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CHCI Launches Here to Lead Podcast Featuring One-on-One Conversations with Latino Leaders – First Guests Include Oscar Muñoz, Pedro Pizarro, Maria Contreras-Sweet

Washington, D.C., October 6, 2020 – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) launched a podcast titled Here to Lead which will feature some of the nation’s most influential Latino/a leaders in thought-provoking conversations to celebrate Latino achievement, identity, and culture. The Here to Lead host, CHCI President and CEO Marco Davis, will have in-depth and inspiring interviews with leaders on their personal journey, our nation’s most pressing issues, and how Latinos across the country are leading us into a brighter future. The inaugural season includes Oscar Muñoz, Executive Chairman of United Airlines Holdings, Inc., Pedro J. Pizarro, President and CEO of Edison International, the parent company of one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, 24th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (2014-2017). Each episode will also highlight the impact of CHCI’s work and discuss the vital importance of Latino leadership in the United States. Here to Lead is on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Stitcher.

“Here to Lead was created to provide our community with insights into accomplished Latino leaders speaking candidly and sharing their perspectives on leadership, the nation, and what the future holds,” said Marco Davis, CHCI President and CEO. “We’re excited to launch our Here to Lead podcast with the timely and relevant leadership insights of distinguished leaders Oscar Muñoz, Pedro Pizarro, and Maria Contreras-Sweet.”

Here to Lead will feature public officials, corporate executives, policy experts, community advocates, and other thought leaders and serve an audience including Latinos and other Americans who are interested in politics, identity, and current events. Listen and subscribe to Here to Lead here. ExxonMobil is the Presenting sponsor. Innovator sponsors include SHRM, Edison International, and SoftBank.

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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan organization in the country dedicated to developing the next generation of Latino leaders®. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences to outstanding Latino/a/x students and young professionals, and convenes Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, nonprofit advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the nation and the Hispanic community. Visit and follow us @CHCI on social media.

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