The Hispanic Women's Council is a non-profit, intergenerational organization established in 1988 to promote, support and create opportunities for Hispanic women. Our members are from all walks of life and range in age from 20 to 90. The activities we undertake promote networking, education, and cultural preservation. We also place emphasis on celebrating and documenting the achievements of Hispanic women.

HWC 2019 Board of Directors

Dr. Carmen Samora, President

Dr. Victoria Sanchez, Immediate Past-President

Vangie Samora, Vice President

Raqui Martinez, Treasurer

Lucia Lopez, Secretary

Marissa Elias

Mary Ann Garcia-Word

Eva Gonzales

Kathryn Ramsey

Nicky Ovitt

Major Linda C. Zamora

2018/2019 HWC Scholarship Recipients

HWC 2018 Board of Directors
Lizdebeth Carrasco-Gallardo—JD Law

Stephanie A. Castillo—BA Elementary Education

Monique Gallegos—BS Biology & Spanish

Wendolin Garcia-Martinez—BS Biochemistry

Rebecca Gonzales—MBA Management Information Systems

Natalie Hernandez—BS Biochemistry

Lisa Herrera—MD Doctor of Medicine

Cristela Lozano—BA Psychology

Bernice A. Madrid—MA Organization, Infor mation and Learning Sciences (OILS)

Carlie Rose Marquez—BA Political Science

Amanda M. Martinez—BS Population Health Environmental Science
Trisha Martinez—Ph.D. American Studies

Florencia Monge—Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering<

Kimberly Obando-Rogge—BS Chemical Engineering

Crestencia Pihlaja—BBA Business Management, Administration & Marketing

Alexis Rael—BBS Management Information Systems

Ariana Rodriguez—BA Criminology

Wenonah A. Stevens—MPH Public Health

Irma Vazquez—BS Mechanical Engineering

Lucretia Vigil—MPH Public Health

Rosa Elena Prada Vivas—MA Hispanic Linguistics

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Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce


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