An ILA Leadership Perspectives Webinar

Latino Leadership: Promoting diversity, developing people, taking action

Presenter: Juana Bordas

Date: 22 May 2013

Visit the Berrett-Koehler Publishers website or your favorite bookstore to buy the book on which this webinar is based.


By 2050, it is estimated that one in three people in the United States will be Hispanic. There are currently approximately 50 million Latinos in the U.S., and their numbers grew by 43% in the last decade. Join this webinar to embark on a journey to the heart and soul of Latino leadership.

Juana will discuss ten principles that vividly illustrate the inclusive, people-oriented, socially responsible, and collaborative way Latinos have led their communities. Latino leadership is powerful, distinctive, and has lessons for leaders of every background.

Outcome of Attending

  • What it takes to lead a diverse and vibrant people who hail from 22 different countries
  • What leaders of all cultures and ethnicities can learn from how Latinos lead
  • How organizations can leverage the growing Latino workforce and market

Speaker Information

Juana Bordas

Juana Bordas is president of Mestiza Leadership International – a company that focuses on diversity, leadership and organizational change. She is the founding president of the National Hispana Leadership Institute and former faculty member for the Center for Creative Leadership.

Juana was initiated into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, served as vice president of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership and a trustee of the International Leadership Association.  She received Denver’s 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. award for Social Responsibility and  the Leadership Legacy award from Spelman College’s Center for Leadership. In 2009Juana was named Colorado Unique Woman of the Year by the Denver Post and the Colorado Women’s Foundation.

Her book, “Salsa, Soul and Spirit – Leadership for a Multicultural Age,” was awarded the 2008 International Latino Book Award for leadership. Her new book, “The Power of Latino Leadership” is the first comprehensive book on how Latinos lead. For her extensive work with Latinas, she was commended by Latina Style Magazine for creating “A Nation of Latina Leaders.”