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2019 Leadership Summit Recap

The Alumni Society Hosts Fifth Annual Leadership Summit Society members gathered in New York City for the full-day conference and networking event By Vianni Busquets // Photos by Gillian Fry NEW YORK –The Alumni Society hosted its the fifth annual Leadership Summit on June 13 in midtown Manhattan at Second NYC. The full-day conference and networking event—held in partnership with [...]

Goldman Sachs: Being a Great Place to Work

We are one of only five companies – and the only financial services firm – to be included on the list every year since its inception,

Lilly Values Latino Customers and Employees

Employee resource groups (ERGs) like the Organization of Latinos at Lilly (OLA) are a key to driving innovation at Lilly and contribute to successful business outcomes in several major ways.

Latina CEOs Share Leadership Advice at The Alumni Society Summit

Consumer Reports’ Marta Tellado and UnitedHealthcare’s Yasmine Winkler discuss their philosophies and guiding executive teams during the CEO Roundtable

The Alumni Society Hosts Third Annual Leadership Summit

The Alumni Society Hosts Third Annual Leadership Summit Society members gathered in New York City for the full-day conference and networking event By Vianni Busquets // Photos by Caleb Fox NEW YORK—The Alumni Society hosted its the third annual Leadership Summit on June 23 in midtown Manhattan at One Time Warner Center. The full-day conference and networking event—held in partnership [...]

A Look Inside What Drives Comerica Bank’s Mauricio Ortiz

Faith is what inspires and sustains Mauricio Ortiz professionally as the Senior Vice President, Assistant Controller for Comerica Bank and personally as a father/husband and mentor.

Jacob Arias: Product of His Father’s Love, Support and Wisdom

Jacob Arias shares the influence his father and The Alumni Society board member Victor Arias has had on his life, and offers the greatest bits of advice he’s received.

Recap: 2017 Catalyst Washington, DC Event

Presented by Capital One, the Catalyst Washington, DC, event took place in our nation’s capital on Thursday, May 11, at the Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown.

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto to Address Latino Chief Executives

150 Latino leaders will attend The Alumni Society’s 2017 Leadership Summit: New York

2017 Ambassador Spotlight: Jorge Salichs

A 2017 ambassador for The Alumni Society, Jorge Salichs sat down to talk about his passion for improving conditions in Puerto Rico and offer valuable insights into entrepreneurship.

Recap: 2017 Catalyst Austin Event

The Alumni Society hosted its second Catalyst event of the year in Austin, Texas, on April 27.

VamosVentures to Fill a Critical Investment Gap and Fuel Network Growth

Founder Marcos Gonzalez discusses his company’s unique position to help early-stage, tech-enabled companies led by Hispanic and other minority entrepreneurs

Recap: 2017 Catalyst Chicago Event

On Wednesday, March 29, Facebook and The Alumni Society presented the first Catalyst event of 2017 at Morgan’s on Fulton in the West Loop area of Chicago.

Meet Our 2017 Ambassadors

We are thrilled to announce the 2017 ambassadors of The Alumni Society—distinguished Latino leaders and actively engaged members who have championed the brand since its inception.

Spotlight: Latino Entrepreneurship in the US

The Alumni Society recently sat down with Natassia Rodriguez Ott to discuss her background, the study’s findings, and the power of being part of an organization you believe in.

Working at Facebook is Within Your Reach

Gain insights from the Latin@FB Live panel discussion on the interview process and information about strategies for increasing diverse talent

From Good Idea to Household Name: OrthoNOW Accepts the Challenge

After finding success in Florida and Georgia, OrthoNow’s Alejandro Badia seeks to build on his idea to change how emergency orthopedic care is delivered

From Entrepreneur to Partner: How to Transition with Adela Cepeda

A.C. Advisory’s Adela Cepeda chats with The Alumni Society about joining forces with PFM Group.

Netflixing: An Exclusive Interview with Tawni Cranz

Netflix’s Tawni Cranz sat down with The Alumni Society to talk about her love of Stranger Things, viewing habits, and how she built the team that’s taking Netflix to new heights.

