IRVING, Texas, June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Actor, producer, and director Edward James Olmos will deliver a keynote speech to attendees during the 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo on September 29 thru October 1, in Houston, Texas.
“It’s quite an honor to have Mr. Olmos at our conference. As a highly influential voice in the Hispanic community and an on-going supporter of education, Mr. Olmos is a community icon that inspires all generations, and his message echoes our mission to help empower Hispanics to achieve their full potential,” said Thomas Savino, CEO of Prospanica.
A proud proponent of Latino culture, Olmos is involved in various projects and initiatives that drive attention to many topics affecting the U.S. Hispanic community. These days, Olmos especially emphasizes the need for all nationalities to work together, explaining how diversity in today’s society can work to our advantage.
“We couldn’t have asked for a better speaker to attend our conference. Mr. Olmos is a true testament to the concept of giving back and being an inspirational leader to our community,” commented Magdalena Gonzalez, President of Prospanica Houston. “We’re proud to have him attend as a speaker, and as this year’s conference host city, we look forward to a successful event.”
Founded in 1988 as NSHMBA (National Society of Hispanic MBAs) to advocate for Hispanic graduate level education, Prospanica, is the non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Hispanics to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential. With more than 45 Professional and University Chapters nationwide, including Puerto Rico, Prospanica helps Hispanic professionals and Fortune 500 partners build on connections and career development to fortify the Hispanic workforce. Prospanica’s conference is a 3-day career expo that brings together subject matter experts and thousands of hiring managers from top national companies and universities for the purpose of recruiting talent and helping Hispanics achieve professional success.