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Friday, September 20 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mobilizing Latinos to Academic Achievement

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This panel will focus on obtaining access to higher education for Latinos. We will cover the topics of access, retention and graduation.  We will be discussing financial attainment, resources, scholarships and more to help you succeed in your journey. After all, just getting in is just the start of the journey.

Moderators
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Ximena Hartsock

Adjunct Professor, American University
Ximena Hartsock is a Doctor in Policy studies, educator and entrepreneur.  She has 15 years of experience in education in the US as Assistant Superintendent, school principal, teacher and researcher.   In 2007 Ximena was appointed DC Public Schools Deputy Chief of Teaching and Learning. This position allowed her to expand international education, support instruction for ELLs, expand after school programs, and create... Read More →

Speakers
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Teresita Chavez-Pedrosa

General Counsel, Eventcrowd
Teresita Chavez Pedrosa is a lawyer with a background in journalism. She is interested in every aspect of communications,particularly the effective use of social media and communications law. She is fascinated by how technology and social media are disrupting the legal profession and journalism, and is a dedicated student of developments in these areas. Ms. Chavez Pedrosa regularly lectures on the innovative use of social media and compliance... Read More →
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Mariela Dabbah

Consultant, Author, Speaker, Red Shoe Movement | Latinos in College
Mariela Dabbah is a sought-after corporate consultant, international speaker, award-winning author and media contributor. She specializes in: 1) pipeline development; 2) leadership development; 3) women empowerment. She focuses particularly in diverse employees. Mariela helps companies interested in increasing their ROI by developing, retaining and promoting women and diverse employees to higher decision-making positions in their... Read More →
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Julio Fuentes

President, Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options
Mr. Fuentes, of Cuban descent, received his degree in Business Administration from Iona College in New York. After graduating, he began his career as an Investment Associate with Merrill Lynch from 1990-1992. For the next six years, Mr. Fuentes continued his career on Wall Street as an Investment Banker. Then in 1999, he joined the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce as a Membership Specialist focused on the Hispanic market. During this time, Mr... Read More →
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Jeb Ory

Co-founder and CEO, Phone2Action
I am passionate about international relations, and how our country interacts with others. I think technology is one of the strongest tools the world has to start, and effect, movements.


Friday September 20, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Avenue Suite South

Attendees (20)