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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

4 Gunmen Die While Trying to Steal ATM out of Mexico City Hospital

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 Unemployment Rate Down to 5.01 Percent

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 »

6,400 Year-Old Remains Found in ‘Death Shroud’ Inside Barcelona Cave

University of Barcelona archaeologists are reporting an exciting find in a cave near the city of Barcelona in Begues. continue reading »

Are Texas Republicans Behind Offensive ‘Catch an Illegal’ Event on UT Campus?

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 »

Former Brazil President Joao Goulart Body Exhumed: Heart Attack or Murder?

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 »

Rebel Plot to Assassinate Former Colombian President Uribe Uncovered

Colombian intelligence has detected a plan by FARC rebels to assassinate former President Alvaro Uribe, Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon said Tuesday. continue reading »

Singer Thalia Joins March of Dimes Campaign to Help Prevent Premature Births

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 »

National Strike in Costa Rica Shuts Down Country, Prevents Cruise Ships from Arriving

Thousands of people protested here Monday against the Costa Rican government's market-oriented economic policies. continue reading »

SNL’s Diversity Issues Include Excluding Latinos

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 »

Outcry Over Lack of Latino Inclusion on PBS

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 »

This Past Weekend Hundreds of Events are Hosted by Evangelicals Praying for Immigration Reform

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 »

BLOG DEL NARCO: Clown Kills Narco Boss Francisco Arellano in Cabo at Children’s Party

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 »

Mexican Author Ana Clavel Wins Ibero-American Novel Prize

Mexican writer Ana Clavel was announced Tuesday as the winner of the 6th Elena Poniatowska Ibero-American Novel Prize for her work "Las ninfas a veces sonrien." continue reading »

Salvadoran Migrants Rescued in Mexico after Smugglers Abandon Them

Agents of Mexico's INM immigration agency rescued 16 Salvadoran migrants who were abandoned by traffickers in the southern border state of Chiapas. continue reading »

Mexico’s Central Banker Agustin Carstens Named Bank Governor of the Year

Two international economic publications have hailed Agustin Carstens for his performance as head of Mexico's central bank. continue reading »