Aaron WaltonCEO, Walton Isaacson
Alicia MenendezAnchor & Correspondent, MSNBC
America FerreraActor, Director, Producer, Activist
Anaid QuijadaMarketing Director, Universal Music Latin Entertainment
AndrekzaArtist, Creative Director & Photographer
Anilu Vazquez-UbarriPartner & CHRO, TPG
Anne VasquezSenior Advisor, TheWrap
Aymee NuviolaGrammy Winner & Actress
Bamby SalcedoFounder, Translatin@ Coalition
Ben LopezExecutive Director, NALIP
Carlos PonceAward-Winning Singer, Actor and TV Host
Claudia Romo EdelmanFounder, We Are All Human
Cristela AlonzoActor, Comedian & Activist
Dash Harris MachadoMulti-Media Producer & Entrepreneur
DJ ChavaDJ Chava
Eddie OlmosActor & Activist
Ellen OchoaAstronaut, Engineer & PhD
Father Agustino Torres
Henry R. Muñoz IIIFounder, Momento Latino / Co-Founder, SOMOS US
Jack RicoTV Host, Journalist & Podcaster
Jenna OrtegaActress & Neutrogena Brand Ambassador
Jessica AlbaFounder of The Honest Company
Jessica MolinaCo-Host, Wait, Hold Up! Podcast
Jessie Woolley-WilsonPresident & CEO, Dreambox Learning
John HenryEntrepreneur, Investor, Co-Founder and Former Partner, Harlem Capital, Former Host, VICE TV's 'Hustle,' Forbes 30 Under 30
John LeguizamoActor, Activist & NGL Partner
Julian CastroFormer U.S. Secretary Of Housing & Urban Development
Julissa CalderonActress, Writer & Producer
Kim GuerraAuthor & Activist
Laith AshleyActor, Activist, Singer/Songwriter & Model
Marcee MartinezManager, Neutrogena R&D Product and Process Innovation
Mariselle QuijadaMcDonald's Owner/Operator
Mario LopezActor & Entertainment Journalist
Mario X. CarrascoCo-Founder & Principal, ThinkNow
Melissa FumeroActress & Director, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Mexican GueysComedic Influencer Duo
Mike MadridPolitical Consultant, GrassrootsLab, Co-Founder, The Lincoln Project
Monica RamirezFounder, She Se Puede, Latinx House & Justice For Migrant Women
Natasha Alexis MartinezLATV Host & Digital Personality
Mayra MaciasExecutive Director, Latino Victory
Oliver Familia (Andrea,
Manny, Patricia & Guac)
Oscar De La HoyaChairman & CEO, Golden Boy
PitizionSinger - Songwriter
RaqcRadio & TV Personality
Rebecca Antonia RodriguezCampaign Manager, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Congress
Richard CastroMcDonald's Owner/Operator & Creator, HACER Scholarship Program
Victor QuirozMcDonald's Owner/Operator
Victor RamosLATV Host & Lifestyle Guru
Xolo MaridueñaActor & Cobra Kai Star
Yarel RamosAnchor, Unvision’s Edicion Digital
Yvette PeñaVP, Multicultural Leadership, AARP
SessionsThursday , OCT 15th (8:00am – 3:30pm PST / 11:00am – 6:30pm EST)
8:15am PST /
DJ Mando Fresko Pre-Show
DJ Mando Fresko spinning a custom Hispanicize playlist to warm up the crowd.
9:00am PST /
Welcome & Blessing
Meet our co-hosts Jessica Flores & Enrique Sapene. Father Agustino Torres (Corazon Puro) will kick things off with a special blessing.
9:15am PST /
Jessica Alba in conversation about her life, career, business and Latina roots.
- Jessica Alba
- Anne Vazquez
9:45am PST /
The entertainment industry landscape has been forever changed by the impact of COVID-19 and BLM. Hear from top Latinx actors, and change-makers in the midst of navigating an industry and world in flux, as Latinx in Hollywood continue to press for change and better representation in the entertainment world.
- Julissa Calderon
- Melissa Fumero
- Ben Lopez
- Xolo Maridueña
10:25am PST /
Latinx Unity & Empowerment
An in-depth conversation with community leaders, celebrities and activists about the power of unifying the Latinx community, and what are the key opportunities and hurdles towards achieving a higher level of galvanization and empowerment in today’s society.
