Introducing the Hispanic Leadership Institute Class of 2019

HLILogoValle del Sol is proud to announce the Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI) Class of 2019, comprised of 30 Hispanic professionals from the public, nonprofit and private sectors, who will gain the knowledge and tools to have a positive impact as leaders within their respective organizations and in the community. The Hispanic Leadership Institute is a comprehensive and culturally-relevant leadership program in partnership with ASU. HLI’s mission is to promote the individual development of Hispanics for increased participation in leadership roles.

The curriculum builds from participants’ experiences, emphasizing personal and professional development with sessions focusing on cultural and personal identity; serving on a board; ethics and media training. Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI) Class of 2019 includes:

TanyaAldereteSouthwest Human Development
JessicaBuenoPhoenix Revitalization Corporation
Reggie CarrilloFriendly House/Academia Del Pueblo
StevenChapmanTolleson Union High School District
Felix Delgado IV ASU
BaltazarHernandez Jr.ASU
RobertHerreraWells Fargo
JacobHidalgoWells Fargo
Sabrina HollandSRP
AnaLiconaArizona State Senate
KristalMathewsChicanos Por La Causa
Alicia MorenoValley of the Sun United Way
CarlosNavaAstellas Pharma US
Tanairi Ochoa-Martinez Local First Arizona
LaurenParra Head to Toe Therapy
JuanPedroza Reyes Valle del Sol
TaylorPinedaChicanos Por La Causa
StaphanyRamirezCollege Success Arizona
MarthaRodriguezDRC | Data Recognition Corporation
AshleyRodriguez Be a Leader Foundation
BrachelleSalinas APS
KristopherSeydel City of Phoenix
OlgaTeranAmerican Dream Academy
MariaTorresValle del Sol
MelissaTrujilloLa Causa Construction | CPLC
NicholasVasquezCox Communications

About Hispanic Leadership Institute Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute was established and designed to educate and assist individuals in developing and expanding their leadership skills to take an active role in the community. HLI was founded in 1986 as a partnership between Valle del Sol, Valley of the Sun United Way and South Mountain Community College. In 1994, Valle del Sol and Arizona State University partnered to strengthen and expand the Institute. In 2007, ASU’s College of Public Programs and Valle del Sol joined their efforts to ensure that Hispanic leaders are ready to take their places front and center in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors now and in the years to come.