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CHCI’s podcast that honors the incredible accomplishments of American Latinos. Hosted by Marco A. Davis, CHCI President and CEO, the podcast will feature in-depth and inspiring interviews with community leaders on our nation’s most pressing issues, and how Latinos across the country are leading us into a brighter future. A celebration of Latino achievement, identity, and culture, the CHCI podcast will also highlight the impact of the organization’s work and discuss the vital importance of Latino leadership for the United States.

Each 30+ minute episode features an interview with an established Latino/a leader on their personal history and career, and how they are advancing the success of a new generation of Latino leaders. The podcast will explore a wide range of current issues affecting the Latino community and our nation, such as: education, health, economic mobility, and the need for more Latino leadership in the United States Congress and other government roles, the private sector, and the nonprofit world. Podcast interviews will feature policy experts, public officials, corporate executives, community advocates, and thought leaders.

Season One

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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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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Maria Contreras

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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