Founder & CEO, Latina Leadership Academy


Amy Williams, Esq.
Chief Operating Officer - AB Unlimited
Laura Mather
VP Relationship Manager - Wells Fargo
Araceli Almazan, Esq.
Litigator - Stephenson Acquisto & Colman
Carmen Hall
CEO - Golden Rules Resources, LLC
Feliza Ortiz-Licon, PhD
Senior Director, Education - NCLR
Pamela Velarde, MBA
Senior Manager - Global Marketing Mattel
Jules Martinez Hurst
President - Etiquette Consulting Inc.
Evangeline Serna
Vice President - Popular Community Bank
Erika Estrada, MPA
Contract Administration Manager - LAC MTA
Blodgie Rodriguez
Realtor - Paramount Real Estate
Julie Farias
KABC-TV - Marketing Coordinator
Tammy Membreno
Executive Director - Barrio Action Youth and Family Center
Leticia Rodriguez, MSEE
Electronic Lead - Honeywell International
Rose Sauceda
President - NLBWA-LA
Regina Talamantez, PE
Owner - RT Engineering & Associates, Inc.
Dede Aguayo, MBA
Director - Business Development MIQ
Paula Nava, MBA, PHR
HR Manager - TTelectronics
Carmen Bermudez-Bracy
Principal Analyst - Metropolitan Water
Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo
Director of External Affairs - AT&T
Josefa Salinas
Director, Community Affairs - Clear Channel
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2014 Graduates Testimonials


"Words Can't Describe How Amazing This Program Is..

From the curriculum to the breadth of knowledge Dr. Davidds has and all the facilitators possess, this program is unmatched.  The format is unique because it incorporates different teaching methods that emphasize the importance of hard and soft skills in leadership all while employing an interactive approach that makes this curriculum come to life.  Without a doubt, this program is absolutely amazing."





"The Leadership Framework Used Throughout The Program Is A Groundbreaking, Research Based Framework...

Dr. Davidds is able to take this framework and leverage her own unique experience to explain how the framework applies to us:  Female Latina Leaders.  What makes this leadership development program truly exceptional and unique is the group of accomplished, inspiring women selected to participate in the program."




The Latina Global Executive Leadership Program Was A Life Changing Opportunity..

Of all the development programs I've participated in, The Latina Global Executive Leadership Program defines a one-of-a-kind opportunity.  Dr. Davidds doesn't stop by providing value-needed development in traditional leadership competencies, she also teaches participants to understand the impact of our culture on us as leaders.  The program has taught me how to better navigate organizational complexities, lead negotiations, manage change, and how to develop the team around me. It has had a have a huge impact on my day-to-day realities."

"I am very honored and grateful to have been selected as a scholarship participant in this program...

It has forever changed my life, both as a professional business owner and in my personal life. I have created new friendships, been empowered to make a difference in our community and through self awareness, I have realigned myself back on my "true path."  The curriculum in this program has opened my eyes to growth and personal development which has forever transformed my life. The most precious part of this program is that I was able to share this life altering experience with other strong influential Latina women whom I will carry within my heart forever....for they are my sisters.

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Emily Preciado-Fonseca

Account Director

Walt Disney Company


Pamela Velarde, MBA

Barbie Global Marketing

Mattel, Inc.





Araceli Almazan, Esq.

Litigation Attorney

Law offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman




Regina Talamantez

Principal Engineer


RT Engineering & Associates, Inc

Graduates Share Their Experience


2014 Alumni Testimonials

2014 Latina Global Executive Leadership Program Graduates


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