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Northern Trust to Sponsor Center for Hispanic Leadership Thought-Leadership Forum Strengthening the Hispanic Pipeline in Healthcare and Biomedical Fields
Date:10/30/2013

Irvine, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2013

For more than 124 years, Northern Trust has been a leading provider of asset management, fiduciary, banking, asset servicing and fund administration solutions. Today, as the financial institution seeks to increase its investment in the country’s future, it turns its focus on the rising Hispanic community and the need to increase professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by sponsoring the Center for Hispanic’s forum, Strengthening the Hispanic Pipeline in Healthcare and Biomedical Fields, on December 2nd at City of Hope in Duarte, California.

According to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, in order for the United States to remain globally competitive in STEM, the country will need to train 1 million STEM professionals over the next 10 years. “At Northern Trust, we want our clients and their families to live healthy and financially secure lives,” says Paul T. Fujisawa, Vice President, Senior Private Banker at Northern Trust. “We encourage the development of building tomorrow’s leaders, and thus providing future growth for healthy communities.”

As the numbers of Hispanics continue to increase, more Hispanic leaders and role models in all industries are needed, but particularly in healthcare for two major reasons: 1) professional healthcare is not necessarily something Hispanics were raised with or see the value in, and therefore they may not seek it out; and 2) the urgency is greater in this industry because the lack of research and outreach to the community directly affects their health and well-being. In a recent Pew Hispanic Center national survey of Hispanics, three-fourths said they need a leader for their community; however, when asked to identify one, about the same number said they could not.

“The numbers speak volumes,” says Glenn Llopis, CHL Founder/CEO, who will moderate the December event. “When the majority of Hispanics in the U.S. cannot name a Hispanic leader coupled with the fact that only five percent of licensed doctors in California are Latino in a state that is nearly 40 percent Hispanic, it’s clear that the conversation around the need to develop leader and a more prominent Hispanic workforce in the healthcare industry is escalating in relevancy.”

With the goal of developing solutions to elevate the opportunities in the healthcare and biomedical professional fields for Hispanics and leveraging government, educational, business, and professional organizations as well as community partners throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles county, the two-hour thought-leadership event will feature an interactive discussion between a panel of senior leaders in the healthcare industry and attendees. At the conclusion of the panel discussion, attendees will then segue to one-on-one discussions with subject matter experts on specific topics such as educational awareness, recruitment, mentoring, networking, career management, and professional development. The session will serve as the first step in building the foundation needed to address the urgency to attract and retain Hispanics in STEM. “We are elevating individual voices for the betterment of the collective whole,” says Marisa Salcines, CHL Director of Business Development and Media Relations. “We’re not just going to talk about the issues, we’re going to solve them.”

Adds Fujisawa, “We have evolved with the changing needs of our clients and our world. Now, it is time to adapt again to the shifting demographics of the country. We urge those in the healthcare and biomedical community to do the same and become part of the conversation.”

For more information about the event and to register, please visit: Strengthening the Hispanic Pipeline in Healthcare and Biomedical Fields or email Marisa Salcines at marisa@centerforhispanicleadership.com or call 678-520-6429.

Thought-Leadership Forum Details
Monday, December 2, 2013
6:00pm – 8:30pm
City of Hope Cooper Auditorium
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 910010

About CHL Corporate
We build brands from the outside in.
Instead of selling to Hispanic consumers, let them help build your brand and enable them to influence its growth.

We develop Hispanic leaders from the inside out.
By embracing their unique immigrant perspective instead of assimilating so quickly, Hispanic employees are enabled to innovate and lead your business with cultural authenticity.

As the only Hispanic human capital, business development, and marketing consulting firm of its kind, CHL’s unique approach is centered on building leaders and building brands by clearly demonstrating how these two facets are interconnected and dependent on each other. To learn more about CHL Corporate, visit us at: http://www.centerforhispanicleadership.com

About Wealth Management at Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of investment management, asset and fund administration, banking solutions and fiduciary services for corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a financial holding company based in Chicago, has offices in 18 U.S. states and 16 international locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2013, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$5.0 trillion, and assets under investment management of US$810.2 billion. For more than 120 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader in combining exceptional service and expertise with innovative products and technology. For more information, visit http://www.northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of investment management, asset and fund administration, banking solutions and fiduciary services for corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a financial holding company based in Chicago, has offices in 18 U.S. states and 16 international locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2013, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$5.0 trillion, assets under investment management of US$810.2 billion, and banking assets of US$93 billion. For more than 120 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader in combining exceptional service and expertise with innovative products and technology. For more information, visit http://www.northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

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