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Friday, September 20 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Town Hall Meeting- STATE OF EDUCATION

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This fascinating meeting will offer an overview of the State of Education in the Latino community led by an interactive panel of top professionals. Topics discussed will include Educational Attainment/Workforce Opportunity.

Moderators
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John Moreno-Escobar

LYHEP - ColEF, Social Entrepreneur
John Moreno-Escobar is a successful social entrepreneur, community leader and executive innovator. His passion for education equality and access to higher education for all, motivated him to get involved in several projects. A native “rolo” from Bogotá, Colombia, John founded his own non-profit organization, Latino Youth for Higher Education Program (LYHEP) in 2009, which main mission is to assist immigrant Latino students and families with... Read More →

Speakers
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Dr. Ivonne Diaz Claisse

CEO, HISPA
Ivonne Díaz-Claisse, PhD President & CEO, HISPA   Ivonne Díaz-Claisse is the founder, President and CEO of HISPA, Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement. HISPA is a non-profit 501(c)3 that encourages students’ success by recruiting, supporting and coordinating Latino professionals’ participation in educational programs in the communities where they live and work. Under her... Read More →
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Mary Fernandez

CEO, MentorNet
Mary Fernández is CEO of MentorNet (www.mentornet.org) a mentoring community devoted to encouraging the persistence and success of individuals pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), from the earliest point of interest through every advancement.  Mary spent seventeen years at AT&T Labs Research, most recently as Assistant Vice Present of Information and Software Systems Research.  Mary is an active... Read More →
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Frank Gómez

Strategic Alliances Executive, Educational Testing Services (ETS)
Frank Gómez oversees initiatives to identify and strengthen relations with organizations that are important to Educational Testing Services (ETS), the world’s leading educational assessment and research institution. The nonprofit company scores more than 50 million tests per year, including the SAT, GRE and the Test of English as a Foreign Language. In this capacity, he works with the business units, Marketing and... Read More →
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Miguel A Garcia Jr

President & CEO, National Urban Fellows
From his days as a National Urban Fellow, Miguel Garcia's professional journey has come full circle, leading him back to the institution that provided him with an edge. Throughout his career he has held a variety of leadership and staff roles in the corporate, government, and nonprofit sectors. His focus in the diverse areas of public policy, grantmaking, school-to-work transition, youth leadership development, and education has enabled him to... Read More →
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Dr. Frank D. Sanchez

Vice Chancellor, CUNY (The City University of New York)
In January 2011, Dr. Frank D. Sanchez was appointed as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the City University of New York (CUNY).  Today, CUNY is the largest urban, public university in America serving over 500,000 students across 24 institutions.  For over 20 years Dr. Frank D. Sanchez has worked to advance campus student services, programs and policies aimed at increasing student success and degree completion.  From... Read More →


Friday September 20, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Attendees (25)