Early this Summer La Comunidad launched our first annual

Chautauqua in the Tropics

Idea: to bring together a guest list that would rival any Think Tank in the field of Hispanic business and marketing to share their experiences and insights. We invited Special guests, past and current clients and dug into the conversation.

This year’s special invitee was Roberto Suro, the founder of the Pew Hispanic Center in Washington DC. Currently he is a Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Sol Price School of Public Policy and Director of the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute at the University of Southern California.

Other special guests included:

• Millie Carasquillo, Senior Vice President of Research for Telemundo Media
• Juan Garcia, Co-founder and partner of BRANDiosity
• Andrew Herrera, CEO and Founder of
• Teresa Iglesias-Solomon, Former VP of Multicultural & Latino Initiatives for Best Buy Co.

This years theme was
The Future Latino Consumer

Named after a lake in NY.
Chau·tau·qua /SHəˈtôkwə/
was a highly popular traveling road show offering intellectual and popular adult education courses and entertainment, typically they were held outdoors in the summer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.