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Thursday, April 3 • 10:25am - 11:25am
Behind the Scenes in Hollywood and Newsrooms: Secrets from Powerful Latinos in Media

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Join Edward James Olmos and a panel of experts as they discuss what’s going on for Latinos within the Media.  When it comes to entertainment, news, and policy discussions – How are we portrayed, but also how are we changing things behind the scenes?  Panelists will cover the current landscape and challenges, but also analyze what’s changing and strategies for meeting the challenges.


Moderators
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Aurelia Flores

Founder, PowerfulLatinas.com
A seasoned national speaker and trainer on leadership topics, and especially Latinas and money, Aurelia Flores founded PowerfulLatinas.com in 2008. As a certified money coach, Aurelia has a specific focus on Latinas and wealth, at her website ExpansiveWealthCreation.com (a sister site to PowerfulLatinas.com). | | Aurelia, former teenage single mother and domestic violence survivor, went to Stanford Law School and had a Fulbright... Read More →

Speakers
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Vanessa Cardenas

Vice President, Progress 2050
Vanessa Cárdenas is the Vice President of Progress 2050 at American Progress. Her work focuses on the intersection of policy and race with particular attention to demographic changes, immigration, and issues relevant to the growing Latino community in the United States. Progress 2050 develops new ideas for an increasingly diverse America, examines the implications of demographic shifts, and focuses on promoting policies to ensure a more... Read More →
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Francisco Cortes

VicePresident, Fox News Latino
As VicePresident of FoxNewsLatino.com, Francisco Cortes is dedicated to keeping the pulse of the Hispanic community. A key player in helping create and launch the ground-breaking English-language news site in 2010, Francisco now leads and mentors a team of experienced journalists through all phases of content creation. He is responsible for growing and expanding key partnerships throughout the Hispanic marketplace; including new business... Read More →
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Edward James Olmos

Actor/Director
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Dr. Federico Subervi

Professor, Kent State University
Dr. Federico Subervi is currently a Full Professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University, Ohio.  Previously, Subervi served as Full Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Media & Markets at Texas State University-San Marcos. Since the early 1980s, he has conducted research, published and been teaching on issues related to the media and ethnic minorities, especially Latinos in... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:25am - 11:25am
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