Tag Archives: Latina

Are You Effectively Reaching Skeptical Latinos with Your Green Marketing?

In a recent Huffington Post article, I explored the implications of a Cone Communications study when marketing to various Latino market segments. I’d love to hear comments, especially from those actively marketing green products, services, organizations to different U.S. Latino … Continue reading

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Putting Latinnnovating Stories to Work in K-12 Schools; a Call for Expectation Reform for Latino Students

On the stage as keynote speaker in Denver recently, I introduced the words “expectation reform” to the large gathering of K-12 educators and administrators attending the Green Schools National Conference. This came after sharing three stories of three “Latinnovators” and … Continue reading

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Getting to Hispanicize 2012 to Spotlight Latino Innovators in the Green Economy

Why do I want to go to Miami in April for Hispanicize 2012?  Obviously, to connect with  fellow Latina Mom Bloggers and to bring the stories  of Latino green innovators that I’ve been writing (and presenting to live audiences), to … Continue reading

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A Very Public Tribute to a Pioneering Green Business Couple as They Retire

One of my greatest joys of being a contributor to The Huffington Post is when I can  showcase Latino entrepreneurs to mainstream audiences.  We have some amazing entrepreneurial tales to tell. It’s my joy and privilege to do so! Here … Continue reading

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400 Minority 9th Grade Students, Two Workshops and Gratitude

I had the pleasure recently of leading a pair of workshops for 9th graders, about 90% of them Latinos from San Francisco Bay Area schools. The occasion was the Puente Program Northern California regional conference at the spectacular University of … Continue reading

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A Teaching Moment About the Green Economy

Thanks to my new friend and fellow author, Mariela Dabbah, I have been blessed with the opportunity to contribute to the Huffington Post. I’ll be writing for Latino Voices and relevant content will also crosspost to the Green section. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Celebrating, a little bit, the Uptick in Latino College Enrollment

My Twitter-loving friends have been abuzz about the recent Pew Hispanic Center Research report that announced 24% Growth in Hispanic College Enrollment from 2009 to 2010. Overall sentiment “It’s Not Enough.” My tweet on this topic: “It’s not enough by … Continue reading

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Familia AND a Four Year Degree

This week I had the honor of presenting at National Hispanic University in East San Jose. NHU is hosting their annual Summer Bridge program for Trio students. This term refers to those students who are: from low-income families the first … Continue reading

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Putting the Kids into Military Flight Suits

My week ended with a fantastic experience at a charter school with a great name–the Making Waves Academy. I was invited to present to 70 “wave makers,” – 7th grade students, all Latino and African-American, enrolled in a summer program … Continue reading

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Inspired by My Father I Became an Entrepreneur

I read a story this morning that rounded up the comments of several entrepreneurs who had been directly inspired by their fathers to start their own businesses. To honor my own father, Arturo Tiscareño, and to encourage you to do … Continue reading

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