Mission and Purpose

The mission of the Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) is to be a trusted resource and platform to foster workplace equity for Latino talent.

We achieve our Mission by

  • Highlighting the pertinent issues concerning Latinos in the workplace to bring awareness to both challenges and opportunities.
  • Leveraging commitment from corporate and community leaders to advance equal opportunities for Latinos in the workplace.
  • Implementing discussion panels, forums and educational programs to address challenges, incite change and foster equity for Latinos in the workplace.


To serve as the premier resource for information, events and programs related to Latino workplace equity.

“The people are the only ones capable of transforming society.”

Rigoberta Menchu, Guatemalan activist

“Everyone makes mistakes. You need to make space for new mistakes to happen. The important things is to correct them quickly”

Luiza Trajano, Brazilian businesswoman and the richest woman in Brazil in 2020

“Believe that there are no limitations, no barriers to your success – you will be empowered and you will achieve.”

Ursula M. Burns, American businesswoman and former CEO of Xerox, born to Panamanian Parents in the US

“Let us not close our hearts. Let us not lose confidence. Let us never give up.”

Pope Francis, head of Catholic Church born in Argentina

“Success is not about doing things well or even very well, or being acknowledged by others. It is not an external opinion, but rather an internal status. It is the harmony between the soul and your emotions, which requires love, family, friendship, authenticity and integrity.”

Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican business magnate

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