Inspiring Latinas

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  • Jeanette Cisneros, Medical Director of Marina Plublic Health Clinic, Monterey County, CA
    Jeanette Cisneros, Medical Director of Marina Plublic Health Clinic, Monterey County, CA
    Jeanette Cisneros Medical Director of the Marina Public Health Clinic in Monterey County, has a remarkable personal and professional story. Jeanette grew up in San Diego, California in a working-class neighborhood which was predominantly white. Although she and her family experienced racism from certain segments within this setting (being called names, for example), she also […]
  • Juana Bordas, President of Mestiza Leadership International
    Juana Bordas, President of Mestiza Leadership International
    Juana Bordas President of Mestiza Leadership International — a company that focuses on leadership, diversity, and organizational change. A former faculty member for the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), she taught in the Leadership Development Program (LDP) – the most highly utilized executive program in the world. As founding President/ CEO of the National Hispana […]
  • Christina Sarchio, Partner, Patton Boggs LLP
    Christina Sarchio, Partner, Patton Boggs LLP
    Christina Sarchio daughter of Spanish immigrants, is a partner at the law firm of Patton Boggs LLP. She lives and works in the Washington, DC area. Join me as I speak with Christina about her growing up years, and how her experiences both influenced her perspective on the world and led her to her career […]
  • Arisa Batista Cunningham, VP, Global Diversity, Johnson & Johnson Comprehensive Care and Surgical Care Groups
    Arisa Batista Cunningham, VP, Global Diversity, Johnson & Johnson Comprehensive Care and Surgical Care Groups
    Arisa Batista Cunningham Vice President, Global Diversity, for the Johnson & Johnson Comprehensive Care and Surgical Care Groups. In this role, she is responsible for the comprehensive global diversity strategy and action plans within all franchises of the $21 billion plus groups to accelerate the achievement of the global diversity vision throughout the J&J enterprise. […]
  • Jamie Martinez Wood, Inspirational Speaker and Empowerment Specialist
    Jamie Martinez Wood, Inspirational Speaker and Empowerment Specialist
    Jamie Martinez Wood Inspirational Speaker and Empowerment Specialist A Mexican-American native of Orange County, California, is an inspirational speaker and empowerment specialist. She teaches workshops, leads retreats, and gives performances on personal power, earth spirituality, seasonal living, and ritual ceremony. Jamie also conducts classroom visits and assemblies on writing, publishing, and self-esteem. We’ll be discussing […]
  • Maria Hinojosa
    Maria Hinojosa
    Maria Hinojosa Senior Correspondent for the acclaimed series NOW on PBS, the anchor and managing editor of NPR’s Latino USA, and the anchor of her own Emmy Award winning talk show One on One with Maria Hinojosa from WGBH/La Plaza. I’ll be talking with Maria about how she got where she is and what characteristics […]
  • Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, bestselling novelist of The Dirty Girls Social Club
    Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, bestselling novelist of The Dirty Girls Social Club
    Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez She is the bestselling novelist of The Dirty Girls Social Club, grew up in Albuquerque, NM and currently lives there, although her life travels have taken her far, far away from picturesque New Mexico in the intervening years. Alisa has always written, and decided she was going to be a novelist when she […]
  • Ellen Ochoa
    Ellen Ochoa
    Ellen Ochoa Born May 10, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, Ellen Ochoa, a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, became the first female Hispanic astronaut in 1990. Dr. Ochoa is now Deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center. “What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and […]
  • Susan De Anda, Co-Executive Director, Community Water Center, Visalia, CA
    Susan De Anda, Co-Executive Director, Community Water Center, Visalia, CA
    Susana De Anda Currently Co-Executive Director of the Community Water Center, is our youngest interviewee to date, at 27 years old. The Community Water Center, based in Visalia, CA seeks to ensure that all communities have access to safe, clean and affordable water and was founded in part by Susana. Susana is the daughter of […]
  • Dr. Ana Nogales, Founder of Nogales Psychological Counseling, Inc.
    Dr. Ana Nogales, Founder of Nogales Psychological Counseling, Inc.
    Dr. Ana Nogales Founder of Nogales Psychological Counseling, Inc. She immigrated to the United States in 1979 and completed her doctorate degree in psychology at the United States International University, San Diego. She opened her private practice in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, and has been supervising a clinical program for fifteen professionals in mental […]
  • Maria de Lourdes Sobrino, Founder and CEO of Lulu’s Desert® Corporation
    Maria de Lourdes Sobrino, Founder and CEO of Lulu’s Desert® Corporation
    Maria de Lourdes Sobrino Founder and CEO of Lulu’s Dessert® Corporation. Established in 1982, Lulu’s Dessert®, is ranked among the fastest growing Hispanic owned businesses in the United States. As Jim Hopkins from USA Today wrote she is “the queen of ready-to-eat gelatin and a force in the surging number of Hispanic entrepreneurs.” Join me […]
  • Dr. Elma Gonzalez, Professor Emerita University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Dr. Elma Gonzalez, Professor Emerita University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Dr. Elma Gonzalez She is currently Professor Emerita at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was born in Ciudad Guerrero in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1942. When she was six years old, her family moved across the border to the U.S. She grew up in Hebbronville, Texas but spent summers from about twelve-years-old […]
  • Raquel Aldana
    Raquel Aldana
    Ms. Aldana She was born in Guatemala and moved as an infant to El Salvador (her mother is Salvadoreña) where she spent the next eight years of her life, before returning to Guatemala. She came to the US in 1982, at the age of 10 with her nuclear family – her parents and two siblings […]