Just like America wouldn’t be the same without its Hispanic community, T-Mobile wouldn’t be the Un-carrier without its Hispanic employees and customers. Or in other words, no hay uno without the other.
To honour Hispanic Heritage Month, we sat down with Juliana Johnson, who works at our Charleston office in South Carolina, to learn more about what her heritage means to her. Read as she shares her perspectives and describes her journey coming from Colombia to the United States:
Can you tell me about yourself, your journey, and what led you here?
Legg Mason Launches New Hispanic and Latino Employee Resource Group
Multimedia with summary
Legg Mason is pleased to announce the launch of UNIDOS, the newest Employee Resource Group (ERG), which represents the Hispanic and Latino Community within our employee base, clientele and the communities where we do business.
The group, whose name means "united" in Spanish and Portuguese, aims to share the Hispanic and Latino culture, promote all forms of diversity and include and celebrate the value that Hispanic and Latino employees bring to Legg Mason, the asset management industry and the community.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been selected as one of the Top 50 Companies of the Year by LATINA Style, Inc. The full list of companies has been published in the August issue of LATINA Style Magazine.
Claudia Zapata-Cardone was recently promoted to Captain at United, an achievement she says is the direct result of a career where she mirrored the hard work, determination and perseverance of her parents who migrated to the U.S. from Colombia in the 1970s.
Dan Schulman, PayPal President and CEO, sits down with Jennifer Pulido, an Integration Engineer and the Global Co-Chair of Aliados, PayPal’s employee resource group for LatinX employees and allies, to discuss how the company is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and building a more inclusive workplace.
Karla Bracamonte, a Mexican immigrant, worked as a custodian at Arizona State University. One day, she walked past a whiteboard with unfinished algebraic equations written on it.
“I turned to my coworker at the time and I told them, ‘I can do this,’” Bracamonte said.
Realizing her talent, a professor and her coworkers encouraged her to apply for classes at ASU, where university staff could get discounts on tuition. However, as a first-generation college student with very little understanding of English, she had barriers to overcome.
Hispanic Americans are launching more new businesses, achieving higher levels of education, and reaching the C-suite of Fortune 500 companies in greater numbers than ever. Surprisingly, these advancements and economic milestones are often unknown by the very people responsible for them – according to a recent survey, 77% of Latinx have no idea of their communities’ potential and contributions.