DEIB practitioners experience a sense of frustration and isolation, believing their work is crucial, yet doubting their organization’s full commitment.
Like many Latino leaders, Ignite graduate Lydia Lachino-Ramirez shares her professional expertise with her community, many of whom work in Hood River, Oregon’s large agricultural workforce.
With 29 years of experience as a psychologist, life coach, and athlete, I’m always exploring how I can deepen my understanding of the profound connections between discomfort, pain, stress, clarity, power, strength, and pride.
In her first contributed article for the Fast Company Executive Board, Joelle Martinez writes that bridging the opportunity gap and fostering the growth of the Latino economy isn’t just a moral imperative; it’s a sound business strategy.
Nearly 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities are designated as current or emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI). With 31% of the Latino population under the age of 18 and Latino enrollment in higher education surpassing the growth rate of any other ethnic identity or racial group, institutions of higher learning across the U.S. are preparing for future enrollment that is increasingly Latino.
U.S. Latinos are the second fastest-growing racial-ethnic group in the country, and it is more important than ever to have access to accurate and reliable data about this population. Below, we share some key data about U.S. Latinos, covering a range of topics from...
Santo Alvarez steps into the hallways of CEC Early College at 6:45 a.m. where his daily, 12-hour sprint begins. Through careful planning, agile decision-making, and community connection, Santo forwards his personal mission to build success across generations.
Ignite graduates Tamara Vigil and Emilia Felix joined Mike De la Rosa, LLI Fellowship graduate, for a roundtable with MFHA – The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance, a network of some of the largest companies in the industry. Joelle Martinez facilitated a rich and candid conversation about their experiences in leadership.
Diane Garcia, LLI graduate, is shattering glass ceilings as the Chief People Officer at Congruex. With less than 1% of Latinas in executive roles among 12.8 million in the U.S. workforce, Diane’s unique perspective is crucial for future growth.
Is this my time? Am I the right person? Joelle Martinez, LLI President & CEO, sits down with Greg Cunningham, MBA, Chief Diversity Officer of U.S. Bank, and Faith Salie, CBS Sunday Morning and NPR, for a candid and relatable conversation about the complexity of authentically leading in positions of power and influence