Betty is the co-founder of Latina Circle (www.latinacircle.com), a non-profit social venture advancing and championing Latinas into positions of leadership, influence and impact. Our mission is to connect, mentor, and champion Latina leaders, share best practices, and provide them with a network of professional support. Latina Circle convenes leadership programming aimed at preparing Latina leaders to advance into executive and political positions. Latina Circle has received awards for its launch of Amplify Latinx as GK10’s Equity Changing Ideas, State Street Corporation Latina American Professional Group (LAPG) and Ms. JD Magazine.
Amplify Latinx (www.amplifylatinx.co) is a non-partisan, collaborative movement whose mission is to build Latinx economic and political power by significantly increasing Latinx civic engagement and representation in leadership positions across sectors. Amplify Latinx was launched by the Latina Circle, a Boston-based network that is advancing Latina leaders across industries into positions of power and influence. As co-founder, Betty oversees all aspects of the organization’s strategy, programming and partnerships.
Our signature events provide a platform and inclusive space for leaders and members of the Latinx community to come together for open dialogue about the many issues that impact our communities to collectively develop and work together toward solutions.
Diversity on Boards
Betty is a passionate advocate for diversity on boards and corporate leadership. She is a member of The Boston Club, which is focused on advancing women on to corporate boards and she frequently mentors and recommends women leaders for boards, commissions and recognitions.
Advancing Women of Color Should Be A Key Factor In A Company’s Strategy
Leading with Intent: 2017 National Index of Non-Profit Board Practices
The Boston Foundation
Diversity in the Practice of Law: Moving it Forward