Fight Night In Vegas

When all was said and done, the hype of Canelo Alvarez Vs. Julio César Chávez Jr. proved to be better than the fight itself. Thousands of fans packed T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 6 hoping for a bout for the ages.  ​ ​ But what they got was a dominating performance by…

Unconscious Bias: Managing Blind Spots

It was a pleasure to be a guest speaker at Yale University to lead a discussion about how unconscious bias effects our decision making every day. The mental shortcuts are more often than not useful, but there are some which prevents us from realizing the possibilities of diversity and inclusion in the the workplace. Diversity…

The Power of Hispanic Inclusion

An engaging two days of thought provoking discussions, sharing of best practices/lessons learned and networking at the 25th Annual Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Symposium in Detroit. “The Power of Hispanic Inclusion brings together some of the nation’s most influential Hispanic leaders, government officials, and corporate executives to discuss and identify effective strategies and…

Hispanic Federation: UNIDOS 

It was a pleasure to be present and support the Hispanic Federation at their annual gala. The event was held in the beautiful American Natural History Museum in New York City. Among the evening’s honorees were Gloria and Emilio Estefan who received the Legacy Award. ​​ Chef Aaron Sanchez was also recognized at the gala.…

Hispanicize 2017

Latino trendsetters, influencers and newsmakers gather in Miami, Florida for the 8th annual Hispanicize conference. You know you’re in for something special when on the first day, Colombian musical artist Juanes performs… ​​  I’ve been going to the conference for the last 4 years as part of the partnership between Hispanicize and NAHJ (where I…

The Fall…er Spring Classic

I’m in love with the World Baseball Classic! I’ve never gone to ball games where the festive atmosphere resembled a futbol ⚽️ match. In a sport that is famous for its conservative ways, it was refreshing to hear the chanting from international fans like the Japanese diehards. When have you ever seen dragons 🐉 at…

(The) Americas’ Pastime

‪”Take me out to the ball game‬, take me out with the crowd‬, Buy me some peanuts and…CHURROS!!‬” It was a joy to see firsthand the intersection of sport and culture during the first round of the World Baseball Classic in Jalisco, México this month. I’ve been to my share of ball games in the…