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LISTA Georgia Technology Council Announces 2014 Latina Tech and Business Leaders Forum and Power
LISTA to announce Top 10 Latinas of Excellence Award in Tech and Business Georgia Recognizing Latinas in Business Who Go Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
By: LISTA TechLatino
LISTA Latina Tech and Business Leaders Power Luncheon will be hosted by WSBTV's Anchor Wendy Corona with welcoming remarks by Marlem Rios Nuclear at Georgia Powers and honored guest speakers including, Nina Vaca, Chairwoman and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources and the 1st Chairwoman of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Maria Cardona, Principal at Dewey Square and 1st Latina CNN Presidential Political Analyst and Lifetime Achiever Award recipient Cristina Saralegui, Journalist, 1st Latina Talk Show Host.
The year's event is brought to you by presenting sponsors, Georgia Power and Aetna. LISTA Sponsors also include Coca Cola, AT&T, OVNLatino Networks, Macy's Systems and Technology, Univision, Comcast Universal, Negocios Now, Mi Amiga Magazine, Nuevo Georgia, Lanza Group and Mundo Hispanico.
It is people like our awardees who represents the very best that Georgia and America has to offer. They are the manifestation (http://techlatino.org/
Recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Georgia Tech Research Center in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday December 10th at 11:00 am. This will also kick off LISTA 201 Season.
The LISTA Latinas in Tech And Business Excellence Awards acknowledges Latinas that have given time and resources to make LISTA grow in the State of Georgia and who are the unsung heroes of our community. Winners are selected by LISTA's local Board of Directors in an online vote. Selection of these awardees was based on individual business and community contributions to advance the Latino community in 2013.
Thanks to our corporate partner LISTA will realize the Latino/as Tech Forum and Latinas Leaders Power Luncheon, said Chris Rodriguez, COO /Co-founder, National Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association's. "It is through the commitment of corporation like Aetna, AT&T, NCTA, Coca Cola, Comcast, Lockheed Martin, and Verizon, that LISTA's Techno Centro in Norcross, Ga. is able to continue our mission to educate, motivate and empower the Latino community with technology and showcase the best of the Latino community in Georgia. I can think of no better way to kick off LISTA 2015 season.
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About Latino in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA)
LISTA ( www.a-lista.org and www.technocentro.org) promotes the utilization of the technology sectors for the empowerment of the Latino community. We are an organization that is committed to bringing various elements of Technology under one central hub to facilitate our partners, members and the community with the leverage and education they need to succeed in a highly advanced technologically driven society. LISTA Mission is to educate, motivate and encourage the use of technology in the Latino community and empowering them to bridge the digital divide.
LISTA: America's 21st Century Information Sciences and Technology Workforce.
Yvette Moise - LISTA