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
To say that Manny Acosta has struggled this year with the New York Mets would be an understatement. continue reading »
New Mexico Narcotics Task Force officers found hardcore, graphic pornography in a 5-year-olds backpack when they were searching a home for drugs. continue reading »
Europe's largest solar telescope was inaugurated Monday at Teide Observatory on the Spanish island of Tenerife, from where it will help researchers observe and better understand the activities of the Sun and also those of the majority of stars in the universe. continue reading »
Check out Vice Media's insightful piece on the drug 'Scopolamine', that is produced in Colombia. Vice's Ryan Duffy is calling a 'strange and powerful' drug that makes you lose yourself control. Duffy takes you to the jungles of Colombia to the streets of Bogota tracing it popularity. continue reading »
For those of you done celebrating Cinco de Mayo and Mexico’s brief but glorious defeat of the French you might want to crack open another Corona celebrating U.S. declaring war on Mexico back in 1846 that gave the U.S. close to 10 new states. continue reading »
Just when you thought Fox’s Geraldo Rivera was done shocking us (remember the hoodie comment) he flings another zinger. He bares his soul to tell us that he was ‘raped’ by a TSA agent that apparently “seemed to enjoy it.” continue reading »
ABC’s hit comedy series, ‘Modern Family,’ received the Catholics in Media Associates 2012 television award. Also known as the “Catholic Oscar,” this year’s CIMA Award recipient came as a shock to many as the show depicts the lifestyle of a married gay couple, an issue which the Catholic Church opposes. continue reading »
The famous Colombian singer, Shakira, serves up her new hit single and video “Addicted to You” which airs worldwide today. continue reading »
Cinco do Mayo is around the corner, the time to celebrate Latinos and more importantly time to make more money off of them. So I am always on the look out for what is being offered for our pueblo from the product development and marketing geniuses in Corporate America. continue reading »
The Supreme Court heard arguments today for and against Arizona’s two-year old immigration law known as SB1070. SB1070 was the pioneer in anti-immigrant legislation that gave seed to 36 other states introducing similar legislation and 5 passing laws modeled on it. continue reading »
Latino Hollywood stars, Eva Longoria and George Lopez, recently announced plans to get into the reality dating game craze through separate projects. continue reading »
Alvarado was the passenger in a vehicle that fled from the El Paso County Constable Precinct 6. When the Constable got the vehicle stopped Alvarado was taken into custody and found in possession of a firearm and methamphetamine. The Barrio Azteca Gang is the largest and most active prison gang in the El Paso area and was founded in the mid 1980's. continue reading »
A party thrown by a 16-year old while he baby sat a 8, 10 and 13 year old got out of hand in Kings County, California, so much so that the Gang Task Force was called out. continue reading »
The comments by Hilary Rosen that “[Ann Romney] actually has never worked a day in her life,” has brought forth some interesting conversations amongst Latinas around their view of motherhood as duty, privilege, and self-sacrifice. continue reading »
There were many in the Latino community that wrote off George Zimmerman early on as an overzealous, dangerous version of Barney Fife and but there were many others that stood by him for simply being Latino – even if it was only half Latino. continue reading »