Published: September 2019
Publisher: Angels Fortune Editions
Although her origins are in Nocedo del Valle, an agricultural village in
Orense, a province of Galicia, Spain, Blanca De La Rosa was born in the
Dominican Republic in the bosom of a humble family. But fate had something
else in store for her.
Pursuing a Better Tomorrow is not just a novel that portrays the history of
three generations, but rather an inspiring cross-generational journey from
Spain to the United States. The novel details a historical overview and the
ideologies of each era where the characters portray the strength of
character required to achieve a better tomorrow given the twists, turns, and
synchronistic events that shaped their lives.
De La Rosa candidly shares her coming-of-age story of self-discovery as she
transitioned from New York City’s projects to corporate America,
detailing her personal and professional journey.
This great novel will inspire you to believe in your abilities, dare to
dream, and reach for your goals as you pursue a better tomorrow.
Are you ready to embark on this journey?
About the Author
Blanca De La Rosa was born in the Dominican Republic. She grew up in the
Projects of the upper west side of Manhattan in New York, during the time
before the Hispanic population developed the supportive Latino community
which exists today. Although she struggled without support in her cultural
and linguistic transition, De La Rosa was able to graduate from Pace
University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business
Management and to establish a successful 34-year career rising through the
ranks of Mobil/ExxonMobil Oil Corporation.
During her career, she held numerous positions both domestic and
international in nature with increasing responsibility. These assignments
took her around the United States, Europe, Central / South America, and
De La Rosa retired from ExxonMobil after 34 years of service. As a Business
Development Manager and President of the company’s Employee Resource
Group she often represented her company as lead presenter at the Regional
and National Scholarship Awards hosted by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.
In addition, she represented her company as host, keynote speaker, and
panelist of various events with organizations supported by the company’s
charity foundation. After all her time in the industry, she says her most
rewarding role was serving as mentor to the young employees in her company
– guiding them through the corporate maze.