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Spotlight on 6 Hispanic entrepreneurs who are making a difference

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  • Hispanic changemakers are making a difference.
  • These six individuals are impressive.
  • Learn how they are making waves.

Hispanic entrepreneurs have been making remarkable strides across various sectors, contributing significantly to both the economy and their communities.

Their stories are not just about business success; they’re about resilience, innovation and a strong commitment to making a difference.

These individuals are not only achieving personal success but are also paving the way for future generations, breaking barriers and creating impactful change.

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José Andrés: Culinary innovation and humanitarianism

Chef José Andrés is not only celebrated for his culinary skills but also for his humanitarian efforts through his non-profit, World Central Kitchen.

His restaurants, spread across the U.S., are renowned for their innovative approach to cuisine, blending traditional Spanish flavors with modern techniques.

Beyond his culinary achievements, Andrés is known for his quick response to natural disasters, providing meals to affected communities through his organization.

His work exemplifies how entrepreneurship can intersect with social impact, using one’s skills and resources to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Hispanic changemakers: Nina Vaca and Pinnacle Group are empowering women

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Nina Vaca is the powerhouse behind Pinnacle Group, a workforce solutions provider that has seen exponential growth under her leadership.

Her journey as an Ecuadorian immigrant to the CEO of a multimillion-dollar company is a story of determination and resilience.

Vaca is also committed to supporting women and minorities in business, launching initiatives to provide resources and mentorship to these groups.

Her impact extends beyond her company, as she actively works to create more inclusive opportunities in the business world, particularly for Hispanic women.

Carmen Castillo: SDI International and global business

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Carmen Castillo, the founder, and CEO of SDI International, has made a significant mark in the global procurement outsourcing market.

Her company specializes in supply chain management, serving large multinational corporations.

Castillo’s journey from Spain to leading a global enterprise in the United States is a powerful example of Hispanic changemakers’ tenacity and strategic vision.

Her success in a male-dominated industry highlights the importance of diversity in global business leadership.

Jorge Perez: Real estate development and philanthropy

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Jorge Perez, often referred to as the ‘Condo King,’ is a titan in the real estate industry, particularly in South Florida.

His company, Related Group, has been instrumental in shaping the Miami skyline with its high-end condominium developments.

Beyond his real estate ventures, Perez is also known for his philanthropy, particularly in the arts, significantly contributing to the cultural landscape of Miami.

His influence as one of the top Hispanic changemakers in business and philanthropy showcases the broad impact that entrepreneurs can have on their communities and industries.

Jessica Alba: The Honest Company and ethical business practices

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Actress Jessica Alba ventured into entrepreneurship with the launch of The Honest Company, which offers eco-friendly baby and household products.

Her commitment to ethical business practices and product transparency has not only resonated with consumers but also set new standards in the industry.

Alba’s success with The Honest Company demonstrates how entrepreneurs can drive change by prioritizing sustainability and ethical considerations in their business models.

Her journey is an inspiring example of how business can be a force for good, aligning profitability with social and environmental responsibility.

Eva Longoria: Beyond acting into business and activism

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Eva Longoria, widely recognized for her acting career, has also made her mark as an entrepreneur and activist.

Her ventures range from her clothing line to her production company, showcasing her diverse talents and business savvy.

Longoria is also actively involved in advocating for various social causes, particularly those impacting the Hispanic community.

Her multifaceted career is an inspiration, highlighting how entrepreneurs can leverage their platforms to enact positive change and advocate for important issues.

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