Showing posts with label Sofía Vergara. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sofía Vergara. Show all posts

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women List: The Latinas

Yesterday Forbes announced its 9th annual ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. You can see the whole list here, www.forbes.com/power-women.


Members of the 2012 ranking represent women in technology (a new category this year), politics, business, media, entertainment,  non-profits, as well as billionaires – all ranked by money, media presence and impact.   

The women represent 28 countries, have an average age of 55, and a combined 90 million Twitter followers.   

“This year’s Power Women exert influence in very different ways, and to very different ends, and all with very different impacts on the global community,” said Moira Forbes, President & Publisher, ForbesWoman. “

Whether leading multi-billion-dollar companies, governing countries, shaping the cultural fabric of our lives, or spearheading humanitarian initiatives, collectively these women are changing the planet in profoundly powerful and dynamic ways.


Below are the Latinas on the list:

  • Dilma Rosseff (No. 3) – President, Brazil
  • Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (No. 16) – President, Argentina
  • Maria das Gracas Silva Foster (No. 20) – CEO, Petrobras, Brazil
  • Jennifer Lopez (No. 38), Entertainer, Entrepreneur, U.S./Puerto Rico   
  • Shakira Mebarak (No. 40) – Entertainer, Philanthropist, Columbia
  • Rosalia Mera (No. 54) – Billionaire Philanthropist, Spain
  • Sofia Vergara (No. 75) – Actress, Entrenpreneur Colombia 
  • Giselle Bündchen (No. 83) – Supermodel, Ambassador, UN Environmental Program, Brazil



Friday, June 29, 2012

Lit Links & Scoops

This organization, Teach Twice,  creates culturally relevant books with local artists and authors in developing countries.

Brazilian prisoners given novel way to reduce their sentence, a reduction of four days for every book they read.

Robert Rodriguez' "Machete Kills" sequel has already begun filming in Texas, starring Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Sofia Vergara and Zoe Saldana. Charlie Sheen is in negotiations to play the U.S. president in the film.

Race is the source of substantial divides within the creative class. More than eight in ten (80.9 percent) of creative class jobs are held by whites, who make up just 74 percent of the nation’s population. The rest are more or less evenly split among the three remaining racial groups—African Americans (6.8 percent), Hispanics (6.2 percent), and Asians (6.1 percent).

Love this! 7 Authors Model Summer's Most Sizzling (Under-$100!) Outfits

Orlando is now the second-largest hub of Puerto Ricans in the U.S behind New York.

Your eReader is Keeping Track of Your Behavior.

And, lastly: YES!!!!


 
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