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
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 »
In the northern state of Tamaulipas, México, the town of Matamoros held its first ever Gay Pride Parade Sunday afternoon. The parade, scheduled one day after a gay pride parade in Monterey and a week after one in Mexico City, brought 800-1,000 spectators to Matamoros. continue reading »
Time Warner Cable announced today that it has partnered with Victor Cruz, New York Giants wide receiver and Super Bowl champ, to bolster its Enjoy Sports Better initiative continue reading »
Today the Supreme Court ruled on Arizona's controversial immigration law, S.B. 1070. The ruling struck down certain elements of the law while leaving the most emotionally charged element alone continue reading »
According to a study published online Wednesday, Los Angeles immigrants add $230 Billion yearly to the economy. While immigrants in California make up a quarter of the 38 million people population, they contribute a third to the work force. continue reading »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry this week discovered 71 pounds of liquid cocaine, with a street value of $710,000. continue reading »
A major immigration policy announcement has come out of the Department of Homeland Security and will shortly be confirmed by the White House – deportation of DREAM-Act eligible youth will cease. continue reading »
The ‘I’ll Have Another’ race horse that was on the road to achieving Triple Crown glory after winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness will not compete in the Belmont Stakes due to a leg injury. continue reading »
Mexican authorities in the state of Quintana Roo have arrested the state’s radiologist, David Nestor Quijano Muñoz, on charges of rape and child pornography, thanks in great part to his three marriage to girls less than 15-years old. continue reading »
Yesterday, a self-proclaimed Cherokee by the name of Elizabeth Warren won the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts Senate and will face Republican incumbent Scott Brown. continue reading »