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
When the ‘Piolin en la Mañana’ syndicated radio program on Univision Radio was suddenly cancelled last week long-time, fans were left without much to go on. Everyone, including industry insiders, was asking why one of Spanish-language radio’s superstars was so quickly dismissed. continue reading »
Guess how the co-founder of the infamous Medellin cocaine cartel and partner of fabled narco Pablo Escobar died? continue reading »
Giving 1 million poor children access to a rigorous musical education is the goal of Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras, a distinguished young conductor who emerged from "The System" said here Wednesday. continue reading »
The mayor of Aquila, a town in eastern Mexico, was gunned down by a police commander following a "heated argument," the Veracruz state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »
Armando Mendou Rosales is no ordinary long-distance cyclist, he is a man on a bike with a mission bringing attention to the issues of immigration reform and the importance of the Latino vote. continue reading »
This afternoon the city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection making it the largest bankruptcy in the history of the country at $18 to $20 billion. continue reading »
A total of 48 gold "escudos" making up part of the treasure from a 17th-century galleon have been recovered on Florida's east coast, the media reported Monday. continue reading »
Today marks the anniversary of the death of one of Mexico’s greatest artist Frida Kahlo. Her real name is Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon born in Coyoacán on July 6, 1907. She died at age 47 after suffering with lifelong health problems stemming from a traffic accident in her teenage years and childhood polio. continue reading »
A project to catalogue Cuba's pre-Columbian archaeological sites has pinpointed the locations of more than 3,200 indigenous settlements, Communist Party daily Granma said Friday. continue reading »
The National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, announced the discovery of 30 pre-Columbian burials and a pyramid in an ancient settlement in eastern Mexico that could be up to 2,000 years old. continue reading »
Fans of the late, great Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño are getting a treat this week as two of his novels have become available in e-Book format for the first time. His hefty 898 page tome “2666” and “The Savage Detectives” are now available electronically by Picador. continue reading »
The U.S. government has granted Mexican national Christian Chaidez asylum after narco-sponsored extortionists executed 11 family members. continue reading »
The chronicler of the mass deportation of over 1 million Mexican and Mexican-Americans during the Great Depression and author of “Decade of Betrayal” has died at 87. continue reading »
One of Mexico’s most active volcanoes, Popocatepetl, is giving airlines a lot of headaches today. More than 40 flights in and around Mexico City have been cancelled as a result of ash and steam spewing out of the crater. continue reading »
Mexican and Central American consulates in the United States are registering an increase in requests for official documents and, according to the Central American Resource Center, they must increase their available resources to be prepared if immigration reform is passed. continue reading »