Featured Blog Posts – August 2011 Archive (5)

Who most embraces 'American dream'? Hispanics.

Two-thirds of Hispanic business owners said they started their firms to better their lives, provide for their families, according to new survey.

Hispanic Americans believe business ownership is the key to harnessing the much- sought-after "American Dream."

More than any other segment of the population, Hispanic Americans view entrepreneurship as a…


Added by HispanicPro on August 24, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Obama administration works to rekindle excitement among Hispanic voters

While most of Washington was embroiled in the debt-ceiling drama last month, about 160 Hispanic leaders from across the country filed into the White House one day, largely unnoticed.

For two days, they enjoyed full access to top presidential advisers, Cabinet members and administration officials from across the government. Before the participants left town,…


Added by HispanicPro on August 24, 2011 at 10:31am — No Comments

Students Pursue Their Dreams with the Help of Honda and Hispanic Scholarship Fund

American Honda Motor Co. Inc. (NYSE:HMC) and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Friday awarded eight outstanding Latino undergraduate students a scholarship based on their academic success and interest in a career in the automotive industry. One of the eight scholars has also accepted internship positions at Honda operations in the U.S. The $50,000 scholarship fund for the…


Added by HispanicPro on August 16, 2011 at 11:48pm — No Comments

John Zamora, Deloitte's Chief Diversity Officer, Honored as "Executive of the Year" by ALPFA

The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) has named John Zamora, chief diversity officer, Deloitte LLP as its 2011 "Executive of the Year." Zamora's tireless dedication to increasing Latino representation throughout professional service organizations and expanding leadership opportunities for diverse talent at Deloitte was formally recognized on August 9 at the ALPFA Awards Gala at the 2011 ALPFA National Convention in Anaheim, California.

"A diverse… Continue

Added by HispanicPro on August 13, 2011 at 2:58pm — No Comments

New U.S. census numbers herald a greater Latino presence in the Chicago area

New U.S. census figures herald a future where Spanish is more likely to be heard inside classrooms and everything from politics to fashion and food will be executed with a Latin flair.

After a steady increase of Latinos in the area due to births and immigration, one out of every three children under 5 in Cook County now come from a Latino ethnic background,…


Added by HispanicPro on August 9, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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