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The Powermeter: Beyond The 100 List


Más allá de la lista de los 100

6/22/2017, 12:27 p.m.
The Powermeter: Beyond The 100 List
The Powermeter 2017 Committee selected the 100 people who most made an impact in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area’s Latino community. | Grafico ETL

Who chooses the 100 honorees and how are they chosen?

For the inaugural Powermeter DC edition, El Tiempo Latino launched a call for nominations in order to select 100 exceptional individuals for the Powermeter 100 list. Nominations for the Powermeter were submitted online by any person. The names of the nominees and other information about the nominations are only revealed within the Powermeter Committee Judges in order to select the 100 honorees. This year we received more than 400 nominations from the general public. After a careful review of each nomination, the Powermeter 2017 Committee selected the 100 people who most made an impact in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area’s Latino community. This year’s Committee members are: Angela Franco, Senior Adviser, DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority; Luz Lazo, reporter, The Washington Post; Dr. Carlos E. Ponce, Director, Latin America programs, Freedom House; John Rodriguez, Principal, New Columbia Partners; and Alfredo Vasquez-Ajmac, Marketing, b2b and diversity consultant Chief growth officer at LAVA. Additionally, El Tiempo Latino Publisher/CEO, Javier Marin and Executive Editor, Rafael Ulloa, are also part of the Powermeter Committee.

For questions about the Powermeter 100 list please write to events@eltiempolatino.com or send a letter to: El Tiempo Latino - Powermeter, 1440 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005.

¿Quién selecciona a los 100 poderosos y cómo se eligen?

Para la primera edición de The Powermeter en Washington, D.C., El Tiempo Latino abrió un proceso de nominación para poder seleccionar a cien individuos excepcionales para la lista Powermeter 100. Las nominaciones se recolectaron en Internet y cualquier persona podía enviar nominaciones. Los nombres de los nominados y otra información que se incluye en el formulario de nominación solo se revelan dentro de los Jueces del Comité del Powermeter para que ellos seleccionen a las 100 personas que son más influyentes para la comunidad latina del área metropolitana de Washington, DC. Los miembros del Comité de este año son: Ángela Franco, Senior Adviser, DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority; Luz Lazo, reportera, The Washington Post; Dr. Carlos E. Ponce, Director de Programas Latinoamericanos, Freedom House; John Rodríguez, Presidente, New Columbia Partners; y Alfredo Vásquez-Ajmac, Marketing, b2b and diversity consultant Chief growth officer at LAVA. Además, el Publisher y CEO de El Tiempo Latino, Javier Marín y el Editor Ejecutivo, Rafael Ulloa también son parte del Comité de The Powermeter.

Si tiene preguntas sobre la lista The Powermeter 100, por favor escriba a events@eltiempolatino.com o envíe una carta a: El Tiempo Latino - Powermeter, 1440 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005.


Angela Franco, DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority, Senior Advisor

Angela Franco | DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority | Senior Advisor

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Angela Franco | DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority | Senior Advisor

Angela is the Senior Advisor for the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority since May 1, 2017. The organization leads the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in the District of Columbia to ensure access to quality and affordable healthcare to all DC residents. Her role includes managing relationships with the local and federal government as well as the local business community. Prior to this, Angela was the President and CEO of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce from 2009 to 2017. Under her leadership, she helped the Chamber solidify and strengthen its role with Hispanic businesses and entrepreneurs and grow its membership by hundreds of small businesses, resulting in the GWHCC receiving the honor of being the best Hispanic Chamber in the United States in 2013 and 2015 from the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She has received numerous recognitions for her commitment to the community, including one of the 50 Most Powerful U.S. and International Business Executives by Minority Enterprise Advocate and was recognized as a Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal.