Green Irene Founder Caballero Receives Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Recognition in Nation’s Capital

Event showcases Latinos leading the way in green economy in areas of climate change, energy independence and a green, healthy environment

New York, NY, September 19, 2010 --( Rosamaria Caballero, founder of New York-based Green Irene LLC, was honored at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) Public Policy Conference in Washington D.C. this week. At the closing plenary session titled “Green Economy, Leading the Way”, Caballero’s work was recognized during the Latino Innovation awards ceremony.

“It was a tremendous honor to be recognized at a conference attended by 22 members of Congress and six Cabinet secretaries,” said Caballero. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the conference.

Caballero was cited for her work “as a model of Latina leadership, entrepreneurship and small business success and serves as an inspiration to women and Hispanics to launch their own local businesses.”

Caballero was one of 17 honorees nationwide by the CHCI including Salazar Packaging, El Puente Green Light District and La Causa. Caballero was nominated by Latina Style Magazine and Graciela Tiscareño-Sato, author of Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them.

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is the premier Hispanic non-profit and non-partisan 501(c) (3) leadership development organization in the country. CHCI’s mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders by promoting higher education, providing unmatched career development experience, and award-winning leadership development curriculum. The CHCI vision is an educated and civically active Hispanic community contributing at all levels of U.S. society, business, and government.

About Green Irene LLC
Green Irene LLC is the only green consulting firm with a national reach, having trained more than 600 Eco-Consultants in 48 states. Green Irene will lead your family members and coworkers to a healthier, safer and more sustainable lifestyle, and save you money, energy, and water with its consulting services and green home and business products. For more information visit An online version with photo and press kit is available at

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