The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation and NBCUniversal Local, division of NBCUniversal, announced $3.475 million in Project Innovation grants will be presented to 100 non-profits in 11 markets.

As it stands, the Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964) are America’s most wealthy and influential generation. But even the youngest Boomers are close to retirement, with millions leaving the workforce every year. As Baby Boomers pass the torch, which generation will take their place as America’s most powerful?

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is celebrating Financial Literacy Month with the kickoff of Nuestras Finanzas (Our Finances), a national program designed to inform and encourage U.S. Hispanics to accelerate their financial freedom and success.

Comcast announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide and give even more low-income Americans the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world.

A strange and different March is ending, which finishes a year of being mired in a global pandemic. At the same time, we will say goodbye to Women’s History Month in the U.S., in the midst of a scenario quite complicated for women.  By: Francheska M. León de la Parra, Marketing Director of Thema America

Business leaders Alex and Cathy López Negrete, co-founders of Lopez Negrete Communications in Houston, have been named the 2021 “Mosaic Champions” by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The AAF’s Mosaic Awards recognize individuals whose commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through their creative work and organization-wide and industry-wide initiatives.

The Culture Marketing Council presented their "The Intersectional Afro-Latina Experience".

As scholars of gender inequality in the workplace, we are routinely asked by companies to investigate why they are having trouble retaining women and promoting them to senior ranks. It’s a pervasive problem. Women made remarkable progress accessing positions of power and authority in the 1970s and 1980s, but that progress slowed considerably in the 1990s and has stalled completely in this century.

Everyone can learn from the female energy in our lives and women’s contributions as much as we have to learn from males, ungendered or multiculturals, without it being mutually-exclusive, a diss on others, or descending into divisiveness, reparation for the past, or white male bashing. America is not perfect, but it's the only place in the world you can start with nothing and end up with your own thriving business, and despite the blemishes, get a fair chance. I know. I’ve lived around the world. And with gender and ethnic fluid GenZ on the horizon, the best is yet to come. Marvelously different is America.  By Liz Castells-Heard, CEO & Chief Strategy Officer, INFUSION

This past Thursday January 21st as part of the World Audiovisual Women’s Association’s (WAWA), activities in favor of women’s contribution in the audiovisual industry, Cynthia Hudson, senior vice president and managing director of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S., was recognized with the “Woman of the Year Award”.

Louis Maldonado, Partner and Managing Director at d expósito & Partners, is being recognized by the ANA Educational Foundation (AEF) in its inaugural list of 50 AEF Talent Champions at their ‘Inspire Together’ virtual celebration on December 10th at 6pm. He joins an elite roster of noteworthy individuals representing Fortune 500 companies, including clients, agencies, publishers and other media companies. Of note, DEX is the only Hispanic agency with representation among the 50 honorees.

Often overshadowed by their male counterparts in Peruvian culture, these talented women are deserving of the spotlight. The women — vocalists, Araceli Poma, Rosa Guzmán, Charo Goyoneche, Sofía Buitrón, Maricarmen Padilla, Milagros Guerrero, Victoria Villalobos, percussionists, Catalina Robles and Gisella Giurfa — aspire to a future free of racism and sexism in Peru.

My mother always told me, ‘ponte las pilas’, as a way to encourage me to chase my dreams. She never doubted me because she knew that everything I needed in order to succeed was available to me; that it was a matter of whether or not I was willing to put in the work. Chasing my dreams was never easy, especially when I felt unwanted.  by Jaquelin Bautista

Cynthia Hudson, senior vice president and managing director of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S., was recognized by the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) as one of the “50 Most Powerful Latinas 2020.”

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