According to updated Pew Research Center data published on July 28, 2016, while U.S. Hispanics have made significant strides in decreasing the high school dropout rate and in increasing the college enrollment rate in the last decade, we still lag in four-year degree attainment. We have indeed made some noteworthy progress, but we still have work ahead of us. Read More
On July 28th, I had the privilege of making a contribution to the development of tomorrow’s Hispanic leaders and to moving the dial on Hispanic college retention and degree attainment. I had the honor of working with two amazing groups of bright, vibrant and talented Hispanic high school and college students. I designed and facilitated two back-to-back workshops on the “The Power of Building and Marketing Your Leadership Brand” for the Hispanic Scholarship Consortium’s Summer Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas.
It was a truly rewarding experience to be part of an effort where the public, private and non-profit sectors collectively invest in our nation’s future.