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Friday, September 20 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
LGBTQ Latin@: How technology is helping to break down health, cultural and social barriers.

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Framed by the immigration and gay marriage debates in 2013, there is no doubt that LGBTQ Latinos face obstacles and challenges. But social media and the connected web have begun breaking down health, cultural and social barriers. We are seeing conversations taking place and that is bringing awareness to a community that hasn't always been served in the Latino space.

Moderators
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Natalia Oberti Noguera

Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship
Dubbed "The Coach" by Marie Claire, Natalia (aka Ms. Oberti Noguera) is Founder and CEO of Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women that's changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. Natalia holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale. She has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, Reuters Money, TechCrunch, The New York... Read More →

Speakers
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Rosa Alonso

Founder & President, Mi Vida Tec, Mi Vida Tec
Rosa Alonso, Founder & President of Mi Vida Tec is a intra/entrepreneur, industry expert, consultant, and frequent speaker on multicultural, international marketing, technology, digital, mobile, social/new media and multimedia content creation and distribution. A passionate innovator, she was most recently honored at the 2013 South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSWi) with "The Innovator" Award and as a "Social Revolucionaría... Read More →
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Carlos Macias

Digital Strategist/Social Connector, XL Alliance
Carlos Macías is a bilingual journalist, digital strategist and social media forecaster with experience on business, urban, social and foreign affairs.  | | Carlos is currently team member at XL Alliance, a multicultural cross-channel marketing in NYC, as a digital strategist. The firm specializes on turning cultural trends into profits while keeping a stern ethical commitment to bring value to the communities they participate in... Read More →
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Brian Pacheco

Social Media and Communication Strategist, National Hispanic Media Coalition
Brian Pacheco is the Social Media and Communications Strategist at the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and a subject in documentary "Gay Latino L.A.: Coming of Age". Born and raised in Los Angeles to immigrant parents from El Salvador, he graduated UC Berkeley with a B.A. in History. Prior to joining NHMC he was the Spanish-Language Media Strategist at GLAAD (the nation's LGBT media advocacy organization), where he worked with Spanish... Read More →
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Ignacio Torres

Segment Producer, ABC/Univision Fusion
Ignacio Torres is a Segment Producer for the Alicia Menendez Show on Fusion, an ABC News and Univision joint venture launching on October.  He was previously at NBC News where he worked as a video web producer and was a News Associate for the TODAY Show, weekend edition and Rock Center with Brian Williams. California-native, Ignacio is a proud University of California, Davis  and Columbia Journalism School... Read More →


Friday September 20, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Avenue Central

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