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In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

HISPA ROLE MODEL PROGRAM KICK OFF AND RECRUITMENT EVENT 2023

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With Our Stories,
Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

Texas
TBD

Miami, Florida
Sep. 19, 2024

Miami Herbert Business School
Storer Auditorium
5250 University Drive
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

New Jersey
TBD

Our Kick-Off and Recruiting Event begins the school year by promoting our mission and encouraging current and potential role models to register for upcoming volunteer opportunities.

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DISTINGUISHED
SPEAKERS:

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Rod Colón

Volunteer Management Director, HISPA

NEW JERSEY / EMCEE

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Bob Medina

Chair of the Board of Overseers & Co-Founder of the Hispanic and Latinx Leadership Council, NJIT

NEW JERSEY / Welcoming Remarks

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Dr. Ivonne Diaz-Claisse

Founder & CEO, HISPA

NEW JERSEY
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Maria Spina

Manager, PSEG Foundation

NEW JERSEY
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Dr. Jairo Borja

President,  Prospanica New Jersey

NEW JERSEY
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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T.J. Vitolo

Director of Product Engineering Technology and Product Development Government, Verizon

NEW JERSEY / HISPA Role Models
What’s So Cool About VR?

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Emy Quispe

NJ Governor’s Hispanic Fellow

NEW JERSEY / HISPA Role Models
Navigating a Career in the Public Sector

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Rodrigo Córdova Rosado

Astrophysics PhD Candidate, Princeton University

NEW JERSEY / HISPA Role Models
Finding Clues in the Early Universe

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Angelica Ogando

Co-Chair, Hispanic and Latinx Leadership Council, NJIT

NEW JERSEY / Awards Sponsorship Fund

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Nicolas Fuentes

Board Member, Hispanic and Latinx Leadership Council, NJIT

NEW JERSEY / Awards Sponsorship Fund

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Elisa Charters

Board Trustee, NJIT

NEW JERSEY / Closing Remarks

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Jennifer Becerra

NASA Program Specialist/Johnson Space Center

TEXAS / Keynote Speaker
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Alicia Neaves

KENS 5 Anchor/Reporter

TEXAS / Emcee

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Vanessa Nazario, MS, MBA

Corporate Director, Chief Diversity Officer Memorial Healthcare System

FLORIDA / EMCEE
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Virginia “Ginger” Baxter

Assistant Dean, Graduate Career Advancement & Engagement

FLORIDA / Speaker
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Carlos Corominas

Head of Inclusive Impact & Sustainability Visa, LAC Region

FLORIDA / Panel
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Dr. Christopher Clarke

Inaugural Assistant Dean & Adjunct Professor of Belonging & Inclusion at the University of Miami School of Law

FLORIDA / Panel
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Dr. Georgette Perez

Miami Dade College – Hialeah Campus President

FLORIDA / Panel
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Monica Diaz

President & Principal, D&I-MD, LLC

FLORIDA / Panel Moderator
With Our Stories, Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress

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Wilson Martinez

Customer Success Manager, LSEG

FLORIDA / Panel Moderator
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Thanks to our HISPA Role Models, we have so much to celebrate this year that our Kick-Off event will be held in three locations!

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Together, we can reach more students and engage more volunteers to create a lasting impact. Join us today and be part of this amazing journey!

With Our Stories,
Driving Latino Prosperity, Power, and Progress.