Unfiltered Sports Talk

One of the most candid conversations I’ve been fortunate to be a part of. I was a guest on Unfiltered Sports Talk podcast. Here’s some of the topics covered: -Challenges, missions and goals  -Sports in the Latino community and families -Weakness of diversity promotion in MLB and lack of equal opportunity for managerial and front…

Highly Relevant with Jack Rico 

Thrilled to have been a guest on Highly Relevant with Jack Rico. We spoke about my work in ESPN’s commitment to best serving Hispanic sports fans including the pioneering program Nacion ESPN on ESPN2. Here’s the podcast begins lineup: ESPN Executive Hugo Balta on “Latinizing” ESPN 7:36 – Peruvians in sports 9:24 – How he…

Event Recap: Recognizing and Addressing Unconscious Bias

“A sought-after speaker and thought leader on the subject of unconscious bias, and also the author of the recently-published book Leadership Habits, Balta began his presentation by defining unconscious bias – an inflexible positive, negative, or unknown belief about a category of people.” Keith Pillow did a wonderful job of accurately recapping the discussion I…

Latina Women On The Backside of horse racing

“When you talk about women and you talk about careers in horse racing, among the challenges is also a lack of visibility and a lack of promotion opportunities,” Hugo Balta said. The backside workers “are the most invisible visible around horseracing,” he said. “They’re everywhere, but they’re nowhere.” Full article by Amanda Beam on the…