Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Legg Mason Launches New Hispanic and Latino Employee Resource Group
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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.

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month at FedEx

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked several of our team members to share how they stay connected with their heritage and why they feel diversity & inclusion is important for FedEx.

Sodexo Recognized by LATINA Style, Inc. as one of the Top 50 Companies of the Year

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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.

"What a Magical Thing, to Be Able to Fly"

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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.

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PayPal Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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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.

Watch the full interview here.

How My Latinx Upbringing Made Me a Better Leader

Chief people officer at Intel Sandra Rivera reflects on growing up Hispanic and what that taught her about business success.
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By Sandra Rivera

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: The Journey to Becoming an Engineer

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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.

Recognizing — and Celebrating — the Impact of the Hispanic Community

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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.

Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A With Erika Carrillo Lopez, HR Generalist at Gildan

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This week marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month in the United States. In honor of this event, we interviewed Erika Carrillo Lopez who works at our yarn-spinning facility in Salisbury, North Carolina to find out about her career growth at the company and what her heritage means to her.

Can you share your journey and how you came to live in North Carolina?

Hallmark Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Hallmark hosted Julián Zugazagoitia, CEO, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, who shared with employees how Hispanic and Latino contributions are reflected in the arts, and how the museum is engaging with Latino audiences. 

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