Tag Archive: Washington

Nov 11

A Message to our U.S. Latino Youth and the 2016 Elections from National CEO and National Board of Directors of TechLatino.

TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association, the nation’s largest and oldest Latino Technology Association, was excited to see our Latino youth engaged in this past political process, your voices were heard loud and clear. Now, it’s more important than ever that you continue to work to bring change to your local communities by …

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Jan 23

Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Downed – Anonymous Retaliates

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UPDATE: Megaupload appears to back online, sort of. The Atlantic Wire reports that those who haven’t been arrested on Megaupload’s staff managed to post a message accessible only at their IP address. As of now there’s really no content on the site available beyond a short, exclamation point-happy message asking people to share the new …

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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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Jun 01

LISTA Congratulates MicroTech on their Winning of $20 Million-Plus Pentagon IT Contract

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Fastest Growing Solutions Provider Will Play Integral Technical Role in OASD-PA, Base-Plus Four Option-Year Award Vienna, VA - May 31, 2011 – Leading Technology Systems Integrator MicroTech has been selected as a Prime Vendor for the $20 Million-plus Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (OASD-PA) IT support services contract at the Pentagon. …

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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 19

Entering The Digital Foray: Simple Tips For Social Media Newbies by Scott Belsky Founder & CEO, Behance

  I often get questions from small business owners asking about social media and taking small steps into the digital world. Questions like, “Should I build a better website?” or “What should I do with Facebook and Twitter?” or, “How do I manage these social media tools once I set them up?” Suffice to say, …

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Apr 14

LISTA’s JOSE A. MARQUEZ-LEON, “TOP 200″ MOST INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS IN TECHNOLOGY”

The editors of Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine (HE&IT) have selected Jose A. Marquez-Leon of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association as one of the “Top 200 Most Influential Hispanics in Technology.” This select list, which previously recognized some of the top 1 00 Hispanics in technology, was expanded to reflect the increasing …

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Mar 24

U.S. Census 2010… Is All About Hispanics as seen in MediaPost

This is a very big year for the Census and not just for the obvious reason that new national Census numbers are forthcoming. The new data, which will be trickling out in coming days, reveal some profound shifts in demographic trends that will have major implications for marketers: You had better start thinking local. It …

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Feb 19

Guest Blogger Ralph E. Herrera, President of Lanza Group says, For a Preview of America’s Multicultural Future Look no Further than the Black Eyed Peas.

It struck me while I and over 110 million fellow Americans watched “America’s Game” and the halftime show performance by the Black Eyed Peas.  They are a perfect example of what is to come as we unravel the US Census data that recently has started to become available.  The Black Eyed Peas are comprised of …

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