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Awards/Recognitions:

May, 2013  Top 25 Latinas Who Shine In Technology by Latina Magazine

November, 2011 Best Inspirational Blogger by Latism.org for her bilingual blog Mi Caminar.com (My Walk)

October, 2011 Featured As “Bloguera Spotlight” on AOL Latino Tu Voz En Tu Vida, October, 2011.

Appearances

Official LATISM Top Bloguera!
First Ever Latina Blogger Retreat in Washington, DC – Blanca Stella Mejia was selected as one of 70 top Latina bloggers to attend the first ever Latina Blogger Retreat in Washington DC 20th to 22nd May 2012 as recognition for her inspiration and commitment to Latinas in social media and blogging. This event took Blanca to a briefing at the White House.  The full recap of her trip can be found here:  Latina Bloggers At The White House: My Heart and Spirit Is Stirred

Community Involvement: 

June, 2013: Part of Organizing team for Social Media Day Miami which had an attendance of over 900 people.

February, 2013 Organized a Hispanic panel during Social Media Week with Natascha Otero Santiago, as Directors of Latism SouthFlorida.

September, 2012:  Joined as  Board Member for Social Media Club South Florida

June, 2012: Part of team for  Social Media Day Miami, a simultaneous event in other cities started by Mashable.

August, 2011:  Named Latism South Florida  Co-Director , August, 2011.
Latism.org South Florida Chapter. Latism, a non-profit organization, is the largest organization of Social Media professionals of Hispanic origin and the third largest community on Twitter. The members are bloggers, twitters, social network group leaders, e-commerce owners, marketers and more.

Speaking

May, 2014 Wordcamp Miami 

April, 2014 FIU teaching students how to create an online resume.

November, 2013: Social Media Training in Spanish for AARP’s I Am Destino program

September, 2013: Ford Millennial Panel at Latism National Conference

September, 2013: Niche Parent on Best Plugins to Enhance Your Blog

May 3, 2013:  WordPress Miami on Content Curation

April, 2013:  Hispanicize at Tech Blogger Panel

April, 2013:  Word Camp Miami on Content Curation Tools

October 26, 2012: Latism 2012 National Conference: Google Plus 1  , Facebook 101 and Moderator of Creating A New Education Culture for Hispanics.

October 23, 2012: International Money Transfer Conference: Mobile Marketing

May, 2012: Ignite Miami : Get Uncomfortable In Your Comfort Zone To Transform Your Life

May, 2012 : Inspiration University : Use Your Blog To Increase You Audience in Social Media

February, 2012 Wordcamp Miami – Weaving Your Way With Plugins and Widgets

February, 2012 Heart Camp – Unleashing Courage from the Heart

October, 2011: Social Media and Health Care at VSBrooks Advertising with the South Florida Hospital And Healthcare Association

August, 2011:  Social Media Presentation at E Commerce Day Bogota:

July, 2011:  Social Media Presentation at Aktio Colombia (Spanish):

July, 2011:  Social Media Presentation at Clinica Palermo (Spanish) :

May, 2011: Panel Speaker at She Con, Topic: Diversity In Social Media:

April 2011: Guest lecturer at Alex De Carvalho Social Media Class at University of Miami

February 2011: Speaker at Miami Chamber of Commerce:

August, 2010: Scholarship Award by Latism.org * to attend Blogher**because of her bilingual blog : Mi Caminar.com

For more information, videos & pictures, you can read her Blogher Recap: Blogher, Latism, Activists & More

Interviews

September, 2013 Johnson and Johnson Inspire Care

July, 2013:  Al Rojo Vivo Telemundo about Social Media and Security

August 2010:  Johnson & Johnson at Blogher (Included in Johnson & Johnson Feature Blogher Highlight Video)

August 2010:  Yahoo Shines – You Reinvented

August 2010:  Interview with HITN.org about the Latina Blogosphere

November 2011: Johnson and Johnson at Latism 2011 Conference: In English In Spanish

Radio

Various radio shows on 880thebiz.com with FriedOnBusiness.com talking about Social Media. Sample Show

More Shows vlogged on Radio Show category on BlancaStella.com

Local or National PR, Social Media Events

November, 2013:  Contracted by Zambrano Foundation for Live Social Media during Democracy in the Americas Symposium.

June, 2013: Invited to a global media event, Ford Trends at Ford’s Headquarters in Detroit,Michigan.

February, 2013:  Invited by T Mobile on VIP Red Carpet to cover Univision’s  Premios lo Nuestro for Latism South Florida

2011-2013: Too many to mention. Please see  my Flickr page for pictures of events.

January – March, 2012:  Chosen as a select blogger in the Southeast region of the United States for their Verizon Ambassador Program 

June, 2011:  Guest of General Motors at NAHJ ( National Association of Hispanic Journalists)

June, 2011:  Contracted by Portada-Online to do Live Tweeting at “LATAM Advertising & Media Summit con el hashtag #latamsummit Blogger

Outreach For Various Local Social Media Campaigns For Tilson PR Corporate Clients:

July, 2010 : Truly Nolen Mouse Parade

September, 2010:  Dunkin Donuts – Monkey See Monkey Do

January, 2011:  Private Tour of Morikame Museum

*Latism is the largest organization of Social Media professionals of Hispanic origin and the third largest community on Twitter. The members are bloggers, twitters, social network group leaders, e-commerce owners, marketers and more.

**From Blogher Website:

Blogher reaches more than 20 million unique women each month and is the leading participatory news, entertainment and information network for women online. Women turn to BlogHer to raise their voices, discuss relevant issues, aggregate their influence and engage with a supportive community of others doing the same.

The conference in New York had over 80 corporate sponsored and 2400 attendees.

Press Releases

February 2013: Social Media Week Panel