Notes and Links to episode #170 of Hispanic Lifestyle themed, Education and Business.
Welcome to Hispanic Lifestyle, I’m your host Richard Sandoval and in this edition: We talk bilingual education, and visit with Latina professionals.
The topics are education, business with a dash of food, in this edition of Hispanic Lifestyle.
The California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) is a non-profit organization that promotes bilingual education and quality educational experiences for all students in California. With over 5,000 members with over 60 chapters/affiliates statewide, Hispanic Lifestyle had a chance to speak with their Chief Executive Officer María Quezada, Ph.D. about the theme and purpose of their annual convention.
We went on to ask Ms. Quezada what are the major concerns of the conference attendees.
Ms. Quezada spoke about CABE’s other activities they produced throughout the year.
Hispanic Lifestyle spoke with the president of CABE, Gloria Inzunza-Franco about the mission of the organization.
(Concerns and Issues)
One topic that has nation’s attention is the proposed legislation titled the Dream Act. Ms. Franco spoke about the difference of the State’s and National versions of the bill.
NLBWA – LA
The National Latina Business Women Association (NLBWA’s) mission is to promote, develop and support the rapid growth of Latina business owners and professionals. At the annual “Latinas in Business Awards” event, Hispanic Lifestyle had a chance to speak with the president of the Los Angeles chapter Ana Perez about the organization’s background.
Ms. Perez went on to talk about how social media has played a role in the organization’s continued success.
Next we meet one of the evenings honorees Ms. Monica Gil about her position with the Nielsen Company.
(Data & Demographics)
I ask Monica if she was the reason why some of my favorite television shows got cancelled.
Monica went on to talk about the future of measuring how people consume new media.
Anita Quinonez Gabrielian
Anita Quinonez Gabrielian is the Executive Director External Affairs in Los Angeles for AT&T. With all the activity surrounding the telecommunication industry she began our conversation by talking about her background and experience.
We asked Ms. Gabrielian about her professional growth while working for a major corporation.
Chef Aaron J.
We take a quick break from the event to talk about food. Lending his culinary skills to the event was Chef Aaron J who spoke about his background and giving back to the community.
Next we had a chance to meet many of the evening’s honorees.
We finished our time at the National Latina Women’s Business event by speaking with Yvonne Neihule, of Neihule salon about her bold move of starting a business during a downturn in the economy.