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2014-03-25 23:26:49

Keynote speakers to discuss empowerment, social change and classroom transformation for connected learning Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 What do “Ugly Betty;” an author, speaker, and agent for social change; and the 2013 National Teacher of the Year have in common? All three – actress America Ferrera, former Nike executive Kevin Carroll and teacher Jeffrey Charbonneau – will share their perspectives on empowering learners, engaging in social change and leading...

2011-02-09 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) today will host their 12th Annual National Youth Awards Ceremony in honor of actress America Ferrera and seven National Youth Awardees including Odalmy Molina from Hialeah, F.L. for Science sponsored by AstraZeneca and Amgen for outstanding accomplishments in the classroom and their community. The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC in front of an audience of 200 community...

2009-08-22 14:41:26

Imagen Awards officials said Beverly Hills Chihuahua earned top feature movie honors at this year's awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif. Variety said the 2008 comedy was a big winner at the 24th annual Imagen Awards Friday night as Chihuahua actor Manolo Cardona was also honored with a best supporting actor award. The annual awards show recognizes film and TV offerings that feature positive portrayals of Latinos and Latino culture. Best actor kudos at Friday's event at the Beverly Hilton...

2009-07-26 14:40:41

Ugly Betty actress America Ferrara said at a Chicago appearance her fellow Latina women should take steps to limit their dropout rate. The 25-year-old actress used her college commencement speech for Kaplan University to decry the high school dropout rate among women in her culture, the Chicago Sun-Times said Sunday. The No. 1 demographic of high school dropouts are Latino women, Ferraro said Saturday at the Navy Pier event. I know there are economic factors for why young Latinos are so...

2009-07-22 11:41:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a significant move to bolster its programming and attract new viewers, TV Guide Network announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Disney-ABC Domestic Television to acquire the exclusive basic cable off-network rights to ABC Studios' Golden Globe(R) Award winning television series "Ugly Betty." It is TV Guide Network's first scripted series acquisition and part of a multi-tiered...

2008-11-11 21:00:16

Maya Entertainment has announced plans to produce "American Tragic," a big-screen drama starring America Ferrera. Ryan Piers Williams, who wrote the film, is also slated to direct it, while Heather Rae will serve as producer. Sergio Aguero is to executive produce along with Ferrera, whose company, Take Fountain Productions, will receive production credit. Ferrera is best known for her Emmy Award-winning work on the TV comedy "Ugly Betty." "Ryan has written a very compelling film that...

2008-10-25 12:30:00

U.S. singer-actress Lindsay Lohan's career is said to be further troubled by rumored problems on the set of the TV series "Ugly Betty," sources say. The entertainment industry insiders said Lohan reportedly clashed with "Betty" star America Ferrera while filming a guest role on the popular ABC series and her appearance was promptly cut down from six episodes to four, the New York Daily News reported Friday. "It's over for Lindsay," one of the unidentified industry sources said "She's got no...

2008-08-27 18:00:37

America Ferrera, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Vanessa Williams are set to be presenters at "The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards" in Los Angeles, ABC said. "CSI" star William Petersen and film and stage actor Laurence Fishburne are also scheduled to present an award together at the Sept. 21 event, which will be broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre, the network said. "We are very pleased and honored to include these presenters to our already exciting list of talent for our telecast," executive...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
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  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'