Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), a non-profit organization funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, announced the appointment of Patricia Boero as LPB’s new Executive Director. Boero brings decades of high-level expertise in the intersecting fields of philanthropy, filmmaking and socially responsible business. She was Director of the Sundance Institute’s International Program, and Senior Program Officer at the MacArthur Foundation where she managed media programs, including funding for major public radio and television series. She directed Hispanics in Philanthropy’s Transnational Program, and was Senior Manager for Global Public Affairs at the Levi Strauss Foundation. Most recently, Boero was Director for International Corporate Social Responsibility at the Starbucks Coffee Company in Seattle, in charge of CSR projects in 37 global markets. She studied film in Sydney, Australia, where she directed documentaries for Film Australia and the public TV station SBS. She has been a correspondent for the BBC’s World Service and field producer for CNN. She was a founding member of LPB’s Board of Directors, 1998-2006.
Boero takes the reins from Luca Bentivoglio, LPB’s previous Executive Director. Patricia joins LPB on September 4, 2007.
Luis Ortiz, who has been overseeing LPB’s activities in the interim, has been promoted to Managing Director.
Edward James Olmos, Chair of the Latino Public Broadcasting Board of Directors, remarked:
“Patricia has a demonstrated ability to lead media organizations and projects. Her rapport with filmmakers and her proven commitment to advancing greater Latino participation in media have defined her leadership style, focused on collaboration and innovation. It will help bring LPB to a new level, given Latinos’ growing presence and influence in the U.S.”
“I am honored to have been selected for this job, and I look forward to working with the LPB team and the many talented filmmakers in our community to continue advancing LPB’s mission of bringing the voices, vision and stories of Latinos and Latinas to public media,” said Patricia Boero.
For more information, please go to www.lpbp.org
HACE CAREER EXPO
Thursday, September 6, 2007
Meet Face-to-Face with Over 30 Leading Local and National Employers!
Exhibit Hours : 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Career Workshops : 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Career Help Center : 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Receive FREE career advice and résumé critiques!
Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel
5855 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles , CA 90045
Pre-register here! Complimentary admission
Talk One-on-One with Representatives from Major Employers!
Alcoa Fastening Systems
The Boeing Company
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Citi Smith Barney
Comptroller of the Currency - U.S. Department of Treasury
Epson America, Inc.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Hispanic Network Magazine
New York Life Insurance
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Solar Turbines Incorporated - A
State Farm Insurance
Time Warner Cable
Toyota - Motor Sales,
U.S.A. , Inc.
U.S. Department of State
And more to come!
Learn what it takes to land your DREAM JOB at our Career Workshops:
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. "Latinization - Harnessing Latino Values for Marketers and Employees"
Presented by: Cristina Benitez, President - Lazos Latinos
This session will show marketers how to use Latinization for culturally relevant communication and inform employees on how to use Latinization as a competitive advantage in the workforce.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. "Networking Tools"
Presented by: Seth Sherwood, Executive Director - Family Reading Inc.
This interactive workshop focuses on why networking is essential to achieving your personal goals.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. "Financial Choices that Matter Most"
Presented by: Jason Miller, Manager of Agency Training - Prudential
This workshop addresses the financial issues that clients need to be aware of and educates on the available options they should consider.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. "Employee Network Groups"
Presented by: HACE
This session is a facilitated discussion on the value and functional structures of Employee Network Groups. Come share your experiences and network with others!
For the latest event information, please visit www.hace-usa.org or call 312.435.0498
Business attire and résumés are required.
September 7th - 9th, 2007
Universal Studios City Walk
Universal City, CA 91608
Screenings, Readings, Seminars, and more -
Moondance has a little something for everyone!
7:00pm - Midnight, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
The Festival showcases feature and short films by independent artists and raises money for the Columbine Fund which helps writers and filmmakers to create stories and to produce films that promote peace & understanding, whether personal, local, national or international.
The festival will feature 11 world premieres and several US premiere films. A total of 159 films will be screened, including 19 feature films, 27 documentaries, and 113 short films, as well as a "Best of Moondance" retrospective series of films.
Friday Featured Film: HUNGER, Drama, USA
Saturday Featured Film: STEEL TOES, Drama, USA
Sunday Featured Film: STIILIPIDU (SHOP OF DREAMS), Drama/Comedy, Estonia
See a complete list of films, schedules and synopses at:
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Accepting Visiting Senior Fellowship Program Applications
Deadline: September 21, 2007
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art ( http://www.nga.gov/resources/casva.shtm ) announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington, D.C., and to participate in the activities of the center throughout the fellowship period.
Applications will be considered for research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period. Applications are also solicited from scholars in other discipl- ines whose work examines artifacts or has implications for the analysis and criticism of visual form.
Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the Ph.D. for five years or more or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment at the time of application. Visiting senior fellowships are awarded without regard to the age or nationality of applicants.
The center awards up to twelve short-term (up to 60 days) Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Visiting senior fellows receive stipends that include round-trip travel and local expenses. Stipends for two-month fellowships range from $6,000 to $8,000, depending on relocation require- ments. Visiting senior fellows may be eligible for a $1,500-per- month housing allowance.
The center will consider appointment of associates who have obtained awards for full-time research from granting institutions other than their home institutions and would like to be affili- ated with the center. Appointments to associate status will be considered for periods of up to 60 days.
The center is accepting applications for fellowships and associ- ate appointments for the period March 1 to August 31, 2008
Visit the NGA Web site for complete program guidelines.