Lúcia Soares, founding member of the Portuguese Heritage Publications’ Board of Directors, and Vice-President, Chief Information Officer at the Diabetes Care Franchise Division of the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, was interviewed for WW TV RTPi, as part of a series on successful Portuguese-Americans. The Azorean news paper Correio dos Açores, also gave first page exposure to Ms. Soares interview.
Lúcia Soares was born in Santa Cruz – California, daughter of Azorean parents who immigrated to California in 1970. Raised speaking Portuguese at home, she currently dominates both languages comfortably and is raising her own daughters equally bilingual.
PHPC congratulates Lúcia Soares on her career achievement and wishes her continued success.
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