Marvel Comics’ Miranda-Rodriguez with La Borinquena at the SHCCNJ 4th Annual Diversity Expo

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, creator of La Borinqueña, will join the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ (SHCCNJ) 4th Annual Diversity Expo as the Moderator of the panel: “Our Superheroes Don’t Wear Capes – How does the Latino Community break into fields that don’t feature much Latino participation?”  The Panel is scheduled to take place at the Annual Diversity Expo & Luncheon on June 24th, 2016 at the Rutgers University Student Center in New Brunswick, NJ, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez with his creation La Borinquena

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez with his creation La Borinquena

Mr. Miranda-Rodriguez is a writer at Marvel Entertainment, Editor-in-chief at Darryl Makes Comics, LLC and Art Director/Curator/Owner at Somos Arte.  The discussion will also feature dynamic speakers who are passionate about the importance of diversity in business such as Luis Diaz, Esq Gibbons Law; Alison Banks-Moore, Horizon BCBSNJ and L. Jay Burks, Ph. D., Comcast.

“This Expo will provide valuable information to those seeking expert advice on how to start a business, grow your business or simply get more work. It will also help individuals seeking to network with a broad range of businesses from start-ups to seasoned professionals,” said Carlos Medina, Esq., Chairman of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ.

La Borinquena Superheroe creation that contributes to Puerto Rican students' scholarships

La Borinquena Superheroe creation that contributes to Puerto Rican students’ scholarships

He also added, “There are going to be exhibit booths that will put them in direct contact with the Procurement officers from all levels of businesses – large corporations to government offices.  They will learn what contracts are available and how to qualify for them directly from the source.”

The event will include:

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Greetings and remarks from Sponsors & Elected Officials
  • Exhibit Booths: 50+ exhibitors will be available to put you in direct contact with the Procurement Officers from all levels of businesses. Learn about available contracts and how to qualify for them directly from the sources!
  • Luncheon & Panel Discussion: Our Panel, which will include experts who are passionate about diversity, will discuss the importance of Diversity in Business and available Procurement opportunities.

As a not-for-profit organization for over 25 years, The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ (SHCCNJ) has become the voice of the 80,000 Hispanic-owned businesses that contribute over 12 Billion to the State’s economy. The Chamber is the premier vehicle to access the Latino community and its formidable purchasing power, as evidenced by our growth of non-Hispanic membership reaching 45 percent.

For more information on this event or on the Chamber, you can access www.shccnj.org or contact Erica Horton at ehorton@shccnj.org.

 

 

About Susana G Baumann

Award-winning journalist, author, multicultural expert, public speaker, small business advocate and the Editor-in-Chief of LatinasinBusiness.us. Susana is an Argentinean immigrant who started her own small business over 20 years ago. Now, through her new digital platform and social media channels, she advocates for the economic empowerment of Latinas in the United States.
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