WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voto Latino President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar will host "Changing America" on MSNBC's new portal of streaming-video programming, "Shift by MSNBC" on Tuesdays at 10am EST. With the first show airing on December 16th, "Changing America" will tackle race and immigration in America, our country's changing demographics and what it means for our future.
Guests for the premiere show will be Executive Director of The Dream Defenders Phil Agnew; Filmmaker Jason Pollock; Blogger and Technologist Anil Dash; Comedian, Actor and Correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Al Madrigal; Executive Director of The Gathering for Justice Carmen Perez; and Editor-in-Chief of GlobalGrind.com/Political and Advisor to Russell Simmons Michael Skolnik.
Maria Teresa Kumar is the President and CEO of Voto Latino and an Emmy-nominated contributor with MSNBC. Through Maria Teresa's leadership, Voto Latino has become a key factor in national elections by directly registering over a quarter-million new voters and influencing millions more through viral, celebrity-driven campaigns. She was named by Elle as one of the 10 most influential women in Washington, DC, has been named by Hispanic Business among the 100 most influential Latinos in America and by PODER Magazine as one of the 20 most influential Latinos under 40, and was recognized with an Emerging Journalist award by the Women's Media Center. Furthermore, she is a frequent guest analyst on NPR and PBS, an opinion writer for national publications, and a sought after speaker at major conferences including Google's Women Global Leadership conference, Intel, General Electric, SXSW, NetRoots Nation, Personal Democracy Forum, and TEDx.
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