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Rebeca Cruz Esteves. Associate Director, Communications & Professional Networks, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Rebeca Cruz-Esteves has devoted her career to creating a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and prepared workforce through partnering on initiatives with the nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors.

Jennylee Ramos. Assistant Director for Programs and Marketing in the Office of Student Activities at Temple University

Jennylee Ramos currently works as the Assistant Director for Programs and Marketing in the Office of Student Activities at Temple University. Jennylee Ramos is a proud two time alumnae of Temple University. She earned her Bachelor's in Business Marketing from the Fox School of Business. In 2018, Jennylee Ramos completed her Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management from the School of Tourism and Hospitality.

Yocasta Lora. Associate State Director for Community Outreach at AARP Pennsylvania

Yocasta Lora is the Associate  State Director for Community Outreach at AARP Pennsylvania. She leads program development and implementation, volunteer management, local advocacy, and strategic partner relationships in order to create accessible and safe communities for people of all ages.

Amaris Hernandez Padgett. Senior Systems Analyst at Philadelphia Energy Solutions

Amaris Hernandez is an Information Systems professional, working out of the Delaware Valley for over 13 years. Amaris is a Philadelphia native, and participated in the Pennsylvania Ballet for ten years in productions throughout the city. She attended Central High School, and then earned a Bachelors of Science in Information Systems and Technology from Drexel University.

Nilsa R. Graciani, PhD. Director of STEM and Medical Assisting, Esperanza College of Eastern University

Nilsa R. Graciani, Ph.D. joined the team at Esperanza College in July 2011 as an Adjunct Professor. In October 2013 she assumed the position of Director for Middle Level Education, Math and Science, and currently serves as the Director of STEM and Medical Assisting.

Yashira "Yaya" Marie Rivera. Events/Non-Traditional Revenue Coordinator at 900AM WURD

Yashira is a passionate entrepreneur, designer, activist, blogger, event coordinator, philanthropist and marketing/social media guru. She is currently the Events and Non-Traditional Revenue Coordinator at WURD Radio, the only independently owned African American radio station in Pennsylvania. Yashira is the blogger of personal lifestyle blog M0ntage.com (soon to be YashiraRivera.com), a website that displays motivational stories, interviews, and volunteerism to help readers boost their confidence.