- Kim Guerra
- John Leguizamo
- Edward James Olmos
- Monica Ramirez
- Claudia Romo Edelman
10:50am PST /
There is no doubt that the intersection between Black and Latinx identity runs deep, and yet the Afro-Latinx experience remains largely invisible and misunderstood. Learn about the nuances and the challenges of being Afro-Latinx, what it’s like to straddle the line between cultures and identities, and why now is the time to advocate for change and inclusion once and for all.
- Dash Harris Machado
- Aymee Nuviola
- Victor Ramos
- Rebecca Rodriguez
- Aaron Walton
11:20am PST /
Hispanic Entrepreneurship & Education
Meet two incredible Latino Millennial entrepreneurs who own their own McDonald's franchises, and hear their perspectives on business, education and succeeding in today's America.
- Jack Rico
- Mariselle Quijano
- Victor Quiroz
11:40am PST /
Oscar De La Hoya in conversation with Mario Lopez about his life, career, business, their friendship and shared Mexican-American roots.
- Oscar De La Hoya
- Mario Lopez
12:00pm PST /
Private Equity: A Diverse & Inclusive Perspective
An in-depth conversation with two powerful female C-Suite executives about the intersection of Private Equity, diversity and inclusion and the opportunities and challenges of raising capital as a person of color in America.
- Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri
- Jessie Woolley-Wilson
12:40pm PST /
Latin Music Industry: Rising Stars
Latin music is popular across the globe, whether listeners speak Spanish or not. Hear about the power of Latin music from an artist and industry perspective from today’s rising stars who have been staying creative while #ShelteringInPlace and sharing the healing power of music during these uncertain times.
- Mariah Angeliq
- Byron Salas
- Anaid Quijada
1:10pm PST /
Salud, Dinero y Amor In A Time Of COVID
Hear insights from an in-depth study conducted by AARP that will reveal what it's like to be a 35+ year-old Hispanic voter in America leading up to one of the most important elections in our lifetime in addition to the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of the Hispanic community.
- Mario X. Carrasco
- Yvette Peña
- Yarel Ramos
1:30pm PST /
Hispanic Kitchen with Chef Eddie Garza
Enjoy a Hispanic Kitchen break with Chef Eddie Garza cooking up one of his delicious Latin cuisine dishes courtesy of Kroger, the official grocery store of Hispanicize.
1:35pm PST /
An in-depth conversation with Latinx influencers who have been staying true to their millions of fans across social media amidst massive change happening around the world. Hear how these influencers stay authentically connected to their audiences, while re-imagining how to work with brands and finding new ways to drive the business aspect of their careers across genres.
- Laith Ashley
- Mexican Gueys
- John Henry
- Jessica Molina
- Natasha Alexis Martinez
- Carlos Ponce
2:05pm PST /
Beauty + Balance from a Latinx Perspective
Learn about the finer details of skincare across the wide diaspora of Latinx skin tones from a true research and development expert and a popular Latina beauty influencer.
- Jessica Flores
- Marcee Martinez
- Jenna Ortega
2:20pm PST /
Latinx 2020 Vote
An in-depth conversation with Latino community leaders, activists, politicians, celebrites, activists and journalists about the power of the Latino vote in 2020, and the importance of making the Latino voice heard in the upcoming election and beyond.
- Cristela Alonzo
- Julian Castro
- America Ferrera
- Mayra Macias
- Mike Madrid
- Alicia Menendez
- Henry Muñoz III
3:20pm PST /
Meet Andrekza: Dim Mak En Fuego's First Latina Artist
Meet Andrekza. Venezuelan artist, songwriter, creative director and photographer and first female Latin artist signed to Steve Aoki's Dim Mak En Fuego. Get to know the person behind the music in a 1 on 1 with our very own Jessica Flores and SURPRISE GUEST. Hear two songs from Andrekza's latest EP, 'TE' and 'Motel' peformed exclusively for Hispanicize.
3:30pm PST /
A Toast To Hispanic Heritage Month
Enjoy a special toast in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month courtesy of Buchanan's, the official spirit of Hispanicize.
3:35pm PST /
DJ Chava & After Party
Get down with our resident DJ Chava and our co-hosts live from LATV studios in Los Angeles.
* Schedule and speakers subject to change
The LatinXCLNCE Awards will honor exceptional Latinx leaders and heroes who have dedicated their time and resources to creating change and making a positive difference in the community.
All attendees will have the opportunity to participate in our virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to WIN amazing prizes by following the instructions in our Sponsor Exhibit Hall and throughout the day of the Summit. Additional details coming soon.