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Following the Footsteps of Brandon Tartikoff One Generation at a Time

I always look forward to the start of the New Year. People are recharged and energized and there seems to be great business momentum. January also marks the opening of NATPE, set to start next week in Miami. NATPE is the most important international Market and Conference held in the U.S. It is committed to […]

#UnaVidaLibreDeViolencia

English coming soon… Como todos los años, el pasado 9 de octubre el certamen de Miss Venezuela sirvió de escenario para la sensibilización ante una causa social. Este gran evento de la televisión venezolana se ha convertido en una plataforma que va mucho más allá de la pantalla de Venevision y de las fronteras del país, […]

When Tradition Becomes Radical

For this edition of my blog I have asked my husband, British author Nicholas Griffin, to be my guest writer.  The topic is Radical Geometry, a show currently at the Royal Academy of Arts in London of our family’s collection of modernist Latin American art. Alfredo Hlito’s Chromatic Rhythms II, 1947. Courtesy of Sonia Henríquez […]

Finding the Right Balance: The Global Impact of Business

There are leaders we look up to, causes we care about, foundations we support.  In those formative years  when we  start making choices that impact who we will become as adults many of us feel a calling for doing good, others  for making money,  some want to change the world, others just want  to have […]

The Venezuelan Woman: A historic example

International Women’s day was established in the nineteenth century as a way of recognizing the role of women during the peak of the global industrialization era. It has also been characterized by a diverse range of ideologies. Today, in a strengthened Latin America with a historic growth of the middle class (more than 50% over […]

Rock the Vote Latin Style

This Sunday, October 7th, Venezuela will have presidential elections. Venezuelans living abroad have become active participants in the electoral process. Below are three initiatives that are working towards getting the most voters to the voting polls. The consulate in Miami is currently closed, so in June, registered voters were transferred to New Orleans to cast their […]

Diego Cisneros, a model of a dreamer

My grandfather is the best example of how success can come from a small idea and big dreams; he started his with an ice cream machine and great enthusiasm. From him, I learned to dream, to believe, to act, to adapt the business to the new context of the industry, in order to respond efficiently […]

Beauty with a social purpose

I was very excited last Sunday when I heard that Ivián Sarcos “Miss Venezuela 2011” had been crowned Miss World 2011, an honor for Venezuela and its beautiful women. With this victory, Venezuela now holds six titles from the Miss World and Miss Universe Pagents; something we can all be proud of! Since 1981, when […]

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