2186
E-mail: reyna.d@latinastyle.com

 

LATINA Style Announces the Top 10 Hispanic Employee Resource Groups of the Year for 2015

Washington, D.C., November 30, 2015 — Since 2010 LATINA Style has recognized and honored the best Hispanic Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) in the country. ERGs provide growth for their members, assist in business goals, and are key resources to a company’s bottom line. The 6th Annual Top ERGs for 2015 were selected based on a number of criteria relating to business impact, employee empowerment and community involvement. (more…)

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LATINA Style, Inc. Announces the 2015 LATINA Style 50 Report

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Contact: Robert Bard / Reyna Sanchez
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LATINA Style, Inc. Announces the 2015 LATINA Style 50 Report
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WASHINGTON D.C., August 31, 2015 – LATINA Style, Inc., the premier company addressing the needs of Latina professionals and business owners in the United States, proudly announces the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2015. Now in its 18th year, the annual 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.

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LATINA style Inc. Commends Mr. Terry Lundgren, President & CEO Macy’s Inc. on Removing Donald Trump’s Merchandise

July 8, 2015

Mr. Terry Lundgren
President & CEO
Macy’s Inc.

Dear Mr. Lundgren,

I imagine making the decision to remove Mr. Donald Trump’s merchandise from your stores must have been a difficult one. I am glad to see that principles won over the day. Mr. Trump’s remarks are so toxic and hurtful that I am frankly surprised that your response has not created a cascade event all over corporate America. (more…)

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SBA Administrator Honors Nation’s Top Small Businesses

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Contact: Terry Sutherland
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National Winner to be formally recognized in Washington, D.C., May 8

WASHINGTON – Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced  this year’s Small Business Person of the Year winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A panel is currently reviewing all the packages and a national winner and two runners-up will be selected and announced at a future date.  The national winner will be recognized as the 2015 National Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration this year in Washington, D.C., May 8. (more…)

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LATINA Style, Inc. Announces Partnership with The New Agenda

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Contact: Gloria Romano-Barrera
(703) 531-1424
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LATINA Style, Inc.  Announces Partnership with The New Agenda

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Washington, D.C., April 13, 2015 –This week, LATINA Style Inc., the premier company addressing the needs of the Latina professional working women in the United States is proud to announce a new partnership with The New Agenda, a 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls by bringing about systemic change in the media, at the workplace, at school and at home. (more…)

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