The Hispanic Latin Network (HLN) supports the development of employees with Latin heritage, helping them to succeed and excel in their careers. Several employees at Dow have been recognized by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) as outstanding Hispanic American science, engineering, technology and math professionals.
Chapters around the world celebrate Latin heritage and culture, and hold a variety of site-wide events, workshops and language classes to help educate colleagues about Hispanic and Latin cultures.
News and Awards
- Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology, Spring 2011 issue – Two former interns from Dow were interviewed for an article titled, STEM Stars on the Rise – Internships Open Doors to Your Future Career. The article featured Carlos Cutie, a prior Dow intern who now works for Dow as a production engineer in Freeport; and Cristina Munoz, a prior intern/co-op at Louisiana Operations who is now back in her home country of Puerto Rico finishing up her collegiate studies.
- HENAAC 2010 Executive Excellence Award – Guillermo Novo, business vice president, Dow Coating Materials
- HENAAC 2010 Luminary Honorees – Fernando Cavalcanti, Pilot Plant scientist; and Luis L. Cirihal, global business director, Dow Elastomers
- HENAAC 2009 Hispanic Engineer of the Year and Scientist of the Year – Pedro Suarez, president, Dow Latin America