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Dominican Designer EMILIO SOSA Reimagines Rockettes Costumes For New Era

Originally published in LatinTRENDS magazine By Christine Stoddard When Emilio Sosa was three years old, his family made the great pilgrimage from Santo Domingo to The Bronx—and stayed. Their exodus was, as Sosa puts it, an effort to chase after the “American Dream.”“But we struggled,” he told LatinTRENDS at a recent press event. Now Sosa,…

Carmelo Anthony speaks about his Puerto Rican roots

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony speaks about his Latin (Puerto Rican) roots and what it means to him. He has warm memories of his Dad, who was born in Puerto Rico, but died when Carmelo was just a toddler.   Carmelo Anthony appeared On October 2012 Cover of LatinTRENDS Magazine (see below). Click on…

Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters

Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters   LatinTRENDS was hosted by Facebook in NYC on Tuesday May 23. The event bought together men and women from all fields of endeavor in a progressive-upbeat environment. The company announced its new direction into a digital first media company and that it is no…

City College & University of Texas Partnering to Produce Next Generation of Hispanic Professors

The City College of New York is partnering with the University of Texas at El Paso to educate the next generation of Hispanic professors in environmental sciences and engineering. Entitled “Collaborative Research: The Hispanic AGEP Alliance for the Environmental Science and Engineering Professoriate,” the five-year project is funded by a $3.7 million grant from the National…

Carolina Huaranca, Tech-Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist & Principal of Kapor Capital

Latinos in tech have a long way to go (grow) less than 1 percent of venture-backed start-ups has a Latino founder, according to CB Insights. The good news is Carolina Huaranca is ready to change the game. The Peruvian-American is one of Silicon Valley’s few Latina venture capitalists. As a Principal at Kapor Capital, she specializes in identifying and…

Singer Demi Lovato Embraces Her Latin Curves!

Singer Demi Lovato says her Latino roots are one reason she learned to love her curves. In a recent interview the singer spoke about the importance of “self-care,” plugging in her new skin care collection and how she now realizes how her Latin background has impacted the way she views her body. After overcoming an…