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Univision Communications Inc Announces Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Board

By UCI PR Team

Jan 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – JANUARY 10, 2018 –  Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced the creation of a Corporate Social Responsibility External Advisory Board and its founding Board members. The External Advisory Board (EAB) will provide strategic advice, thought-leadership, best practices, and insights to inform Univision’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Internal Council. The EAB will advance community empowerment platforms to build strong minds, promote healthy habits and celebrate diversity, as well as other focus areas.

“The creation of a Corporate Social Responsibility External Advisory Board is an exciting step we are taking to ensure we are serving and empowering our Hispanic and multicultural communities in the most informed and inclusive way possible,” said Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, EVP of Government and Corporate Affairs at UCI and Chair of the Board.  “As we look at the challenges facing our communities, coupled with our commitment to lift their voices and increase our engagement, the External Advisory Board will play an instrumental role in helping shape and steer UCI’s social impact work toward greater success.

The inaugural Board is comprised of innovators and leaders in their respective fields with a robust record of working to empower diverse communities across the United States. The Board includes members that represent diverse professional sectors such as corporate, philanthropy, academia, faith-based, and non-governmental organizations:

  • Elizabeth Alexander, Wun TsunTam Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University
  • Hector V. Barreto, Chairman, The Latino Coalition
  • Rev. Delman L. Coates, Ph.D., President, The Black Church Center for Justice and Equality and Senior Pastor, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church (Clinton, MD)
  • Tessie Guillermo, Chairwoman of the Board, Dignity Health
  • Cristina D. Hernandez, VP Client Relations, The Vernā Myers Company
  • Jael Kampfe, President, Bar K Management Co.
  • Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide
  • Todd L. Pittinsky, Professor, Stony Brook University and Founder, Allophilia Project
  • Javier Saade, Managing Director, Fenway Summer Ventures
  • Hector E. Sanchez Barba, Chair, National Hispanic Leadership Agenda and Executive Director, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
  • Malika Saada Saar, Senior Counsel on Civil and Human Rights, Google
  • Roberto Suro, Professor of Journalism and Public Policy, University of Southern California
  • Keely Wachs, Director of Company Affairs, Clif Bar & Company

Visit corporate.univision.com for more information on UCI, and follow @UCIPRTeam on Twitter and Instagram.

CONTACT: Carolina Valencia 212-455-4712 cvalencia@univision.net

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Univision Communications Inc Anuncia la Creación de la Junta Asesora de Responsabilidad Social Corporativa

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 10 DE ENERO DE 2018 – Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), la principal empresa de medios de comunicación al servicio de la comunidad hispana en Estados Unidos, anunció hoy que se ha constituido la Junta Asesora Externa de Responsabilidad Social Corporativa y sus miembros fundadores han sido designados. La Junta Asesora Externa (External Advisory Board o EAB) ofrecerá asesoría estratégica, liderazgo intelectual, prácticas óptimas y perspectiva para guiar al Consejo Interno de Responsabilidad Social Corporativa de Univision. La junta promoverá plataformas de empoderamiento comunitario para formar mentes brillantes, fomentar hábitos saludables y celebrar la diversidad, entre otras prioridades.

“Estamos dando un paso emocionante con la nueva Junta Asesora Externa de Responsabilidad Social Corporativa para asegurar que empoderamos y prestamos servicios a nuestra comunidad hispana y multicultural de la manera más informada e inclusiva posible”, dijo Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, vicepresidenta ejecutiva de Asuntos Gubernamentales y Corporativos de UCI y presidenta de la junta. “Considerando los desafíos a los que se enfrentan nuestras comunidades, además de nuestro compromiso por hacer possible que se escuchen sus opiniones y aumentar nuestra interacción, la Junta Asesora Externa desempeñará un papel decisivo ayudando a formular y dirigir la labor de impacto social de UCI hacia más éxitos”.

La junta inaugurada está compuesta por innovadores y líderes en sus respectivos campos con una trayectoria sólida de empoderamiento a comunidades diversas en todo Estados Unidos. La junta incluye a miembros que representan diversos sectores profesionales, tales como el corporativo, filantrópico, académico, religioso y de entidades no gubernamentales:

  • Elizabeth Alexander, Wun TsunTam Mellon Profesor de Humanidades de Columbia University
  • Héctor V. Barreto, presidente de The Latino Coalition
  • Rev. Delman L. Coates, Ph.D., presidente de The Black Church Center for Justice and Equality y pastor principal de Mt. Ennon Baptist Church (Clinton, MD)
  • Tessie Guillermo, presidenta de la junta de Dignity Health
  • Cristina D. Hernández, vicepresidenta de relaciones con los clientes de The Vernā Myers Company
  • Jael Kampfe, presidenta de Bar K Management Co.
  • Margery Kraus, fundadora y presidenta ejecutiva de APCO Worldwide
  • Todd L. Pittinsky, profesor de Stony Brook University y fundador de Allophilia Project
  • Javier Saade, director de Fenway Summer Ventures
  • Héctor E. Sánchez Barba, presidente de National Hispanic Leadership Agenda y director ejecutivo de Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
  • Malika Saada Saar, asesora principal sobre derechos civiles y humanos de Google
  • Roberto Suro, profesor de periodismo y política pública de University of Southern California
  • Keely Wachs, director de Asuntos Corporativos de Clif Bar & Company

Visiten corporate.univision.com para más información sobre UCI y sigan a @UCIPRTeam por Twitter e Instagram.

CONTACTO: Carolina Valencia 212-455-4712 cvalencia@univision.net

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