PALO ALTO, CA – The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) President and CEO Antonio Tijerino will serve as the keynote speaker for the Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit (SVLLS) on May 19, 2012 at Stanford University. SVLLS is an annual conference hosted by founder Frank Carbajal of Es Tiempo, LLC, in collaboration with Hispanic-Net and Gracefully Global, Inc. The mission of the SVLLS is to educate, inspire and foster mentorship among Latinos, throughout the Bay Area and nationally. We are not exclusive and extend participation to anyone who is interested from any ethic, cultural or religious background.
“I’m honored to be a part of such an important gathering of Latino leaders,” said Tijerino. “And I applaud the work and leadership of Frank Carbajal. It’s critical to connect, prepare and position Latinos leaders to meet America’s priorities, which is the mission of HHF and of SVLLS.”
The summit will focus on:
· Learning the key elements necessary to pursue entrepreneurship and executive leadership
· Network with talented Latinos both locally and throughout the United States and others who can help your business grow
· Learn strategies to help close the Latino achievement gap
· Learn how to access scholarships for Latinos
About the Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Established in 1987 by the White House, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is a 501c3, nonprofit which inspires, identifies, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America’s priorities. HHF also provides Latinos in America with role models, cultural pride and a promising future through public awareness campaigns and special events. What distinguishes HHF from other organizations is a focus on helping “a Latino to help hundreds." Visit www.HispanicHeritage.org and follow HHF on twitter @HHFoundation for more information. And join LOFTnetwork.org for the online community of more than 75,000 students and young professionals who are part of the the Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) leadership and workforce development program. Contact: Maria Esmeralda Paguaga at MariaEsmeralda@hispanicheritage.org.