Happy to have been among the guest speakers invited to the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) Charla.
The Charlas are local, self-organized discussions led by community leaders across the country focused on everything from technology, entrepreneurship, to wellness.
Thanks to Hispanic Heritage Foundation for inviting me speak about the lack of #diversity in #media.
I’m a 47 yr old, Peruvian-American, media professional who is often stereotyped as a hot headed, soccer loving, latin lover from Mexico because of the biased portrayals of Latinos in media across all platforms.
A study by the National Hispanic Media Coalition found that the prejudiced presentation of Latinos in film and television (including news) shaped the perceptions of Latinos by non-Latinos as mostly being…
-blue collar workers
The event was held at the Google Offices in New York City.