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"I’m usually the only Latina in the room"

 03/07/2017 - 01:12
 
 

 

Reaching the top is nothing without reaching back to help those behind you according to Yasseline Díaz. From her early college career to the present, Díaz felt that her mission has always been to help those who need it most. Though she is far from her original goal of being a Physical Therapist, Díaz has managed to transform lives on a daily basis. From her charity work to her position in the Community Affairs department of Independence Blue Cross, she still manages to impact neighborhoods throughout the city.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 1:11pm

“Las latinas deben ser tan audaces como ambiciosas”

 03/07/2017 - 00:09
“Las latinas deben ser tan audaces como ambiciosas”

Cuéntanos de tu carrera actual. ¿Cómo llegaste hasta allí?

Actualmente trabajo en PECO. Soy parte del equipo de relaciones corporativas, un grupo bastante pequeño pero muy dinámico que administra un poco más de US$6 millones anuales para patrocinar a 300 organizaciones sin ánimo de lucro de la región.

¿Cuál es la parte más gratificante de tu carrera?

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:23pm

"Every single Latina I’ve met, they never lack a dream"

 03/07/2017 - 00:06
"Every single Latina I’ve met, they never lack a dream"

Boasting an impressive personality that greets you at the door, Tiffany Tavarez is a force to be reckoned with. 

With a notable career that matches her personality, her service in her role on PECO’s corporate relations team has allowed her to become one of the more recognizable names throughout the city. But never one to rest, Tavarez has paired her career with continued service throughout her community.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:23pm

Mayor Kenney begs for unity during budget address

 03/02/2017 - 21:28
Mayor Kenney begs for unity during budget address

Mayor Kenney released his second budget and Five-Year Plan, asking members of City Council to approve new investments in two key areas: health and human services that will uplift our most vulnerable, and job-creating initiatives that will result in economic opportunity for all Philadelphians.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 4:04pm

She Believes Cup - Team USA vs. Germany (Photo Gallery)

 03/02/2017 - 13:37

The SheBelieves Cup started its first leg of the tournament with the United States playing against Germany at Talon Energy Stadium. SheBelieves is a campaign to inspire young girls and women and encourage them to accomplish their goals and dreams.

Launched in 2015, it has evolved and grown into a special connection between the fans and the team showing that empowerment and believing in yourself can do in respective communities across the country.

AL DIA News was able to get on the pitch and be a part of this great capmaign.

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 1:18pm

Orchids - Mother Nature's Masterpiece (Photo Gallery)

 03/01/2017 - 23:46

Throughout the month of March, Longwood Gardens has an orchid collection that is stunning to the eye as well as the other senses. From Moth to Lady slipper orchids, there are more than 2000 species of orchids in the conservatory.
There are even a couple orchids with fragrances that have a slight hint of vanilla or chocolate. AL DIA News took a trip to Kennett Square to see how many species of orchids we can find. Look down low and even look high up in the trees.  You never know what type or orchid you may find.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:30pm

Ani Cordero: “Anyone in my concert should expect something political”

 03/01/2017 - 11:39

Ani Cordero is a passionate singer, songwriter, drummer, guitarist, and Latin American music researcher living in NYC. She will perform a concert next Sunday March 5th at the Calvary Center in Philadelphia to present her latest album "Querido Mundo."

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:04am
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