Estelle Gonzales Walgreen
Estelle Gonzales Walgreen is co-founder and the Chief Content Officer at Hispanically Speaking News. (www.hs-news.com) At HS-News she has fused her passion for all things Hispanic with her entrepreneurial spirit and the insatiable need to ask WHY - ¿Por Que?
As a long-term executive and entrepreneur Ms. Gonzales-Walgreen is enjoying the next phase of her professional journey after spending decades in leadership roles at several businesses including Converse Industries. She will be a regular cultural commentator for HS-News while creating editorial, advertorial, and video content for the site.
Estelle initially focused her entrepreneurial interests and communication skills to capitalize upon the potential presented by the Hispanic financial customer with her Hablando Dinero radio program. She was one of the first women Hispanic radio station owners as a partner in EXCL, a leading Spanish-language broadcasting company. Estelle has held director, trustee and advisory roles for numerous corporate and non-for-profit boards for over 20 years; most recently at AAA Motor Club, Nature Conservancy and the Museum of Science and Industry.
Estelle is a recognized business leader and dynamic public speaker; having been named "Outstanding Business Leader" by the State of Wisconsin, "Woman of Achievement" by the Anti-Defamation League.
Blog Entries by Estelle Gonzales Walgreen
Hundreds of clergy and laypeople from Colorado have begun a 10-day fast to demand immigration reform as a "moral imperative." continue reading »
Luz Marina Escobar, the sister of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, said in an interview with Efe that she was marking the 20th anniversary of the late Medellin drug cartel leader's death by visiting his tomb on Sunday and "honoring the victims of drug-related violence, specifically that unleashed by Pablo." continue reading »
The Cuban Interests Section in Washington felt obliged to suspend its consular services Tuesday, being unable to find a bank it can use because of the obstacles imposed by the U.S. economic embargo. continue reading »
Four suspected robbers and a security guard died in a shootout at an ATM in a Mexico City hospital, the Federal District's Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »
Mexico's unemployment rate was 5.01 percent in October, down slightly from the 5.04 percent rate registered in the same month in 2012, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »
University of Barcelona archaeologists are reporting an exciting find in a cave near the city of Barcelona in Begues. continue reading »
A University of Texas (UT) conservative student group is holding a mock immigration round up whereby someone can win a prize for catching an “illegal” immigrant. continue reading »
Brazilian authorities will exhume the remains of late President Joao Goulart to determine whether his 1976 death in exile was a murder committed on orders from the country's 1964-1985 military regime, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »
Colombian intelligence has detected a plan by FARC rebels to assassinate former President Alvaro Uribe, Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon said Tuesday. continue reading »
Mexican singer and actress Thalia joined the initiative of international stars such as Celine Dion, Pink and photographer Anne Geddes to raise awareness about the risks of premature births. continue reading »
Thousands of people protested here Monday against the Costa Rican government's market-oriented economic policies. continue reading »
Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) diversity issues just got a little bigger with Latinos chiming in that they aren’t represented enough on the iconic show. continue reading »
There is an outcry over the lack of Latinos on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) network led by the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) prompted by the departure of Ray Suarez. continue reading »
With immigration reform on deck for Congress, evangelical Christians across the country hosted nearly 400 events across 40 states to pray for immigrants, for Congress and for broad, bipartisan support for the legislation. continue reading »
The former leader of the Tijuana drug cartel was murdered this weekend during a family party in Los Cabos, a resort city in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur, state officials said. continue reading »