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May 2016

Women of ALPFA Day Opens Convention! 

Meet the Women of ALPFA, the premier and most popular initiative of our organization. The programming includes workshop options for professionals and students at all levels to immerse in a celebration of Latina Leadership.

The day opens with an engaging WOA Breakfast followed by your choice of three dynamic sessions:

1.    The Best Career Advice I Never Got

2.    Power Up and Make Yourself Sponsor Ready

3.    Expanding Latina Representation in the Boardroom

The Mainstage Women of ALPFA Luncheon focuses on Paving the Future of Latina Power in the U.S. Meet and mingle with recipients of The Woman of ALPFA Award, Latina Excellence Award, and the new Nascent Star Award.

Watch upcoming issues of Convention News and be ready for announcements of special experiences planned throughout the day. Register for Convention today at


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*NEW* Premium Leadership Training Options

Executive Leadership

Management Leadership

Thought-provoking. Unconventional. Practical. 

This 2-day program equips leaders with techniques, frameworks and practical tools you can apply immediately to tap into and realize your full leadership potential.

Learn the ‘in’s and out’s’ of Emotional Intelligence and Maximizing your Mental Agility—the strategic rationale, design requirements and critical insights to work with and through others to drive organizational success as well as assess opportunities and risks in multiple contexts. 

A Certificate of Completion will be issued by the University of Texas-Austin to each participant at the conclusion of the 2-day Executive Leadership Development program. Lunch will be provided.


  • Erika Gonzalez-Lima, PhD
  • Art Markman, PhD

Why McCombs School of Business?

  • More current S&P 500 CEO’s than any other public business school
  • Core Purpose: To transform lives for the benefit of society

Core Objectives:

  • Build stronger relationships to succeed at work and achieve career and personal goals
  • Learn to turn knowledge and understanding of causes into more powerful thinking
  • Train the mind to re-use old ideas to be consistently more creative
  • Improve the quality of what you remember by actively managing the quality of what you learn

Additional Registration:

  • Senior Level Managers with 15+ years of experience and 7 years of management experience
  • Professional Gold & Platinum members
    … $995
  • Silver, Basic, and Non-members
    … $1,200

When you register, be sure to select:

  1. (Premium and Optional Workshops)
  2. (Leadership Development Training)
  3. (Executive Leadership Development)


Engagement. Skill building.

Gain the key knowledge and tools to unleashing your potential while we empower you to achieve higher levels of performance.

This two-day program of intense sessions, deliberately designed through a Hispanic lens and facilitated by our ALPFA Solutions team, challenges participants to critically assess their own strengths and weaknesses and provides a platform for the participants to develop their executive presence and presentation skills. 

By the end of this training, you will be able to highlight key differences between being a Hispanic executive and being an executive who happens to be Hispanic.

Attendees will earn 16 CEUs and be presented a Certificate of Completion by ALPFA Solutions. Lunch will be provided.


  • Raymond Arroyo, President ALPFA Solutions
  • Diane Craig – World-renowned trainer, Managing Director
  • Betsy Silva Hernandez – Highly effective trainer, Managing Director

Why ALPFA Solutions?

  • ALPFA Solutions provides leadership development services and programs to fully address the unique professional development needs of Latino professionals
  • Core Purpose: To create stronger Latino leaders who deliver greater value for their companies, our nation, and society at large

Core Objectives:

  • Acquire new leadership and managerial skills
  • Better understand strengths and how to leverage them
  • Shift thinking from functional and operational to strategic mindset
  • Become a better candidate for internal pipeline into executive roles

Additional Registration:

  • For mid-level managers with 7-14 years of experience and 3+ years of management experience
  • Professional Gold & Platinum members
    … $695
  • Silver, Basic, and Non-members
    … $950

When you register, be sure to select:

  1. (Premium and Optional Workshops)
  2. (Leadership Development Training)
  3. (Management Leadership Development)





 Register Now!


#ALPFA Convention Awards 
Nominations Close Midnight May 31

ALPFA’s Annual Awards Ceremonies are the highlight of the Convention experience. The first presented are Women of ALPFA and Chapter of the Year awards on Saturday. Next, presentation of Student of the Year award and Scholarship recipients at the Scholarship Luncheon are made on Monday. The celebration continues through the GALA giving us a chance to celebrate throughout the convention. These award recipients are people and chapters who are enhancing the Latino experience. They help us recognize, empower, and create visibility for our community’s most inspiring students and professionals.

Take a moment to recognize someone special to you today. It only takes a few minutes. You do not need to be a member of ALPFA to make a nomination.

Start here:

Who Will YOU Meet at Convention?
Meet ALPFA's Incoming Board of Directors!

Apply for Nomination Today.

ALPFA’s Board of Directors announced announced the open call for Board Candidate Applications from May 10 to June 15, 2016. ALPFA Governance & Nominations Committee will announce their slate of recommended Candidates June 20.

Nominate someone or yourself for a position here:


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ALPFA -- Empowering Latino Leaders

ALPFA supports over 72,000 Latino students, professionals, and entrepreneurs through more than 40 professional chapters and 160 student chapters at major colleges and universities nationwide. 

ALPFA’s mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy

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