Latinos in the US: Retos y Liderazgo


The Latino Leadership Conference is a premier leadership development event. This annual gathering of entrepreneurs, executives, innovators, educators, policy makers and outstanding students is designed to foster change and opportunity within the Latino community.

 

Location

Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa

9800 Westover Hills Blvd
San Antonio, TX USA 78251

Date

September 21, 2017

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Theme

Latinos in the US: Retos y Liderazgo

Agenda

9:00 - 10:00am — First Concurrent Session
Workshop: Latino(a)s in the United States: Diversity and Change
Presenter: Dr. Rogelio Saenz
Panel: Servant Leadership: Latinas in Politics Roundtable

10:15 - 11:15am — Second Concurrent Session
Workshop: Latino Diversity in the Executive Board and C-Suite- Why are we not there yet?
Panel: LGBT Latinos: Impact, Acceptance and Progress

11:30am -1:00pm — Lunch Award
Top Latino Leaders Awards Luncheon
- Keynote Address: Crisanta Duran

1:15 - 2:15pm — Third Concurrent Session
Panel: The Importance and Value of Hispanic/Latino ERG’s in the Workplace
Panel: Latino Philanthropy and Civic Engagement

2:30 - 3:30pm — Fourth Concurrent Session
Workshop: Trends and Challenges Facing The Future of the Latino Workforce
Panel: How to leverage our growing financial and political influence as Latinos in the US

Keynote Speaker

Crisanta Duran

Crisanta Duran

House Representative (D, Colorado)

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Top Latino Leaders


Award Recipients: 20172016
2015

Luncheon Emcee


Pilar Ortiz

Pilar Ortiz

CEO and Founder
Pilar Ortiz Enterprises, LLC




Speakers

Andrea Figueroa

Andrea Figueroa

Executive Director
The Martinez Street Women's Center in San Antonio

Anna L Garcia

Client Solutions Executive II
Small Business Solutions
AT&T

Candelario Cervantez

Candelario Cervantez

National Senior Managing Director
Latinx Alliances

Carlos Tapia

Carlos Tapia

Executive Director, Large Market Client Group, Global Corporate Payment
American Express

Carlos Zuniga

Carlos Zuniga

Assistant Vice President of Underwriting
USAA Bank

Christina Ford Arellano

Christina Ford Arellano

VP, Program Management & Operations and National Chair, Professional Association of Latinos
McKesson

Cristina Lara

Cristina Lara

Global Diversity Programs Manager
Amazon

Diana Arevalo

Diana Arevalo

Texas Representative
Texas House District 116

Erika Prosper-Nirenberg

Erika Prosper-Nirenberg

Director of Customer Insights
HEB

Ina Minjarez

Ina Minjarez

Texas Representative
Texas House District 124

Isabel de La Riva

Isabel de La Riva

Attorney at Law and Founding Partner
de la Riva & Associates PLLC

Jonathan Rodriguez

Jonathan Rodriguez

Sr. Specialist Grants and Contracts Services
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Karen Siles

Karen Siles

Delivery Manager
IBM Corporation

Lea Marquez-Peterson

Lea Marquez-Peterson

President/CEO
Tuscon Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Luis Vazquez

Luis Vazquez

Owner
Grow With Me Portraits, LLC

Dr. Lynda Cavazos

Dr. Lynda Cavazos

Co-Founder
Pledge2teach

Marisa Perez-Diaz

Marisa Perez-Diaz

District 3 State Board of Education
Texas Education Agency

Martin Acevedo

Martin Acevedo

Director of Development and Inclusive Philanthropy
San Antonio Area Foundation

Maximo Z. Anguiano II

Maximo Z. Anguiano II

Executive Director
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Rachel Yvonne Cruz

Dr. Rachel Yvonne Cruz

Maestra/CEO
IAMA International Academy of the Music and the Arts Sound Lab

Ramiro Cavazos

Ramiro Cavazos

President and Chief Executive Officer
San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Rey Saldaña

Rey Saldaña

Councilman, District 4
City of San Antonio

Ricardo Ortiz

Ricardo Ortiz

Attorney

Dr. Rogelio Saenz

Dr. Rogelio Saenz

Dean of the School of Public Policy
UTSA

Ruby Resendez

Ruby Resendez

Managing Partner
Cilantro Creative

Shirley Gonzalez

Shirley Gonzalez

San Antonio District 5 Councilmember

Veronica Torralba Lozano

Verónica Torralba Lozano

Vice President, Project and Program Management
Consumer Insurance
AIG

Yorka Velasco-Caballero

Yorka Velasco-Caballero

Key Account Manager
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

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Sponsors

BD
CPS Energy
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Florida International University
Holiday Inn Club Vacations
MSH
Southwest Airlines
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
USAA
VIA Metropolitan Transit
Wells Fargo
UPS

For more information please contact Angeles Valenciano at angeles.valenciano@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

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