Migrant Painter Educator Launches Creativity Crusade

Palm Springs, CA (LSB) June 1, 2015 -- Latino Speakers announced the kickoff of the Creativity Crusade Tour as artist educator, Simon Silva addresses teachers, administrators, parents, and staff in school district and education events around the country. From his humble origin as a migrant worker, Simon Silva reached celebrity in the arts with his unique colorful style depicting migrant families, workers, and children. He has used his fame to inspire children and parents to commit to education as a pathway to fulfillment of their dreams and true potential. Simon Silva has been recognized as a champion for the Arts, and the return to creative work as an integral and key component of education and social development. 

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Latino Speakers Celebrates the Success of Pepe Serna in Man From Reno

Los Angeles, CA(LSB)  July 10, 2015 -- The Latino community celebrated the premiere of “Man of Reno,” Pepe Serna’s first leading role in a Hollywood career of 45 years. Unstoppable, Pepe Serna continues to take the stage in different roles and is a powerful advocate for education and the Latino community. His motivational message, his vibrant paintings, empowering one-man stage shows, and his broad artistic work, reflect a serious return to his roots and the embodiment of Hispanic success.

Man From Reno: Coming soon to a theater near you!

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Dr. Joachim de Posada receives the CSPGlobal Designation from the Global Conference Industry

Toronto, Ontario (LSB) December  14, 2014 -- In 2013, Dr. Joachim de Posada earned the CSPGlobal Designation,  the highest in the international speaking circuit, and joined the elite group of 20 speakers with this speaking credential worldwide. Since then, he has continued to engage audience around the world in English or Spanish, with a motivational message based on The Marhsmallow Principle and his international best sellers.

As global meeting professionals know, the designation, CSPGlobal is conferred on certified speaking professionals who have additionally proven mastery of the core global speaking competencies over a minimum of three years, received favorable reviews by the clients who have hired them, demonstrated sustainability as a global presenter, presented professionally in a designated percentage of the macro geographical (continental) regions/ geographical sub-regions as defined by the United Nations, earned the favorable reviews of peers in the profession, and passed the verbal knowledge assessment. To date, only 20 speakers in the world have achieved this designation, and Dr. Joachim de Posada is the only Hispanic speaker in that group.
“Latino Speakers Bureau is proud to recognize the continuing achievements and CSPGlobal recognition attained by award-winning speaker and success expert, Dr. Joachim de Posada, a founding member of our Bureau, best-selling author, and an example of the highest standard of professional speaking in today’s global speaking industry.” – Leonor McCall-Rodriguez. President & Founder, Latino Speakers Bureau. ​ More about Dr. Joachim de Posada - Named in 2009 one of 25 Hot Speakers in the United States who are shaping the speaking profession by Professionally Speaking, the National Speakers Association magazine.
​- ​One of only three Hispanic speakers with the Certified Professional Speaker designation from the National Speakers Association.
-  Awarded Most Distinguished Hispanic Speaker in the United States in 2007 at the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention in San Juan, P.R.
​- Speaker at TED U. in February 2009. His session posted at www.ted.com quickly surpassed one million hits. ​  Dr. Joachim de Posada is a highly qualified international motivational speaker and author who is fluent in English and Spanish. He specializes in sales, management, leadership and team building and has worked in more than 60 countries. Some of his clients include Exxon Mobile, Merck, Verizon, Baxter, BBVA, the US National Guard, Sprint, Amadeus, American Airlines, among others.
A combined career in academia, corporate leadership, and sports has given Joachim a unique perspective in putting proven principles to work to motivate and inspire people to new levels of excellence. He is the main author of the book "Don't Eat the Marshmallow...Yet: The secret to sweet success in work and in life" named the best book of the month by the New York Times and published by Penguin. This book has been translated into seventeen languages and it is now an international best seller having sold more than 2 million copies since its 2005 publication. Don´t Gobble the Marshmallow... Ever:  The Secret to Sweet Success in times of Change, the sequel to his previous book was published 2 years later and has already sold more than 500,000 copies. His other very successful book is "How to Survive among Piranhas: Motivation to Succeed", became a best seller in Latin America and in Korea, where he enjoys rock star celebrity.

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Latina Poet Magdalena Gomez Launches "Shameless Woman" Book Tour

New York, NY (LSB). May 17, 2014 --- Magdalena Gómez's 2014 book tour has begun with some exclusive sneak preview readings on the East Coast!

Shameless Woman, soon to be released, is published by Red Sugarcane Press in NYC.  Book tour plans have already begun and Fall dates are filling up quickly.  Start your Fall semester with an event that will inspire and excite your students and community to embrace life and learning. The book features selections of her previously published and unpublished work from the 1970's - 2013.  
Don't miss this opportunity to have celebrated Latina poet, author, educator, Ms. Gómez come to your campus or business community for a poetry performance, Q & A and book signing.  To book Magdalena Gomez, click here. Excerpts from the back cover:  "Magdalena Gómez offers us miraculous combinations: social protest with endearing humor; authentic human insights of both U.S. and Puerto Rican society, and feminist inspiration with universal truths.  We are fortunate to have this great poet creating new works on our behalf."   - Muriel Fox, co-founder of the National Organization for Women (N.O.W) 
 "…a provocative and deliciously scandalous, hip and feisty celebration of love, redemption and defiance; the victorious revolution of a poet who has lived every poem she has written." - José Angel Figueroa, vanguard Nuyorican poet and  Professor of Latin-American & Caribbean Literature at Boricua College, NYC   "Smart, savvy, sexy and sassy, Shameless Woman is an extravagant, inventive, rare, high-spirited, and emotionally sweeping volume that explores Gómez's life and the myriad pathways that led to her varied cultural productions and social activism. What we owe Magdalena Gómez is beyond evaluation." - Dr. Roger N. Buckley, Professor of History, University of Connecticut, Storrs

More about Magdalena Gomez

- Award Winning Poet, Educator, Performer, Columnist, & New England Public Radio Commentator
- Co-editor of “Bullying: replies, rebuttals, Confessions, and Catharsis.
- Co-founder and Artistic Director of Teatro Vida (a project of the Latino Breakfast Club) 


Hispanic Networks Feature Latina Author-Speaker: Janet Perez Eckles

#1 Bestselling author and international speaker, Janet Perez Eckles helps others turn obstacles into triumph and success.

Miami, FL (LSB) June 9, 2014 --As she recently shared in an interview, Janet Perez Eckles has been called lots of things: a committed Christian, passionate Latina, motivational speaker, an excuse eraser, an inspiration, radio host, life coach, master interpreter and best-selling author. She is, without a doubt, a woman of faith and determination who has defied the odds and found success, and this message has brought her to events around the world as she shares her story, her philosophy, and the courage that drives her and inspires others to bring forth the best within themselves in the face of what life brings. 
Her story and achievements have not been lost on Hispanic broadcast networks. Telemundo recently featured Janet’s inspiring story and unique outlook in the two-part report, “Living in Darkness” (“Viviendo en la Oscuridad”.) Her mastery of English and Spanish has taken her across the country and Latin America where her keynotes have won the acclaim of the public and her latest book, “Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta” quickly rose to #1 at Amazon.com.
It comes as no surprise that Univision has just filmed a segment on Janet’s story that will be aired on “Despierta America” in coming weeks. Ever upbeat, inspiring, and caring, Janet Perez Eckles is on an extended motivational speaking tour across the United States where she will address students, women's groups, community, and faith-based nonprofits.

To book Janet Perez Eckles to speak at your next event, click here.