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Juana Receives the International Leadership Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award

“I am grateful for all the people who have supported me in bringing leadership practice to diverse communities and to help people understand that in a democracy, leadership is everybody’s business.” Said Juana Bordas upon learning that she will receive The International Leadership Association (ILA) [...]

By | July 6th, 2020|News and Events|

Hispanic Chamber speaker looks to the future

(Article by Thomas Geyer in the Quad-City Times) Over the course of the next decade, the look of America is going to change, says Juana Bordas, the president of Mestiza Leadership International, a company that focuses on leadership, diversity and organizational change. “We know that [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|News and Events|

San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival

Juana joined hundreds of writers in magical San Miguel, Mexico in February and presented on Becoming Latina by Corazón. Such a gathering of talent and what a culturally beautiful place to learn more about the nuances of good writing.

By | April 29th, 2017|News and Events|

Juana scores a win at GONZAGA

Juana scores a win at GONZAGA and we are not talking basketball! Gonzaga is renowned for its programs that focus on Servant Leadership. Juana did a diversity workshop and a keynoter for their Leadership symposium on March 10th. Go Bulldogs!

By | April 12th, 2017|News and Events|

Juana Keynote Speaker at Latinas LEAD

Latinas LEAD is an initiative of the Latino Community Fund of Colorado. Wonderful to be the keynote for their event in my hometown of Denver and to see the powerful Latinas who are making so many contributions! Sí se puede!

By | April 2nd, 2017|News and Events|

Juana Joins CAMPOS Fellows for 2nd Straight Year

CAMPOS – The Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives in Science - is making great strides at supporting women and communities of color in the STEM fields. Juana joined the CAMPOS fellows for the second year conducting a leadership retreat – UC Davis is [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|News and Events|

National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders

NALCB - the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders – is building the financial base for Latinos. These young Latinos are bright, committed and talented. We gathered in Denver to learn about our leadership styles and the powerful ways Latinos are leading the way [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News and Events|

Dolores Huerta at the Denver Women’s Film Festival

Dolores Huerta is a Latina Icon. Her film Dolores opened the Denver Women’s film festival. At 87 Dolores continues her activism. I was proud do the interview with her after the premiere and to share her amazing story.   Dolores organizing farm workers in [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|News and Events|

Hispanic Heritage month celebration with Cisco Systems

Juana was the keynote speaker for a wonderul celebration that included  food, music, beautiful decorations and inspirational words. The 2016 theme is: Honoring our Heritage - Building our Future The presentation was broadcast to other sites such as Miami, Austin, Costa Rica, and Brazil. Cisco's Hispanic Resource [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|News and Events|

Juana Keynotes the ILA Conference in Lima, Peru

Juana recently keynoted the International Leadership Association’s (ILA) conference in Lima, Peru on August 10-12, 2016. The conference was hosted by La Universidad del Pacifico with the theme Exploring Leadership in Latin America. Juana spoke on the cultural, historical, and political ties that unite Latinos [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|News and Events|