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Live! with Maria and Larry Terry

The World Kitchen will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a hybrid virtual and in-person event Wednesday, September 20, at 2:00 p.m. in the WPSU studios, 100 Innovation Blvd in State College.

Join World Kitchen host Tamra Fatemi with her very special guests, Maria and Larry Terry. Maria is originally from Honduras and Larry is the vice-president for Outreach at Penn State.  Guests can join virtually online or in-person at the WPSU studios in Innovation Park as Maria and Larry share their recipe for Baleadas, a Honduran street taco.

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About the guest chefs

Maria and Larry Terry

Maria Terry is originally from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. She came to Brooklyn, New York, with her family at six years old. Maria is an HR Business Partner at the University of Virginia. Before starting her HR career, Maria served in the US Army for four years on active duty and three years as a reservist. Maria is an Iraq war veteran and is an advocate/spokesperson in the Veteran community. Maria earned her M.B.A. with a concentration in Human Resources and a bachelor’s degree in business management while studying at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY. Recently, Maria co-created the Latinx Employee Resource Group at UVA. Maria aims to help promote the inclusion, development, and empowerment of the Latinx employee population at UVA and the UVA Health System.

Larry D. Terry II, Ph.D, joined Penn State University as the vice president for Outreach in January 2023. He grew up in San Jose, California with his Mexican-American maternal side of the family, and over the course of his career has worked to address issues of equity and access in minority communities across the United States. His lives with his wife Maria and their two kids in State College, PA

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