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FULL CIRCLE–from military aviator to children’s book author with new mission – a return to Fairchild Air Force Base

There are special moments when the work we do as social entrepreneurs is completely validated in tangible, wonderful ways. This week, I had such a moment because a dear friend, Melanie Wild, connected the dots and helped me make the … Continue reading

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NEWS RELEASE: Qualfon Liberty Lake and Gracefully Global Group LLC Team Up to Serve Spokane’s Military Community at June 8th, Qualfon– Sponsored Author Visit to School at Fairchild AFB

Fairchild veteran and author to present to school children while Qualfon surprises students with a book giveaway and recruits military spouses and veterans June 8th, 2015, (Spokane, WA) – Qualfon, a people-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider … Continue reading

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Hispanicize 2015 Event RECAP – a 2-minute Audio and Foto Experience

Early this Sunday morning, I decided to get truly creative and think like Weird Al Yankovic. I woke up, wrote new lyrics to “A Few of My Favorite Things” (from The Sound of Music) to pair with my favorite moments … Continue reading

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Saluting my Hermanas in Arms this Memorial Day

Last year the Military Writers Society of America published an essay I contributed to the 2013 anthology titled “Our Voices.” You can find the book at here.  It’s comprised of 60 essays and 15 images, all created by military … Continue reading

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What Was it Like? The White House Champions of Change Event Experience

As I fly home tonight physically restrained in my airline seat, no longer moving, walking, networking, or engaged in an event in our nation’s capital city, I can FINALLY be still and reflect on what just happened this week. I … Continue reading

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Gratitude for Those who Helped Me Survive (and Thrive) in 2013

My oldest child had surgery earlier this month, which forced me to completely slow down and stay home in a caregiver role. As a business owner, in previous years this necessary medical activity would surely have led to thoughts of … Continue reading

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Ahead of LATINAS THINK BIG event Friday at Google HQ L.A., a Momtrepreneur Moment of Gratitude for Mi Mami’s Choices

I was reading a post from telecom engineer Eva Smith earlier this week. In it she mentioned that her mother made cakes at home to make extra money for the family. Mi mami also made birthday, quinceañera and even wedding … Continue reading

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Thank You Facebook

I was speaking to my brother recently, (a security professional, U.S. Navy chief on weekends, daddy of three), who’s never been on Facebook and refuses to join. Those of us who have been actively using social media for years can’t … Continue reading

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Inspired by Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Social Media, Silicon Valley Latina Leaders Unite

The collective power of Latina Leadership in action is highlighted in this piece featured in The Huffington Post. Please enjoy, comment and share.

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Are You Effectively Reaching Skeptical Latinos with Your Green Marketing?

In a recent Huffington Post article, I explored the implications of a Cone Communications study when marketing to various Latino market segments. I’d love to hear comments, especially from those actively marketing green products, services, organizations to different U.S. Latino … Continue reading

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