Estelle Gonzales Walgreen
Estelle Gonzales Walgreen is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief 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 original written 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
Adults across the U.S. rate not getting enough exercise as the top health concern for children in 2012, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. continue reading »
The 348 Federal Police officers at the Mexico City airport have been reassigned in response to the killings two months ago of three officers when they tried to arrest fellow members of the force who were allegedly involved in drug trafficking, continue reading »
In the face of global criticism and possible revocation of its diplomatic status in Britain, Ecuador has decided to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange political asylum. continue reading »
Actor Ron Palillo who gained fame as Horschack on ‘Welcome Back, Kotter' has died at age 63 according to various reports. continue reading »
A Mexican Supreme Court official was arrested and arraigned in federal court for allegedly having links to a drug cartel, the high court said. continue reading »
It was never suppose to end this way for the Oxford-trained, distinguished professor of physics and astronomy. It was hopes of love that drove Paul Frampton to Latin America in January of this year. continue reading »
What is 81-year-old Raul Castro, President of Cuba, up to? He has publicly announced to his people that he is ready and willing to talk to the U.S., much to everyone’s amazement I am sure. continue reading »
Peru is celebrating today to commemorate its 190th-year of independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for over 350 years as they decimated the Inca Empire, introduced smallpox and raided the country’s gold reserves. The fight for independence started in 1818 with Jose de San Martin seizing partial control of Lima and declaring partial independent in 1821. Then Simon Bolivar came to Peru to assist San Martin and liberated the entire country from Spanish rule. continue reading »
In the shadow of the Magic Kingdom and inside the cradle of the Angels, the minority majority, Latinos, is saying ¡No Mas! to being disrespected and overlooked. continue reading »
The audience that turned in tonight to watch the first televised interview of George Zimmerman on Fox with ‘Hannity’ and hoping for a Perry Mason moment of truth would have been disappointed. Zimmerman was the most polished, humble, modestly remorseful murder defendant to be seen in a while. continue reading »
Workers at California Capital Grille restaurants were deprived of wages and rest breaks according to a complaint filed today by MALDEF against Darden Restaurants, owner of Capital Grille, Red Lobster, and Olive Garden. continue reading »
Check out the Global Post video on Mexico City's green transportation revolution. Everything from bicycles to electric taxis are taking over one of the busiest and most polluted cities in the world. continue reading »
Check out the video of Demi Lovato performing at Good America's 'Party in the Park'. The new "X Factor" judge sang to thousands in Central Park and entertained her fans with "Give Your Heart a Break" and "Skyscraper". continue reading »
Elizabeth DeMaria leapt to her death from the MGM Grand some 35-feet down as local police were trying to serve her with a bench warrant for multiple fraud and theft charges. continue reading »
A sundial, ancient relics and an underground tunnel believed to be from the Wari civilization of Peru has been discovered in the Ayacucho region of the country. continue reading »