2014 Red Dress Event

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100 Hispanic Women of Westchester CONGRATULATES…

 

The newly appointed director of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council is, you guessed it, Latina.

 

Image result for cecilia munoz White House Domestic Policy CouncilCecilia Muñoz, who is Bolivian American, has served as the U.S. government’s director of intergovernmental affairs for the last three years. According to The Washington Post, the announcement of 49-year-old Muñoz’s new job was made today. She will replace Melody Barnes. According to a press release by the White House, Muñoz will coordinate the policy-making process and supervise execution of the government’s domestic policy.

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Let’s Honor Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

An American Story

Justice Sonia SotomayorJudge Sonia Sotomayor has lived the American dream. Born to a Puerto Rican family, she grew up in a public housing project in the South Bronx. Her parents moved to New York during World War II – her mother served in the Women’s Auxiliary Corps during the war. [Read more…]

Success Story: Marlene Lantigua | Goya

 

We celebrate the achievements of Latina women.  

We are proud to be able to share their stories.

 

Marlene Lantigua

Marlene Lantigua

My name is Marlene Lantigua.  I am 22 years old and I intern at Goya Foods, Inc., in the Public Relations department since 2007.

In 2007, Goya sponsored the movie premiere of “Bella”.  Part of the sponsorship included hosting the movie’s premiere and donating movie tickets outside of the theaters in various cities through out the US.  The film’s producers, as well as various executives from Goya, were outside the movie theater donating tickets to people walking by.

At the New York City movie premiere, Mr. Ryan Wolfington, one of the producers of “Bella”, was handing out tickets.  Mr. Wolfington, saw a group of teens walking by and proceeded to give them free tickets.  [Read more…]