Empowerment

Beyond on-screen: Off-camera diversity attracts new audiences

While most conversations on representation in media are centered around what audiences see on screen, of growing importance to viewers—and growing influence in attracting new audiences—is diversity and inclusion behind the cameras.

Hispanic Workers Are Underrepresented in the Media [REPORT]

Hispanic workers are underrepresented in the media industry compared to their representation in the rest of the U.S. workforce. Little change occurred from 2010 through 2019, according to GAO's analysis of the Census Bureau's American Community Survey data.

Telemundo expands INSPIRANDO A AMÉRICA

Telemundo is expanding Inspirando a América, an annual multiplatform franchise that honors extraordinary individuals driving change and making a meaningful impact in the Hispanic community.

Workplace Inclusion as a key factor in the US Latino population choosing and staying at a job

The Latino population is one of the fastest growing demographics in the US participating in the labor market at higher-than-average rates. They accounted for approximately 80% of workforce growth from 2010 to 2017, and they are expected to represent nearly one in three working-age Americans by 2050. Bain & Company research has found a culture of belonging and feeling included at work key to employee retention and success, but only approximately 25% of Latinos say they feel fully included at their workplaces.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises launches “El Futuro lo Escribes Tú” to inspire a new generation of Latinos

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the launch of its new Hispanic Heritage Month campaign “Be The Next Story Told” (“El Futuro lo Escribes Tú”), a multiplatform bilingual initiative that highlights the monumental contributions of Hispanics in the U.S. while inviting a new generation of Latinos to write the next chapters of American history. To be rolled out across the entire NBCUniversal portfolio for the second year running, this year’s campaign theme is a call for Latinos to embrace their innate talent and desire to succeed, seek new achievements and power through the open possibilities that lie ahead

Polo Norte Celebrates 30th anniversary

Polo Norte Restaurants which announced their 30th Anniversary celebration of its authentic, family-owned Cuban restaurants, which started as an ice-cream parlor in 1992 and now counts with 6 South Florida locations.

“TELEMUNDO LOCAL ACADEMY” launches at Cal Sate Northridge

The Telemundo Station Group, part of NBCUniversal Local – a division that includes 43 NBC/Telemundo stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and six regional sports networks – announced California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is its fourth and newest partner for the group’s “Telemundo Local Academy” journalism training program. The one-year program kicks off at CSUN in September 2022.

Immigrant Archive Project Podcasts launch

The Immigrant Archive Project and its founder Tony Hernandez expands their platform to podcasting.

How Living Abroad Helps You Develop a Clearer Sense of Self

In today’s increasingly globalized world, more and more people are choosing to live, work and study abroad—and this trend appears to be a good thing: social science studies have shown that international experiences can enhance creativity, reduce intergroup bias, and promote career success.

FIU scholarship to honor Gustavo Godoy and support next generation of broadcast journalists

Florida International University (FIU) and its Department of Journalism + Media announced the establishment of the Gustavo Godoy Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism in honor of the award-winning and legendary newsman.

Women of Color in Business: Cross-Generational [REPORT]

Titled Untapped Women of Color: The Talent Force Multiplier, the new release, and third in five planned annual surveys, is unique in its analysis of the opinions and capabilities of women desk workers and students across four generations.

Easy Solves, The Wrong Approach To D&I [PODCAST]

In this episode of The New Mainstream podcast, Whitney Dunlap Fowler, founder, A Touch of Whit and Insights In Color and Shazia Ginai, CEO, Neuro-Insight and board chair, Colour of Research (CORe), share their experiences in the market research industry, and how intentionality is key to driving diversity.

General Mills invests $15 Million in Funds for Minority and Female Entrepreneurs

General Mills announced its venture capital arm, 301 INC, will invest a combined $15 million into two early-stage venture capital funds, Fearless Fund and Supply Change Capital. These investments are part of General Mills’ commitment to standing for good and promoting racial and gender equity in representation through economic opportunity for minority and female food entrepreneurs.

Angélica Vale wins Gracie® Award for Individual Achievement in Local Radio

Cali 93.9 Los Angeles On-Air Morning Show Talent Angelica Vale has been named the 2022 Gracie Award winner for Individual Achievement in Local Radio.

Multicultural Women in Media: Creating Space to be Seen and Heard [PODCAST]

We will share strategies for how to confidently overcome the challenges of sexism, ageism, racism, the fear of failure, as well as the lack of representation, funding, and support in their fields. These trailblazing female entrepreneurs will not only share their stories, but also how they're using their trending publisher and creator platforms to share the stories of other female entrepreneurs who are working hard, loving hard, and creating a sisterhood to help break down barriers in their industries.

How Do We Empower Latina Women at the Workplace?

I’ve been reflecting about the role Latina women have played in both my personal and professional development. Growing up in Puerto Rico, I was surrounded by fierce, passionate and unapologetic women. My grandmother, who is the matriarch of the family, raised three daughters alone during the ’70s, when it was uncommon for women in the Caribbean and Latin culture to be divorced. She went onto becoming a senior manager at Sears, a first for a Hispanic woman in the retail industry, in charge of a whole department that constantly exceeded its own sales records.  By Camille Villafañe

The 3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause

Strike up a conversation about work values, and it won’t be long before someone brings up a pyramid — a famous psychologist’s best-known theory. Abraham Maslow’s big idea was that we all have a hierarchy of needs: once our basic physiological and safety needs are fulfilled, we seek love and belongingness, then self-esteem and prestige, and finally self-actualization. But that pyramid was built more than half a century ago, and psychologists have recently concluded that it’s in need of renovation.

Young women are out-earning young men in several U.S. cities

Women in the United States continue to earn less than men, on average. Among full-time, year-round workers in 2019, women’s median annual earnings were 82% those of men.

Rise in Women on Boards of VC-Backed Private Companies

Him For Her and Crunchbase released the third annual Study of Gender Diversity on Private Company Boards which revealed that women now hold 14% of seats on the boards of the most heavily funded private companies.

The Immigrant Archive Project collects the stories of coming to call the U.S. home [PODCAST]

The Immigrant Archive Project, a collection of oral histories from the nation's immigrants, will be housed at the Library of Congress. NPR's Debbie Elliott speaks to archive founder Tony Hernandez.

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