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From The Latin Post: ‘Opportunity Gap’ Measured in Trillions of Dollars for Latino Business Owners: Report

Robert Schoon, latinpost.com – Nov 12, 2015 A new study from the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI) shows that while the proportion of Latino-owned business is expanding in the U.S. at a rapid clip, an opportunity gap is hampering what could be over a trillion dollars worth of economic activity. The new report from SLEI, an organization dedicated to empower Latino entrepreneurs ...
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From The Latin Post: Entrepreneurship on the Rise for Women of Color, Hispanic Women Own Nearly 1.5 Million Businesses Nationwide

Nicole Akoukou Thompson, latinpost.com – Aug 23, 2015 These powerful women are Latinas who’ve penetrated industries and markets, and offered unique talents and perspectives, all while simultaneously making enormous gains for themselves and setting the stage for the multi-generational success of Latinas. They are power-wielding bombshells and champions of Latina sisterhood. (Photo : Coca Cola/Lectura Books/Facebook/Twitter/UCR/SpeakHispanic/Azifm/Forbes/Getty/ Powerfullatinas.com/Elena Seibert) Women-owned business growth has been ...
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From The Latin Post: Hispanic Women are the ‘New Power Buyer’

Nicole Akoukou Thompson, latinpost.com – Sep 22, 2015 According to new research, 91 percent of Hispanic women, deemed “the New Power Buyer,” believe that purchasing a home is the best financial investment that a person can make, and they’re making strides toward acquiring their desired homes. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)
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From NBC News: More Latinos Needed in Corporate Executive Positions: Report

Patricia Guadalupe, nbcnews.com – Nov 30, 2015 Latinos account for nearly half of all consumer spending growth and are the fastest-growing population group in the country, yet a new report finds that Hispanics are largely missing in action in the corridors of power in corporate America. The 2015 Corporate Inclusion Report from the Washington-based Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) finds ...
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From The Latin Post: Report Unveils Top Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos

Nicole Akoukou Thompson, latinpost.com – Dec 2, 2015 People en Español and Essence linked up with Fortune and Great Place to Work to choose which U.S. companies best met the needs of multicultural employees. Also, they learned which companies selected diversity as one of their top priorities and which offered the best environment for Hispanic employees, with regards to pride, atmosphere, rewards, ...
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From The Latin Post: Five High-Paying Jobs for Latinos in the U.S.

Maureen Bongat, latinpost.com – Dec 28, 2015 NEW YORK – MAY 24: Moira Sauvane works as a cancer researcher at Columbia University May 24, 2005 in New York City. Javier Garcia, an Argentinian-American and a third-year psychiatric resident, and Moira Sauvane, an Argentinian and a post doctoral cancer researcher, are among the best tango dancing couples in the world. For the last three ...
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From Forbes: Women Entrepreneurs Fuel Social Change and Economic Growth

Geri Stengel, forbes.com – Feb 3, 2016 For years, women have had to adapt to the male way of doing things, even when starting our businesses. But things are changing! The number of women growing their businesses beyond $1 million has reached a tipping point. An impressive 24% of all businesses have more than 50% ownership by women, according to a report by ...
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From NBC News: 7 Networks for Latina Professionals or Entrepreneurs

Lorraine C. Ladish, nbcnews.com – Feb 23, 2016 If you are a Latina entrepreneur or professional, you are not alone. The National Women’s Business Council states that Latinas own close to 788,000 businesses in the U.S. One of the best ways to grow as a business woman is to network with others who face similar issues and perhaps even share your vision. ...
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From The Latin Post: Here’s What Makes a Good Location for Latino Entrepreneurs to Start a Successful Business

Robert Schoon, latinpost.com – May 3, 2016 This week is National Small Business Week, celebrating an important and growing segment of the U.S. economy, especially when it comes to Latinos who are starting up enterprises faster than the national average. For entrepreneurs, starting up a business is not easy, especially in some places. As one WalletHub study that Latin Post reported last week ...
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5 Famous Immigrants who Made it to the Top

It’s no mystery or surprise that the cultural landscape of this country grows more diverse by the day. Multiculturalism and immigrant success stories are the new normal, which means that in many ways that immigrants and their children now drive the MO of the nation’s value systems and ideals—which is a great thing! “Immigrants are the true believers and the ...
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