Hispanic PR pro Mindy Figueroa, president of Latin2Latin Marketing, receives award for Outstanding Philanthropic Work
NEW YORK, NY – Women United in Philanthropy has honored Arminda “Mindy” Figueroa, President and Founder of Latin2Latin Marketing, for her contributions to the United Way.
The event celebrated women who have made a significant impact on their communities through philanthropic giving, advocacy, and volunteerism. All proceeds from the luncheon go to benefit the Women United Fund, which supports United Way of New York City’s youth empowerment initiatives.
Women United in Philanthropy is an all-volunteer group that taps into the power, talent and passion of women to transform our communities. Members are accomplished women leaders who have taken an active role in advancing the work of United Way of New York City. Figueroa, along with the eleven other honorees, was praised at the luncheon for her remarkable efforts through philanthropy and the mark she has made on New York City.
“These women are role models to the community, and we are proud to partner with them,” said Gordon Campbell, President of United Way of New York City. “Their leadership truly changes our city for the better, especially the lives of those who need the most help.”
“The outstanding women being honored today are making a real and significant difference in their communities,” said Melissa Hall, Co-Chair of the Women United in Philanthropy Steering Committee. “By honoring women passionate about giving back through charity, Women United is encouraging a spirit of social investment in the community. I know that Women United will continue to do great work in the years ahead.”
“I think we all recognize the incredible importance of helping New York’s at-risk youth succeed in school and graduate,” said Wilhelmina Manzano, Honoree and member of the Women United Steering Committee. “The fact that we can do it in a way that draws on the skills and talents of women leaders from a number of different backgrounds makes our efforts all the more meaningful.”
A true maverick of the marketing industry, Arminda “Mindy” Figueroa has emerged as a dynamic leader in the traditional, multicultural, direct and digital marketing fields. With more than 20 years of experience and a proven track record in marketing for Fortune 500 companies, Figueroa has built a successful career that focuses on generating awareness of the valuable and essential role of the multicultural market within corporate America.
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