Topic: La Noticia Excelente Awards 2013 / Education
- Hilda Gurdian, Publisher, La Noticia, The Spanish-Language Newspaper
- Marco Zarate, President & Co-founder, The North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals
North Carolina's Hispanic population more than doubled between 2000 and 2010 and for more than a decade one group in particular has been working to promote diversity and inclusion throughout the state. The Latin American Excelente Awards recognize individuals and companies that have made a positive impact in the Latino community. Proceeds from the gala will benefit the Latino Student Scholarship Fund of La Noticia Foundation.
In the episode the guests discuss the upcoming event and efforts to support education at all levels for Hispanic students.