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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…

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Episode 3: Maria Contreras-Sweet – Latina Power

The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration under President Obama and highly successful business executive, joins Marco Davis on “Here to Lead” to discuss the state of Latino economic advancement and how we can inspire Latinas across America to confront gender stereotypes and lead an empowered life for themselves and their community.
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Episode 2: Pedro Pizarro – Strength in Diversity

On this episode of “Here to Lead,” Marco Davis talks with Pedro Pizarro, President and CEO of Edison International, one of the nation's largest electric utilities, about how his values and Latino perspective have shaped his life of service, both within the corporate world and advising government leaders, and the need for diverse leaders and a cooperative global response to solve today’s most pressing challenges, including COVID-19 and climate change.
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Episode 1: Oscar Muñoz – Proof, Not Promise

In our inaugural episode of “Here to Lead”, CHCI President & CEO and host of the podcast, Marco A. Davis is joined by businessman and Executive Chairman (and most recent CEO) of United Airlines Holdings, Inc., Oscar Muñoz to talk about his life’s journey of challenge and hard-earned success, corporate America’s responsibility to the Latino community, and ultimately his personal philosophy on leading with simple honesty and dedication.
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Latino Leader Julián Castro Among Honorees at CHCI 43rd Annual Awards Gala Featuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congressman José Serrano, Major General Angie Salinas, Alicia Menendez

Washington, D.C., September 3, 2020 – Julián Castro, former presidential candidate and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development will be among the nation’s distinguished honorees at CHCI’s 43rd Annual Awards Gala on Monday, September 21. Castro, who also served…

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100 High School Students Meet with Members of Congress, Participate in Virtual Leadership Development Program. CHCI Provides Leadership Experience for 100 Students from Around the Nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. September 2, 2020 – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premiere Latino leadership development organization, hosted 100 students from across the country for its 10th annual R2L NextGen program. Despite COVID-19 prohibiting students from traveling to…

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CHCI Announces New Advisory Council Members For 2020-2021

Washington, DC, July 27, 2020 – Today, The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced its newest cohort of Advisory Council members for 2020-2021 which include Members of Congress and leaders at Fortune 500 companies and national nonprofit organizations representing an array of industries including the finance, tech, media, and labor sectors. The 40+ CHCI Advisory Council members support the organization with resources and expertise, helping to provide strategic input and guidance.
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