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WHALAC 2019 will unite business actors, government representatives and civil society members to assess how Latin America can overcome its main challenges to become an example for development in other global regions.

Student-leaders from the Wharton School of Business recently visited the AL DÍA newsroom to discuss what’s in store for the  9th annual Wharton Latin American Conference (WHALAC).

Dr. Matilde Irigoyen honored with Top Doctor Award

 02/06/2019 - 16:42
Dr. Matilde Irigoyen (right) with Dr. Jack Ludmir (left) at the AL DÍA Top Doctors Forum and Reception on Jan. 24. Photo: Todd Zimmermann / AL DÍA News

Irigoyen decided to take on her current position at Einstein Healthcare because of her dedication to connecting with and serving urban, underserved communities — a mission, Irigoyen told AL DÍA after the award ceremony, that Einstein has focused on for more than 150 years in serving the communities of North Philadelphia.


¿Cuál es el presente y el futuro de nuestros médicos latinos?

 01/30/2019 - 16:20
AL DÍA CEO y Editor Hernán Guaracao en conversación con Dr. Jack Ludmir durante el "fireside chat" en el foro de AL DÍA Doctors. Foto: Todd Zimmermann / AL DÍA News

En una charla informal, el editor y CEO de AL DÍA, Hernán Guaracao, y el Dr. Jack Ludmir, vicepresidente senior de Compromiso e Integración de Médicos en Jefferson Health Care, hablaron sobre el viaje personal del Dr. Ludmir, la falta de médicos latinos en Filadelfia, y cómo deben contarse las historias reales de los latinos en los Estados Unidos.


The state of our Latino doctors — now and in the future

 01/30/2019 - 15:24
AL DÍA CEO and Publisher Hernán Guaracao in conversation with Dr. Jack Ludmir during the fireside chat portion of the AL DÍA Doctors Forum and Reception. Photo: Todd Zimmermann / AL DÍA News

In a fireside chat, AL DÍA Publisher and CEO, Hernán Guaracao, and Dr. Jack Ludmir, Senior Vice President of Physician Engagement and Integration at Jefferson Health Care system, talked about Dr. Ludmir’s personal journey, the lack of Latino physicians in Philadelphia, and how to tell the true stories of Latinos in the U.S.


Diversidad y homenaje a los abogados latinos emergentes de Filadelfia

 11/13/2018 - 14:46
La expresidenta del Colegio de Abogados de Pensilvania, Sharon Lopez, y el magistrado Dougherty habla sobre la diversidad, inclusión y sesgo en los tribunales hoy en día.

AL DÍA rindió homenaje a abogados latinos emergentes durante un evento en el que el magistrado de la Corte Suprema de Pensilvania, Kevin M. Dougherty, habló sobre diversidad en el ámbito de la ley. “La representación es necesaria. No solo la geográfica sino también de género y raza”, señaló.


AL DÍA honors emerging Latino lawyers, and discusses diversity with a PA Supreme Court Justice

 11/09/2018 - 16:59
PA Bar Association's Immediate Past President Sharon Lopez and Justice Dougherty discuss diversity, inclusion and bias in the courts today.

Justice Dougherty noted that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court — the oldest in the nation, having been founded in 1722 — has never had a Latino or Latina on the bench. "You need to have representation - not only geographical, but gender and racial," he said.