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Union City, NJ: A Once Troubled School District Thrives

By Victoria Cepeda It was the Fall of 1985 when I entered the Union City school district by enrolling at what was then Union Hill High School as a freshman. A foreign-born with few English words in my inventory but with a drive for learning surpassed only by some of my teachers’ determination not to […]

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Mexico & U.S. Most Obese Countries. Let’s Break Trend.

By Victoria Cepeda It is no secret that the lesser the income, the higher the likelihood of families to opt for cheaper meal alternatives such as those offered by fast food chains. Thereby increasing their chances of becoming overweight or obese.  Let’s add  the fact that we are cooking less at home and the trend […]

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From the South Bronx to Deloitte: Joe Echevarria’s Path to Becoming CEO.

By Victoria Cepeda Joe Echevarria, who is featured on Fortune magazine this month, is not only  giving out advise to new college grads, but also promoting the importance of diversity in the workplace. Born to a Puerto Rican family in the South Bronx, Echevarria tells us how he received vital advice from a mentor, who […]

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