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
Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in Mobile caught an Iguana near the Rail Ferry Dock on the Alabama State Docks. It had been observed several times but was able to elude capture. The iguana had ostensibly come from a rail vessel arriving from Mexico. continue reading »
Yesterday, in a letter to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), nearly thirty non-profit organizations representing people of color and/or working towards comprehensive immigration reform requested that the FCC swiftly exert authority over cell phone text messages. continue reading »
The Dominican Republic will provide or improve water and sanitation services for at least 205,000 people in low-income rural and peri-urban communities using financial support from the Government of Spain and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »
The Government of Puerto Rico recently passed a law invalidating all Puerto Rican birth certificates issued prior to July 1, 2010, and replacing them with enhanced security birth certificates with features to combat passport fraud and identity theft. continue reading »
Yesterday, a portly former, employee of Brazil McDonald’s won suit against the company for allegedly making him 65 pounds overweight during his tenure as a franchise manager. continue reading »
U.S. Customs officials (CBP) are reporting that earlier in the week they seized cocaine and heroin, in separate incidents, aboard the Serenade of the Seas cruise ship as it docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. continue reading »
The United Nations (UN) voiced concern over a prison sentence for two Panamanian journalists, who had earlier been acquitted on charges of slander and libel. Frank La Rue from the UN said in a statement that, according to available information, the two journalists were also prohibited from carrying out activities related to their profession for one year. continue reading »
Venezuela will increase power output from its largest hydroelectric complex by 795 megawatts—enough to supply almost one million Venezuelans—through a modernization program financed with a $700 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank. continue reading »
The homophobic crusty crooner, Pat Boone, has resurfaced and not from the dead as most of you assume but rather on the election campaign trail. Boone who supports any and all ultra conservative candidates came out in support of Tea Party Texas Republican Clayton Trotter. continue reading »
For the 19th straight year, the General Assembly today adopted a resolution calling for the lifting of the decades-old economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba in the aftermath of the Cold War. continue reading »
To check rising rural poverty and hunger in Nicaragua, the United Nations (UN) is helping the country’s Government to support small-scale farmers boost their production of beans, maize, rice and other staple crops. continue reading »
The latest housing figures show continued signs of stabilization in house prices and high home affordability due in part to record low interest rates. The October housing ‘scorecard’, prepared by the Department of Housing and the Department of Treasury, show that families continued to benefit from the lowest rates in history for 30-year mortgages. continue reading »
The tiny island of Belize felt the wrath of Hurricane Richard with heavy rains and howling winds. As a result, 10,000 residents and tourists have sought shelter in local schools and churches. continue reading »
With less than two weeks left for the pivotal midterm elections and in partnership with the Ya es Hora, ¡Ve y Vota! (It’s Time! Go and Vote!) coalition, the Univision network is declaring October 26 as the official “YA ES HORA DAY.” continue reading »
Tomorrow, Monday, October 25th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (CST) the Small Business Administration (SBA) will host an informative web chat focusing on regulatory fairness for small business owners. continue reading »