MIAMI, FL – January 26, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Organizers of Hispanicize 2017 today named six-time Emmy Award-winning “Primer Impacto” anchor Pamela Silva Conde and Ana Wolfington, producer and director of the Wolfington Foundation, as co-chairs of the 2017 Positive Impact Awards (PIAs). Both Conde and Wolfington have shown tremendous support and commitment to a long roster of organizations and initiatives aimed at improving quality of life across the country. As co-chairs, they will promote the nomination and voting process, support efforts to raise the program’s visibility nationwide and serve as judges for this year’s nominees.
The Positive Impact Awards-presented by Prudential Financial-recognize our everyday heroes who dedicate their time, resources and knowledge in order to serve, advance and/or mobilize the U.S. Hispanic community.
“Pamela Silva Conde and Ana Wolfington are both exceptional examples for our community of strong Latinas who are constantly innovating and evolving, all while immersing themselves in improving their communities,” said Manny Ruiz, Founder and CEO of the Hispanicize Media Group that owns the Hispanicize Event. “This program is very dear to my heart and we are grateful to have such strong leaders join our efforts in inspiring the nation to join forces for the greater good.”
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In 2014, Pamela established the Pamela Silva Conde Scholarship offering financial support to first-generation students at Florida International University, her alma mater. She is also an avid supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and serves on the board of directors for Amigos for Kids ®, a nonprofit organization founded to respond to the needs of South Florida’s abused, neglected and less fortunate children and families.
As a leader of the Wolfington Foundation, Ana actively supports organizations that serve the poor and defend the defenseless. Ana volunteers with La Casita Foundation on a weekly basis to provide meals and education to underprivileged women in South Florida. She was also honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her work serving others and received the Legacy Award from the National Council for Adoption.
Hispanicize 2017 Update
Hispanicize 2017 Week will feature more than 200 speakers in 100+ sessions, town halls, workshops, fireside chats and keynotes. Hispanicize 2017 also features the Second Annual DiMe Summit, the first annual Hispanicize CMO Summit, the Third Annual Tecla Awards, the 4th annual Positive Impact Awards and Second Annual NAHJ Spanish-language Journalist Conference.
This year’s event is being produced in collaboration with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, PRWeek, the Latino Startup Alliance and Black Tech Week.
Sponsorship information is still available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 203.364.4779.
In addition to presenting sponsor Prudential Financial, as of today, announced sponsors also include: Toyota, State Farm, KOA, CNN Español, The City of Miami, Kelley Blue Book, Regions Bank, Pan American Life Insurance, ESPN Deportes, Florida Dairy Farmers, Alma, República, C-Com Group, FundLatinos.com, BodenPR, Savings.com and saludMóvil.
Additional media partners include: Hispanicize Wire, Mamiverse, LatinaMoms.com, PRODU, El Sentinel, Puerto Rico BloggerCon, Hispanic PR Blog, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Miami Herald Media, Black Enterprise, Media Moves and iBlog Magazine.
About The Hispanicize Event
Now in its eighth year, Hispanicize 2017 Week (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz17) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.
Hispanicize 2017 is expected to gather more than 3,000 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of digital content creation, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over four days. The event will take place in downtown Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, April 3-6, 2017.
The Hispanicize event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books, music and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.
The Hispanicize event is owned and operated by Hispanicize Media Group, LLC, the parent company of DiMe Media, Hispanic Kitchen and the Hispanic PR Blog.
About Prudential Financial, Inc.
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2016, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century.