“The world owes you nothing but an opportunity. Beatriz Acevedo is an entrepreneur who embodies this spirit”
- Robert Herjavec

Upfront Summit 

Eva Longoria Bastón and Zoe Saldana discuss the 60 million strong and growing Latino demographic, and why this demographic matters in entertainment, politics, and the workforce.

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CBS

CBS Mornings Features Beatriz Acevedo, CEO/Co-Founder of SUMA Wealth where she shares  SUMA's mission to help Latinos build generational wealth.

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UPFRONT
SUMMIT

“We really don’t need the charity of anybody in this country. This country needs the insight of our cultures to

make money, to be successful.”

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dot.LA

Speaker series devoted to empowering women in tech in partnership with PledgeLA.

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THE WRAP

"Hollywood diversity departments have no power and no resources."

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THE WRAP

"We’re mainstream. We’re not a separate group, you don’t have to send us to a different division"

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"Whatever business you’re in, you have to find what is beyond being successful."

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PwC

Global Entertainment & Media Outlook

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PRESS

I have confidence in the fact that no one else has my insights or expertise, both as a woman and a Latina, especially when Latinos are the ones driving economic growth in our country".

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"The key to surviving the industry is perseverance"

-Beatriz Acevedo

LA TIMES

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​"Acevedo has worked in nearly every aspect of the media industry...She worked as a host, producer, and writer winning three Emmy Awards along the way.

NBC NEWS

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​"Beatriz Acevedo wants to change how Latinos are portrayed in the media [so it's not only about the soap opera stereotype. So, in 2012, the media executive took the responsibility into her own hands.] "

BUSINESS INSIDER

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"I have made the challenges my friends! Not only am I a woman, but I'm an immigrant and a Latina. So instead of thinking that these are career handicaps, I've learn to lean fully into them as a source of empowerment and swagger"

- Beatriz Acevedo

SKY MAGAZINE

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"She is a just an amazing person with energy, smarts, passion and a personality that just jumps out at you.  She is also making an impact in her own community, the Latino community and that I applaud".

GOTHAM GAL

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"To be a good leader, you must have empathy, you must be the best listener, and you must care fiercely about culture. To be successful personally, the most important traits are passion and perseverance, even more important than talent"

-Beatriz Acevedo

HISPANIC EXECUTIVE

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​"Necesitamos elevar el nivel de riqueza en nuestras comunidades latinas, ya que solo tenemos el 2% de la riqueza en los Estados Unidos. Compramos mucho, pero no ahorramos lo suficiente

UNIVISION

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I have confidence in the fact that no one else has my insights or expertise, and that this knowledge is invaluable, both as a woman and a Latina, especially when Latinos are the ones driving economic growth and are the gateway to American youth in our country. “ 

- Beatriz Acevedo

HUFFINGTON POST

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​"When we’re represented in media, it’s very stereotypical. Never as thriving, successful Latinos

FAST COMPANY

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​"Acevedo is on a mission to empower the voices of Latino creators and change how Latinos are represented in the media.”

ENTREPRENEUR

 
 
 
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"Why your core audience DGAF about Spanish language TV".

WPP STREAM CANNES

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"Online International Video Business Models".

VIDCON

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Jeffersonian Dinner: “ROI of Diversity”

TED TALK

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Latinas in the Economy Conference: “Fulfilling America's Future: Latinas in the U.S.".

WHITE HOUSE 

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  • SXSW / BeConference “Entrepreneurship 101”

  • SXSW / Google “Unveiling the Unconscious: Busting Bias in Media & Tech

SXSW

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Global Entertainment & Media Outlook

PwC 

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"Do you know where your audience is?".

CODE CONFERENCE

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"A conversation with Zoe Saldana".

L'ATTITUDE

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"Power Women Summit “Female equal Pay".

THE WRAP

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“Standing Out in a Crowd”.

DUKE UNIVERSITY

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"Diversity in startups".

UPFRONT SUMMIT