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2021 National Latino Leaders to Be Honored at the 6th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

August 10, 2021 GMT

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MIAMI, August 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Sixth Annual National Latino Leadership Conference from September 14th-September 15th via Whova/Zoom. This year’s theme is “The Rise, Power, and Influence of Latino Leaders”.

The 2021 National Latino Leaders list highlights individuals who have achieved success in their career while paving the way for other Latinos to advance in the corporate arena. These individuals contribute to creating and promoting a culture where Latino talent is supported and leveraged for organizational success. They demonstrate leadership excellence and high visibility in the Latino community and maintain a record of professional accomplishments.

“Today, more than any other time, it is imperative we recognize and honor our National Latino Leaders,” said Angeles Valenciano, CEO of the National Diversity Council. “The honorees are the definition of the richness of the Latino culture and are exemplary individuals paving the way for the Latino community at large.”


To see the full list of the 2021 National Latino Leaders awardees please visit;

2021 National Latino Leaders Award

Allison Quintanilla PlattsmierFounder & CEO, AQP Consulting

Alva Carrasco President, Latinos in Transit

Brenda Victoria Global Vice President of Talent, World Fuel Services 

Christopher Pinel Global Head of Agency, Americas, Liftoff Mobile

Daisy Auger-DominguezChief People Officer, VICE Media Group 

David Flores Director of Client Services and Program Performance, GreenPath Financial Wellness 

Elizabeth Martinez President & CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters Central Ohio 

Frank Carbajal Founder & President, Es Tiempo

Ina Minjarez Texas State Representative House, Texas House District 124

Irma Olguin CEO & Co-Founder, Bitwise Industries 

Julio Pimentel Dean’s Diversity Fellow & Ph.D. Candidate in Cancer Biology, Wayne State University

Karla Hernandez DeCuir Sr. Director of Enrollment Management & External Affairs, University of Houston-Victoria

Leticia M. DiazDean and Professor of Law, Barry University of Law. 

Ligia Noemi Cushman National Child Welfare Consultant, AdoptUSKids 

Liliana Ramirez Global Director, Lean Manufacturing and Culture, Ford Motor Company 

Lorna Hernandez Vice President, HR, Ricoh 


Luis G. Lobo   Executive Vice President, Head of Multicultural Banking, BB&T

Luis SantosAttorney, Ford & Harrison LLP

Manny Velásquez-ParedesDirector, Student Affairs, University of North Florida

Michelle Martinez Reyes Chief Relations Officer, Kelley Kronenberg 

Myriam Vidalon Senior Vice President Diversity, Talent and Culture, NielsenIQ

Neddy Perez Chief Global Diversity & Inclusion Officer, McCormick & Company

Noe Del Bosque Director of Plant Operations, UT Health East Texas 

Pablo Zurzolo Vice President, Americas Marketing, Tech Data Corporation 

Dr. Peter Fuentes Chief Dental Officer, LIBERTY Dental Plan 

Pilar Ortiz International Speaker, Author & Coach, US National Speakers Association 

Sandra Campos Former CEO, DVF, Founder of Fashion Launchpad, Investor, Diane Von Furstenberg 

Registration for The 6th Annual Latino Leadership Conference is currently open and can be purchased starting at $149 at For more information about this event please contact: Emily Pickett at

About the Council for Latino Equity Council   The Council for Latino Workplace Equity is a resource and platform to foster workplace equity for Latino talent. It highlights the pertinent issues concerning Latinos in the workplace in order to advance equal opportunities and incite change within organizations. For information about the CLWE is available at

Media Contact  Katrina GlennCommunications SupervisorNational Diversity Council

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