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Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 08:00:33 -0400
From: Ruben Safir
To: "Michael L. Richardson"
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Re: Angel Mendez, SVP Cisco Picked as Visionary Award Winner 2007
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On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 07:52:11AM -0400, Michael Richardson wrote:
> Would this group LISTA be ok to send Feedom-IT info to?
> Sent with SnapperMail
> ...... Original Message .......
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 04:59:44 -0500 info-at-a-lista.org wrote:
> >For Immediate Release
> >Monica Ramirez
> >347 632 4542
> >LISTA Names Angel Mendez, SVP,
> >Manufacturing of Cisco,
> >Visionary of the Year 2007
> > NEW YORK October 19th, 2007 Angel Mendez, senior vice president of
> Manufacturing at Cisco, has been selected as the recipient of the
> prestigious Visionary Achiever of the Year Award by LISTA (Latinos in
> Information Sciences and Technology Association) for his commitment to
> excellence in Corporate America and for his contributions to expanding
> opportunities for Hispanics in the IT industry.
> > According to LISTA, the Visionary Achiever Award recognizes the
> achievements of a deserving professional who is committed to excellence and
> is actively driving positive change for his community. Angel Mendezs
> commitment to serving the Hispanic community is a model for others to
> follow, said Jose A. Marquez-Leon, president and CEO of LISTA National. He
> holds himself responsible for expanding opportunities for tomorrows leaders
> through his efforts with youth and as a mentor to many professionals.
> > It is a privilege to be recognized with this distinction by LISTA, Mendez
> said. Cisco encourages employees to give back to our communities; it is
> part of who we are and the culture we promote. We are passionate about
> helping people realize their full potential.
> >The awards are sponsored by Nielsen Media Research, State Farm, DELTA
> Airlines, PTG, Cisco, Pinnacle, ECCO Select NBC, Google, Wachovia, I
> Hispano, Bast Services, Pharma, Telemundo, HITN, Staples, Lehman Brothers
> and many others will be held at the Fairmont Hotel October 26th at 6:00pm.
> >Mendezs work with Latino youth has been extensive. He is a member of the
> board of directors at Springboard Forward, a Silicon Valley-based nonprofit
> organization dedicated to deploying innovative coaching and career
> development programs for low wage earners. He was also instrumental in
> developing and advocating for Conexion at Cisco, the Cisco Latino employee
> network. Conexion provides Latino employees at Cisco with mentors and other
> professional development opportunities. It also connects Cisco volunteers
> to local schools and a range of Latino community and educational
> >Mendez leads a global organization of approximately 2,000 employees who
> are responsible for enabling Ciscos growth and innovation through industry
> leading supply chain management practices. This includes global supplier
> management, manufacturing and product operations, advanced sourcing,
> reverse logistics, manufacturing technology and quality, and demand
> management and planning.
> > Annually LISTA Awards honor Latinos in IT for their contributions to
> educational opportunities, promotion of professional and personal growth,
> and reinforcement of the vital role of U.S. Hispanics in the IT industry.
> > About Latino in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA)
> >LISTA (www.a-lista.org)
> >Event Information:
> >LATINOS IN INFORMATION SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATIONS Mission is to
> educate, motivate and excourage the use of technology in the latino
> community to empower us to conquer the digital divide.
> >NATIONAL LATINOS TECHNOLOGY ACHIEVERS AWARDS GALA DINNER
> >Date: October 25th, 2007
> >Time: 6:00pm 11:00pm
> >Location: Fairmont Hotel Washington DC
> >2401 M Street, NW
> >Washington, District of Columbia 20037
> >Tickets are Still Available
> >Register at www.nltaa.org
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