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  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT LUCIA BALAS-TRAYNOR

      Lucia is the Co-founder and EVP of CafeMom’s MamásLatinas, a bilingual online and mobile destination that...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL CORPORATE TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT DELTA AIRLINES

      The 12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards and scholarship gala is about recognizing and celebrating excellence, leadership...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT OFELIA CASTIBLANCO

      Known as one of the most dedicated public affairs professionals in the media business, Ofelia Castiblanco has served as Director of Community Affairs for NBC 4 New York and Telemundo Nueva York since 2010. In her role, Castiblanco is responsible for the development and execution of NBC 4 New York and...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT LUIS ANTONIO RAMOS

      Luis Antonio Ramos has established a legacy of work on stage, film and television since starring opposite his childhood idol and Academy Award winner, Jose Ferrer in “The Sun and the Moon.” Ramos is best known for his role as Bail Bondsman, Ricky Guzman on USA Network’s “The Huntress,” for which...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT RAFAEL PINEDA

      Rafael Pineda is the leading news anchor for Noticias Univision 41’s (Univision 41 News) prime-time newscast. A native of Cuba, Mr. Pineda began his journalism career in radio over 42 years ago. For more than 42 years, Rafael Pineda has been WXTV Univision 41’s leading news anchor. In 1988, he hosted...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT LISETTE NIEVES

      Lisette Nieves is currently a social entrepreneur-in-residence at the Blue Ridge Foundation. She was recently appointed as the Belle Zeller Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy at the City University of New York at Brooklyn College. Previously, Nieves served as the founding executive director for Year Up New York, a workforce...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT LINDA ALVARADO

      Linda Alvarado started her “unplanned career” working as a laborer for a landscaping company. When she...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT ELIANA MURILLO

      Eliana Murillo is head of multicultural marketing at Google, Inc. She focuses on cross-product strategy to...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT SONIA SROKA-PEÑA

      Sonia Sroka-Peña is an award-winning marketing communications executive and recognized advocate of the business imperative of diversity and inclusion. Sonia offers deep expertise and insight into providing strategic counsel to clients, reaching diverse multinational and multilingual audiences. Sonia is Edelman’s executive vice president and group head of their multicultural marketing division....

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT STEPHEN RITZ

      Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher/administrator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn and earn in a better one. Moving generations of students into spheres of personal and academic successes they have never imagined while reclaiming and rebuilding the Bronx, Stephen’s extended student and...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT RAMON PINEDA

      Ramón Pineda serves as a senior vice president and general manager of Univision Television Group. He oversees the operations of stations in New York and Philadelphia. He is also responsible for local news and programming, advertising sales, on-air promotions, marketing, and community relations in these markets. Mr. Pineda’s professional experience in...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT ELIZA ESQUIVEL

      Eliza Esquivel, VP Global Brand Strategy at Mondelēz International, is responsible for nurturing the $36 billion start-ups portfolio of high growth global brands (e.g. Oreo and Cadbury among others). She leads an international team of strategists who provide brand strategy and creative development support to Mondelēz brands as well as thought...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT J’ MARTIN

      Born and raised in New York City, up and coming singer-songwriter Anthony J’Martin Espinal emerged as one of the most promising artists in the Latin recording industry today. His musical influences were captured when, at a younger age, he lived in El Cibao, a small and very musical community in the...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT DAISY EXPOSITO-ULLA

      Daisy Expósito-Ulla, an established name in multicultural communications in America, is Chairman/CEO of d expósito & Partners, LLC, an independent, minority and woman-owned, full-service marketing and communications agency. Dubbed The New American Agency™, d expósito & Partners offers excellence in marketing while creatively leveraging cultural insights for total market solutions in...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT RICARDO CARDONA

      Chef Ricardo Cardona is a self-trained chef with over twenty years’ experience in American, French and Latin cuisines. He began his career working in the some of the nation’s leading restaurants. His hands-on, classical training is evident in his work that portrays a fusion of the range of culinary styles. Cardona...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT VINCENT SANTANA

      During his professional tenure at Columbia University Vincent Santana has worked in research for 18 years. As the program manager for EFIGA-Estudio Familiar Influencia Genetica en Alzheimer, he was responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary recruitment in three countries. This is a study funded by the National Institutes of Health started in...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT ANA ROCA CASTRO

      Ana Roca Castro is currently the CEO of Plaza Familia—the first bilingual education platform that engages educators, parents and learners in the curriculum co-creation process. This is done with authoring tools, gaming features, and online tutoring. Ana is also the founder of LATISM (Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media). LATISM...

  • TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT ALEJANDRA GASTELUM

      Alejandra Gastelum, being a true shoe aficionado, was inspired to begin sketching her own designs. True to her entrepreneurial nature, she began pursuing her connections in the fashion world to obtain interest for her sketches, which led to a meeting with Joe Ouaknine, a well-respected shoe industry magnate and owner of...

  • The Mala Waldron Project

    Sat, Nov 9, 2013 9pm “Her soulful originals allow Mala Waldron to communicate emotionally, while her genius at the piano and keyboards allows her to communicate musically. The two modes overlap, of course, as she interprets lyrics and scats with authority.” —All About Jazz Soul chanteuse Mala Waldron marries a mastery of...

  • Why We Fight: Remembering AIDS Activism

    Through April 4, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Historically, the national and international response to the HIV epidemic lagged behind the passionate work of dedicated individuals who tended the sick, challenged prejudices against people living with HIV, educated their communities, and fought for resources and research. Acknowledging the crucial work of all AIDS...

  • Mariachi Flor de [email protected] Rockwood Music Hall

    Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00pm — 2:00am If you are a mariachi fan your in for a treat today. As they will present a great band today along with various music acts like July Talk, Nicky Egan, Silent Rider, Satellite, Emily Bell at the Rockwood Music Hall for the whole day. So...

  • RAW Artists: [email protected]!!!

    Sunday, October 20th at 8:00pm Raw Artist brings you Encompass a night of pure art liberation. They have set up a great night full of art and performances. It will be great for networking and being introduced to hand picked visual artist, film, photography, fashion and makeup artist. So don’t miss this...

  • The Best of the dominican film festival!!!

    Saturday, October 12th at 1:00pm The best of the Dominican film festival will feature some of the best Dominican films that were shown during the long awaited festival. They will be presented at a very low cost in the United Palace and I assure you will enjoy the variety of films that...

  • Yoga for [email protected] Library

    YOGA FOR SENIORS IS NOW ON THURSDAY MORNINGS AT 11:00AM-12:00PM 10/10/13 Yoga can be a very relaxing exercise where your physical and mental are being strengthen through poses and relaxation methods. It is very good for the body for losing weight or for maintaining your weight and for toning up. We invite...