Recap: 2016 Catalyst San Francisco Event

Netflix’s Tawni Cranz was the featured speaker during an exclusive presentation and breakout session at the Catalyst San Francisco event on November 16, hosted by The Alumni Society.

Q&A with Lisa Garcia Quiroz

Time Warner’s Lisa Garcia Quiroz sat down with The Alumni Society to talk entertainment milestones and championing diversity across industries

Recap: 2016 Catalyst Los Angeles Event

Catalyst Los Angeles, presented by Time Warner Inc., was held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and brought together eighty Latino executives and alumni from top-tier universities, working in media and entertainment and beyond.

Capital One Boosts Diversity for Long-Term Growth

The Alumni Society caught up with Cinthia Lopez to discuss how to increase diversity in finance and Capital One’s unique approach.

Neflix to Sponsor 2016 Catalyst San Francisco Event

San Francisco, CA—Netflix will be the presenting sponsor for The Alumni Society’s 2016 Catalyst San Francisco invitation-only event.

Recap: 2016 Catalyst Dallas Event

The Alumni Society’s Catalyst Dallas, presented by Capital One, was held at The Joule Hotel on September 22 and brought together Latino executives from top-tier universities nationwide.

Facebook and The Alumni Society to host Facebook Live session

The Alumni Society, along with corporate partner Facebook, will host a Facebook Live webinar at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13.

Leadership Summit’s Directors Panel Addresses Creating Diverse Boards

Leaders Aída Álvarez, Thomas Castro, Adela Cepeda, and Luis Nieto discuss board membership at The Alumni Society’s 2016 Leadership Summit.

Anna Maria Chávez Inspires as Leadership Summit Keynote Speaker

Girl Scouts’ Anna Maria Chávez spoke to The Alumni Society about at the 2016 Leadership Summit in New York City.

The Alumni Society Kicks Off Second Leadership Summit

The Alumni Society’s Leadership Summit kicked off with a discussion between members Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri and Heather von Zuben.

Recap: Catalyst Event in San Francisco

The Alumni Society’ held its first regional Catalyst event presented by Netflix, which included three speakers, dinner, a cocktail hour, and breakout sessions

Campus Crusader

Some teenagers in America are raised knowing they’ll attend at least one Ivy League school. María Carla Chicuén wasn’t one of them.

The Case for Connecting

Alberto Ortega has always been a relationships guy. Since he joined Sodexo in 2011, Ortega has built bridges for his company the way an engineer would for a city.

Hispanic Executive Features Society Member

Hispanic Executive magazine featured Rafael Diaz-Granados, a member of the society and managing member at Miami-based Eagle Grove Investments.

Bridging the Health-Care Gap

To fix a broken health-care system, Elena Rios of the National Hispanic Medical Association says we need to fix our communication.

Hispanic Americans Make Gains in Business, Education

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, here are some statistics that help celebrate recent successes for Latinos in the United States

Three Alumni Society Members Featured by Partner Magazine

Lisa Baltazar, José Padilla, and Michael Ruiz spoke to Hispanic Executive about their industries and careers.

When Culture Creates a Glass Ceiling

Exploring the tension between the humility taught in Hispanic culture and the inherent authority expected in a corporate leadership role.

The Latino population is growing. Can colleges help Wall Street keep up?

If American universities want their diversity to be representative, they’ll need the help of legislatures and the private sector.

How to Diversify the Corporate Leadership Suite

“Ryder had, in the early 1990s, zero diversity at the top. Today we have a leadership team that is 50 percent diverse, a board that is 55 percent diverse, and a CEO that is 100 percent Latino.”

First ever Leadership Summit brings Latino leaders to New York

One theme was apparent in every discussion at the 2015 Alumni Society Leadership Summit: Diversity is not an option; it is an imperative.

The Alumni Society’s Inaugural Leadership Summit Kicks Off in New York City

The 2015 Leadership Summit, took place June 25 at Tribeca Rooftop and kicked off with welcome remarks from Murillo, head of multicultural marketing at Google.

Latinos in Corporate America: Keys to Success Panel

By 2020, one in three Americans will be Latino, yet only 3 percent of the executive suite is represented by Latino individuals.

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