USHCC Legislative Summit

As America rebuilds, Hispanic Business is a key driver of the economy’s revitalization. The USHCC 2022 Legislative Summit welcomes the vast exploration of these countless innovative opportunities through public policy, procurement, advocacy, and access to necessary technical assistance to build back better.

U.S. Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman meets with the USHCC leadership and the five hub-and-spoke partners for the SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program. The USHCC was a Tier 1 recipient of $5 Million to launch this program. Photo Credit: Eddie Arrossi / EAPHOTO / USHCC.
The USHCC female Chamber Presidents from around the country gather at the USHCC Legislative Summit in Washington D.C. on March 29-31, 2022, at the Capital Hilton Hotel. Photo Credit: Eddie Arrossi / EAPHOTO / USHCC.











Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Latina Empow(h)er Summit ™

HACR is committed to developing programs for the ongoing advancement of Hispanic executives. HACR held its Latina Empow(h)er Summit from March 21st – 23rd in Orlando, Fl. The two-day leadership program featured subject-matter experts and thought-leaders who have successfully navigated their corporate mobility while balancing career, family, culture and created the perfect work-life blend.

Cid Wilson, President and CEO, HACR, interviews Myrna Soto, Founder and CEO of Apogee Executive Advisors in a fireside chat.
Esperanza Teasdale, Vice President & General Manager, Hispanic Business Unit, at PepsiCo Beverages North America, giving remarks on the (HACR)­ Latina Empow(h)er Summit™.









“Reimagining the Global Opportunity” session. (L-R) Moderator – Sylvia Pérez Cash, SVP, Operations for HACR. Panelists: Gloria Bailey, SVP, Market Executive, Central Florida and Lakeland, Bank of America; Alba Castillo Baylin, VP, Stakeholder and Community Management, The Coca-Cola Company, North America Operating Unit, and Ileana Musa, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, National Association Head of International Credit & Banking.


Greater Washington Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) Business Expo

The GWCC Business Expo, one of the region’s premier events connecting minority-owned businesses with potential clients and organizations that support their growth, held its business expo on March 8, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The Expo is an excellent opportunity to meet leaders of the Hispanic business community face‐to‐face and establish the relationships that would allow businesses to gain access to the local Hispanic market.

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony featured members of the GWHCC Board of Directors and government and community leaders for the DC Metropolitan Region.
GWHCC President and CEO, Nicole Quiroga, and Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation President and CEO, David Iannucci.










GWHCC President and CEO, Nicole Quiroga, and Chairman of the GWHCC Board of Directors, Juan Jara.






UnidosUS Capital Awards

The UnidosUS Capital Awards continues to be one of the premier Hispanic events in Washington, DC, recognizing leaders who have championed policies and legislation to empower and strengthen the Latino community. In addition, UnidosUS honors changemakers outside of the political spectrum who courageously and tirelessly advocate on behalf of the Latino community with the Capital Award for Public Service. Photo credit: ©Patricia De La Rosa.

Janet Murguia, President & CEO, UnidosUS with U.S. Representatives.


Robert Bard, CEO, LATINA Style, Inc., Secretary of the Navy, Carlos Del Toro, and Lupita Colmenero, LATINA Style, Inc., COO.
Robert Bard, CEO, LATINA Style, Inc., Emilio Estefan and Lupita Colmenero, LATINA Style, Inc., COO.









Senator Catherine Cortez Masto.
Gloria Calderon Kellett.











National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) 25th Annual Conference

Themed “Addressing Social Determinants and Well-Being” NHMA held its 25th Annual Conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Crystal City, VA, on March 24 – 27. NHMA is dedicated to the critical mission of improving the health of Hispanic populations across the country. NHMA brings together medical institutions, leaders, health and policy professionals, and students to educate and empower Hispanic physicians to better serve Hispanic and other underserved populations.

Robert Bard, CEO, LATINA Style, Inc., recieves the 2022 Corporate of the Year award from Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association, (NHMA) and Nereida Correa, MD, MPH, Chairwoman of NHMA,  and Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA).
Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA).











NHMA Board of Directors.