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
In Latin American business news, Puerto Rico's unemployment rate ticked down to 14.6% in January, which represents a .7 percent decrease from the prior month. continue reading »
The navy bases that Chile began builing in Antarctica in 1947 have evolved into facilities coveted by scientists interested in polar research. continue reading »
Venezuelans are preparing to officially mourn for their fallen President Hugo Chavez and prepare for a state funeral on Friday. Vice President Nicolas Maduro will serve as interm President for 30 days until elections. continue reading »
Latin America Idol winner Martha Heredia may sit in a Dominican jail for a year before facing any charges on her arrest for carrying 2 kilos of heroin in her high heels continue reading »
Chicago’s local theatrical treasure, Halcyon, is planning on honoring Henry Godinez at its ‘Night of Flight’ celebration. continue reading »
Aware that women want clothes that are long-lasting, versatile and very wearable, designers at the 57th Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Madrid have unveiled apparel that is salable, restrained and coherent. continue reading »
International superstar Andrea Bocelli debuts #1 in sales in the United States and Puerto Rico with his long awaited Spanish language album. Filled with romance and beauty, "Pasion" is a lush collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado, continue reading »
Six people, including a child, died when a small bus crashed on a highway in Norte de Santander, a province on Colombia's border with Venezuela, the highway patrol said. continue reading »
The death toll from the explosion last week at the Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, headquarters in Mexico City has risen to 36, President Enrique Peña Nieto said. continue reading »
The 2013 Madrid Fusion fair drew more than 10,000 visitors, 600 accredited media outlets, 190 chefs and assistants, 500 participants and 100 exhibitors to this "atypical" show, its director, Lourdes Plana, told Efe. continue reading »
The death toll from the fire at a nightclub in Santa Maria, a city in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state, has been revised downward to 232, with 131 other people injured, police said Sunday. continue reading »
After performing with great success throughout Spain with his latest project, "Papitwo," Miguel Bose begins the year with an extensive international tour that will take him through most of Latin America, RLM promoters said. continue reading »
The Catholic Conference of Illinois has welcomed the legislative passage of a measure permitting immigrants who are not present in the United States legally to apply for temporary driver’s licenses. continue reading »
Mexican activists Javier Sicilia and Sergio Aguayo on Monday delivered to the U.S. Embassy in this capital a letter signed by more than 50,000 people in which they ask Washington for concrete measures to halt the "illegal and immoral" flow of weapons to Mexico. continue reading »