The List: 10 Powerful Latinas

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Myrna Soto oversees the security of all of Comcast's information and technology. She also specializes in technology risk management and strategy, business and technology integration, and vendor management and strategic sourcing. She is responsible for over 54 different businesses which fall under the Comcast portfolio. Additionally, she is on the board of directors for CMS Energy and Consumers Energy and Spirit Airlines. Shes also serves as vice chair of the board of the Hispanic IT Executive Council.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Myrna Soto, Corporate Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Security Officer, Comcast

Myrna Soto oversees the security of all of Comcast's information and technology. She also specializes in technology risk management and strategy, business and technology integration, and vendor management and strategic sourcing. She is responsible for over 54 different businesses which fall under the Comcast portfolio. Additionally, she is on the board of directors for CMS Energy and Consumers Energy and Spirit Airlines. Shes also serves as vice chair of the board of the Hispanic IT Executive Council.

Michele Docharty joined Goldman Sachs in 1989 working in various sales positions before assuming responsibility for the Latin American cash business in 1999. She also is a member of the Americas Diversity Committee.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Michele Docharty, Co-head of Global Synthetics Products Distribution/Global Head of Corporate Access, Securities Division at Goldman Sachs

Michele Docharty joined Goldman Sachs in 1989 working in various sales positions before assuming responsibility for the Latin American cash business in 1999. She also is a member of the Americas Diversity Committee.

Geisha Williams leads PG & E, one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. This earned the title of the first Latina to ever head a Fortune 500 company. PG & E delivers clean energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Geisha Williams, President & CEO of PG & E

Geisha Williams leads PG & E, one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. This earned the title of the first Latina to ever head a Fortune 500 company. PG & E delivers clean energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California.

Aulestia oversees $6 billion in annual revenue and distribution of HBO’s networks and platforms worldwide. She is responsible for the operations of HBO-branded networks in 67 countries and leads distributions for the premium networks HBO and Cinemax.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Bernadette Aulestia, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, HBO

Aulestia oversees $6 billion in annual revenue and distribution of HBO’s networks and platforms worldwide. She is responsible for the operations of HBO-branded networks in 67 countries and leads distributions for the premium networks HBO and Cinemax.

Silvia Lagnado oversees the global marketing, menu and customer insights for fast food giant, McDonald’s. Previously, she ‘s held chief marketing officer and EVP positions at Bacardi Limited and Unilever.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Silvia Lagnado, EVP and Global Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald’s

Silvia Lagnado oversees the global marketing, menu and customer insights for fast food giant, McDonald’s. Previously, she ‘s held chief marketing officer and EVP positions at Bacardi Limited and Unilever.

Alice Rodriguez is responsible for driving the growth and profitability. JPMorgan Chase currently serves over 8 million households and has a portfolio of over $6 billion.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Alice L. Rodriguez, Managing Director of Business and Community Development, JPMorgan Chase

Alice Rodriguez is responsible for driving the growth and profitability. JPMorgan Chase currently serves over 8 million households and has a portfolio of over $6 billion.

Bea Perez oversees Coca-Cola’s sports and entertainment assets including partnerships with the Olympics, Special Olympics, and FIFA. She also leads an a team built to support the company’s new growth model. Her responsibilites also include leading strategic and operational efforts for the company’s retail, licensing, and attractions portfolio of assets.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Bea Perez, SVP and Chief Communications, PR, Sustainability, and Partnerships Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

Bea Perez oversees Coca-Cola’s sports and entertainment assets including partnerships with the Olympics, Special Olympics, and FIFA. She also leads an a team built to support the company’s new growth model. Her responsibilites also include leading strategic and operational efforts for the company’s retail, licensing, and attractions portfolio of assets.

Giselle Ruiz leads operations for nearly 600 Sam’s Club stores in the U.S., totaling in $60 billion in revenue. She also oversees the real estate division, in-club digital services and the operations transformation team.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Giselle Ruiz, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Sam’s Club

Giselle Ruiz leads operations for nearly 600 Sam’s Club stores in the U.S., totaling in $60 billion in revenue. She also oversees the real estate division, in-club digital services and the operations transformation team.

Ana Corrales is responsible for supporting Google’s consumer hardware business. She also serves as a member of the Women@Google board and is an executive sponsor for HOLA, Google’s Latino Employee Resource Group.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Ana Corrales, Vice President of Global Operations and Google Store, Google

Ana Corrales is responsible for supporting Google’s consumer hardware business. She also serves as a member of the Women@Google board and is an executive sponsor for HOLA, Google’s Latino Employee Resource Group.

Cynthia Hudson is in charge of CNN’s Spanish-language media businesses, from newsgathering and editorial content to production and personnel for CNN en Español 24/7 television news network, CNN en Español Radio, and CNNEspañol.com.
The List: 10 Powerful Latinas
Cynthia Hudson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CNN en Español, and Hispanic Strategy for CNN/US, CNN en Español

Cynthia Hudson is in charge of CNN’s Spanish-language media businesses, from newsgathering and editorial content to production and personnel for CNN en Español 24/7 television news network, CNN en Español Radio, and CNNEspañol.com.

Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 until October 15. To celebrate, Walker’s Legacy is recognizing Latinas in positions of power in their respective industries. Each of the listed women were featured in Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas in Business of 2018 list.

Chantè Russell

Chanté Russell is a Howard University print journalism major from Raleigh, North Carolina. Her entire life has been shaped by her passion for writing, fashion and activism. Those passions have led her to create a blog entitled Be The Zeitgeist and serve as a staff writer for Howard’s student newspaper, The Hilltop. She has also written for Lady With Attitude and worked as a freelance journalist. Some of her biggest role models include Anna Wintour, Maya Angelou and her cousin, Dr. Jennifer Edwards, who inspired Chanté to attend Howard. After completing college, Chanté hopes to work as a fashion journalist and use her platform to combat cultural insensitivity within the fashion industry and improve the public perception of the industry.

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