Marieli Colon-Padilla selected by Latino Leaders Magazine as “Ones to Watch”

WASHINGTON — Marieli Colon-Padilla, incoming Chair of the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) and a 2006 Executive Leadership Program graduate, was selected by Latino Leaders Magazine as one of the “Ones to Watch” in their Inspired Leaders inaugural issue. The December/January issue features 20 Latinos under 40 as rising stars.

“I am honored to have been selected as a rising star by one of the top magazines for Latinos in this country,” said Colon-Padilla. “I share this recognition with the National Hispana Leadership Institute, who provided me with the tools, support and opportunities to continue to effectively contribute to the advancement of our community.”

NHLI is the premier executive leadership organization preparing Latinas for positions of national and international influence, public policy impact and to contribute to the advancement of the Hispanic community. Its mission is to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship building and community activism. Since its founding in 1987, NHLI has developed hundreds of Latina leaders who have become elected officials, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, executives at non-profits and powerful decision makers.

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