MIAMI, FL – March 9, 2015 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Five of the nation’s most powerful Latina journalists are coming together March 20 at Hispanicize 2015 for a rapid-fire discussion about the most pressing issues, hottest industry trends, entertainment — and even Latino superheroes.

“Our commitment to gathering together and honoring Latina leaders from every field, and hearing their perspectives on the most critical issues of our time is one of the hallmarks of Hispanicize”

“Our commitment to gathering together and honoring Latina leaders from every field, and hearing their perspectives on the most critical issues of our time is one of the hallmarks of Hispanicize,” said Manny Ruiz, Hispanicize founder and creative director. “This will be a fast-paced, electrifying Roundtable, like a Latina version of The View on steroids.”

Titled “Latinas Dish: A Cultural Roundtable with the Nation’s Most Powerful Latina Journalists,” the special session features Maria Elena Salinas, Co-Anchor, Noticiero Univision; Cynthia Hudson, SVP and General Manager, CNN en Español; Shirley Velasquez, Executive Editor, Latina magazine and Myriam Marquez, Executive Editor, El Nuevo Herald.

Sponsored by Prudential Financial, the session will be moderated by Mercedes Soler, anchor of CNN en Español’s Realidades en Contexto program. The session takes place at Friday, March 20th at 1:30 p.m.

Friday, March 20th day is part of the “Latinas Inspired to Empower Day” at Hispanicize 2015, a day that will feature special content and speakers from other brands.

The Latina journalist session is part of the event’s 2015 Hispanic Journalism Showcase that this year features 16 sessions with top speakers from across the country.

Sponsorship and Registration Information

The presenting sponsor of Hispanicize 2016 is 3M. As of today other announced sponsors include: Toyota, Target, Cricket Wireless, Vive Mejor, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Procter & Gamble, Tabasco, Neutrogena, Sprint, Prudential Financial, Hasbro, McDonald’s, Best Western, The Home Depot, Disney World Resorts, , Yelp, JetBlue, Florida Blue,, Rebtel, Martell Caractere, CNN en español, Fox News Latino, República, Transitions, Mazola, Visit Philly, BodenPR, Kelley Blue Book, ConneXión Research, Alma, RL Public Relations, Rebtel, United Healthcare Foundation, The Sensis Agency, Miami Herald Media Company, The St. Augustine Visitor’s Bureau, Diario Las Americas, Hispanic Market Advisors, El Sentinel, Sverve, Juana La Iguana, Lingua Franca.

Sponsorship information is available by contacting [email protected] or calling 203.364.4779. To reserve a hotel room visit

About Hispanicize 2015
Now in its sixth year, Hispanicize 2015 Week ( (#Hispz15) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in journalism, blogging, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Co-chaired by Facebook’s U.S. Hispanic Head of Sales Christian Martinez and award-winning actor Luis Guzmán, Hispanicize 2015 is a production of the Hispanicize companies that include the Latina Mom Bloggers network, Being Latino, Hispanicize Wire and the Hispanic PR Blog. Hispanicize 2015 is expected to gather more than 2,100 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five days. The event will take place in downtown Miami March 16-20, 2015.

The Hispanicize event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

Hispanicize 2015 is a partner of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

About Prudential Financial
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