Tag Archive: Career Events

Apr 23

A Solution to the H-1B Visa Mess that Tech Companies Hate.

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President Trump signed an executive order this week that directs federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy and to reform the much maligned H-1B visa. No doubt, lobbyists and congressional staffers are working overtime to develop an even more complex visa system that will be riddled with new loopholes. It will benefit large corporations …

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Jan 11

LISTA Congratulates AT&T for their Inclusion of Hispanics in the Workforce, Supply Chain, Community and Governance

Leading Hispanic advocacy group HACR recognizes AT&T’s inclusion of Hispanics in the workforce, supply chain, community and governance AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, the highest …

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Nov 16

Hispanics Named to FCC Diversity Advisory Panel as it appears in Hispanic Business Magazine

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Diversity Advisory Panel –> Several Hispanics have been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s rechartered Federal Advisory Diversityfor Communications in the Digital Age.The first meeting has been scheduled for Dec. 6, according to the FCC. The Diversity Committee’s mission is to advice the FCC regarding policies and practices that will enhance diversity in the telecommunications and related …

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May 26

Over 125 Medical and Tech Professionals attend Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association’s 4th Annual TechLatino 2030 Legislative Forum – Wrap Up

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Congressman John Lewis, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Manny Ruiz and Thomas Oliver are among the Honored at LISTA’s Government Beacon Awards Reception. CONTACT: John Simmons  simmonsj@a-lista.org 800-775-0889 Washington, DC, May 12, 2011 – Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and the National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology welcomed nearly 125 distinguished guests to its …

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May 20

Getting South Florida Back to Work by Jose Mas, CEO of Florida-Based MasTec. (www.mastec.com)

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As the CEO of a publicly traded company, investors often ask me: What keeps you up at night? Truth be told, I usually slept pretty well until lately. My company, MasTec, has managed to grow over the past four years, but the work to sustain this modest success is a constant struggle in today’s business …

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Aug 28

Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA) and Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) Announce Partnership to Further Digital Empowerment Initiatives.

  LISTA and ADE partnership will work to facilitate digital advocacy, digital literacy, job creation and economic development in regards to digital empowerment initiatives   Today, Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA), the nation’s leading organization of Latino technology professionals and the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), a nonprofit organization that provides broadband solutions …

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Mar 08

Aneesh Chopra: The Nation’s First Chief Technology Officer Addresses the Medical Technology Summit

About Aneesh Chopra “Our mission is to assist the President in harnessing the power and potential of technology, data and innovation to transform the nation’s economy and improve the lives of everyday Americans.” – Aneesh Chopra, U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra is the Chief Technology Officer and in this role serves as an Assistant to the …

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Mar 06

Latinas Leading By Example: Veronica Gonzalez

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Veronica Gonzalez Pharmacology and toxicology researcher, Ph.D. student at the University of Arizona The world of science and technology is one full of amazing discoveries and fascinating new technologies. It is an ever-changing world in which the players are constantly challenging the limits of knowledge and redefining our future. As new problems arise in our …

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Feb 25

Social Media Pitfalls To Avoid.

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Social Media Pitfalls To Avoid LISTA Guest Blogger Luis Cuneo, Marketing Manager IBM Corporation LISTA Member I recently attended the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Convention in Denver, CO. Prior to the conference, I took note of how the USHCC was taking advantage of social media to promote their event and encourage individuals …

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Feb 23

Broadband for America Study Shows Importance of Investment

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Major Network Providers Have Created Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs

Today, the Broadband for America (BfA) coalition released a new study that shows the important contributions to the U.S. economy made by private investment in information and communications technology.

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