Tag Archive: Education

May 14

LISTA Applauds HABLA Awards for Heading West to Houston, TX

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Habla Adds More Dates during Hispanic Heritage Month With $20,000 in Academic Scholarships, Verizon and Lanza Group, LLC Adds Houston to Atlanta, Charlotte, and Orlando HABLA Awards Line Up As the number of Hispanic professionals and community leaders continue to grow, it is fitting that the annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) luncheon, which …

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May 04

14 Lessons from Benjamin Franklin about getting what you want in life By Thea Easterby, Freelance Writer

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Benjamin Franklin was a man of action. Over his lifetime, his curiosity and passion fueled a diverse range of interests. He was a writer (often using a pseudonym), publisher, diplomat, inventor and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. His inventions included the lightning rod, bifocals and the Franklin stove. Franklin was responsible …

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Feb 03

LISTA Guest Blogger: David L. Cohen, EVP Comcast – Reports on Internet Essentials Launch Impact

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Almost six months ago, Comcast launched an ambitious broadband adoption program, Internet Essentials, with a focus on closing the digital divide and getting more low-income Americans connected to the Internet. Today we are releasing a launch progress report that highlights our successes and achievements and shares some of the lessons we have learned and the …

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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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Oct 12

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association announced today that Jose A. Marquez National CEO, will join the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Advisory Committee for Diversity in the Digital Age.

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The mission of the Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age is to make recommendations to the FCC regarding policies and practices that will further enhance the ability of minorities and women to participate in telecommunications and related industries. Specifically, the Committee will focus on lowering barriers to entry to communications and …

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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 26

LISTA Congratulates AT&T’s Alicia Abella and Univision’s Cesar Conde for Hispanic Education AdvisoryPanel To President Barack Obama

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President Obama Announces Members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his appointment of the following individuals to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics: · Alicia Abella, Member, President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics · Sylvia Acevedo, Member, President’s Advisory …

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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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Jan 13

American CEO’s Say Immigration is Key to Business Innovation.

Discussing U.S. innovation at CES are (from left) CES President Gary Shapiro, Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, Cisco CEO John Chambers, and GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt. On Friday, during a panel discussion at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, executives from some of the top American corporations stated that if the U.S. is looking to be more …

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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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