The Present and Future of the Hispanic Community in the United States and the Challenge of Education
We will welcome Ms. Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Ms. Murguía will give a conference titled The Present and Future of the Hispanic Community in the United States and the Challenge of Education.
The introductory remarks will be given by Manuel Muñiz, Dean of the School, Manuel Mª Lejarreta, Secretary General of the Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU., and Daniel Ureña, Chair of the Observatory on US-Hispanic Politics and President of The Hispanic Council.
Calle Serrano 99-101, Madrid 28006, Spain
President and CEO
Janet Murguía is President and CEO of UnidosUS, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Since 2005, Murguía has sought to strengthen UnidosUS's work abd enhace its record of impact as a vital American institution. Murguía has also worked to amplify the Latino voice on issues affecting the Hispanic community such as education, healthcare, immigration, civil rights, and the economy. Murguía has been recognized on numerous occasions for her work. She has been selected twice as one of Washingtonian magazine's "100 Most Powerful Women in Washington" and as one of the NonProfit Times' "Power and Influence Top 50" leaders. Prior to UnidosUS, she worked at the White House, serving as Deputy Assistant to President Clinton, and as Executive Vice-Chancellor for University Relations at the University of Kansas.