Silicon Valley honors top Hispanic business leaders

In accepting the first-ever Latino Business Leadership Awards handed out by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, nine individuals spanning a range of industries — venture capital, finance, technology, nonprofits and more — offered personal remarks that touched on their upbringing and gave hope to the future.

Here are excerpts from their remarks on Thursday, given during a luncheon at the Westin San Jose. Click on each name to read the full profile of each honoree.

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Top Organizations to Receive Diversity and Inclusion Honors Award At Annual Conference

The Association of ERGs & Councils (a practice group of PRISM International, Inc.) released their annual list of the Top 25 US Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Business Resource Groups (BRGs) and Diversity Councils. Honorees are set to receive the tenth annual 2019 ERG & Council Honors Award™ at an award ceremony during the 2019 ERG & Council Conference in Orlando May 3rd.

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Talent Dimensions Expands Strategic Retention Solutions with Acquisition of D&I Firm PRISM International, Inc.

Talent Dimensions is pleased to announce the acquisition of the diversity and inclusion firm PRISM International, Inc. Headquartered in Sanford, FL, PRISM is a global provider of systemic diversity and inclusion (D&I) performance solutions focusing on optimizing the opportunities and complexities of the workforce, workplace and marketplace. Continue reading Talent Dimensions Expands Strategic Retention Solutions with Acquisition of D&I Firm PRISM International, Inc.

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National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Leaders in Supply Chain Diversity

The 2018 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards recently recognized the dynamic corporate executives, minority business owners and NMSDC affiliate council presidents for outstanding leadership that has a positive impact on their companies and resonates throughout the NMSDC network. Chuck Nice, television host and comedian, was Master of Ceremonies. The NMSDC advances business opportunities for certified MBEs and connects them to corporate members. To meet the growing need for supplier diversity, NMSDC matches its more than 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses to our network of more than 1,750 corporate members who wish to purchase their products, services and solutions. NMSDC, a unique and specialized player in the field of minority business enterprise, is proud of its unwavering commitment to advance Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers in a globalized corporate supply chain.
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Students of Hurricane Devastated Areas Receive Generous Sponsorships to Attend STEM Conference in Kansas City

67 Students From Puerto Rico, Texas And Florida Receive Sponsorships Totaling $85,000

In the wake of the recent hurricane devastation the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) spearheaded a rallying call to their network and raised sponsorships of over $85,000 to travel 67 students impacted by the recent disasters to attend the 2017 SHPE National Conference last month, the largest gathering of Hispanic STEM talent in the United States. Continue reading Students of Hurricane Devastated Areas Receive Generous Sponsorships to Attend STEM Conference in Kansas City

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