Hispanic Professional Network
Hugo Balta, news director at public television station WTTW-Channel 11, EP of the weeknight newscast “Chicago Tonight” and host of the weekly “Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices” is no longer employed by the company after just one year on the job.
Balta, who joined WTTW in February 2020, was placed on administrative leave last week.…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2021 at 11:29pm
Despite nearly 100,000 small businesses expected to never open their doors again because of the pandemic, a woman in West Allis is defying the odds.
Often, minority business owners depend on their own cash reserves, family and friends more than their white counterparts.…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2021 at 1:04pm
Breast cancer incidence and mortality rates are lower in some Hispanic/Latino subpopulations compared to Non-Hispanic White women. However, studies suggest that the risk of breast cancer-specific mortality is higher in US Hispanics/Latinas. In this review we summarized current knowledge on factors associated with breast…Continue
Posted on February 18, 2021 at 3:04am
Pre-Covid 19, Latina-owned businesses were doing quite well. There were 2.3 million of them, which accounted for 18% of all women-owned businesses, according to a 2019 American Express study. These businesses were growing at a healthy 10% per year. Latina-owned businesses also accounted for almost half of all Hispanic-owned businesses; however, they…Continue
Posted on February 12, 2021 at 1:45am
Despite being the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. small business ecosystem, Latinos continue to struggle to secure capital from national banks.
That’s according to the State of Latino Entrepreneurship 2020 research study from the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative.…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2021 at 12:01am