2018 Cohort

Dr. Michelle Taylor

Dir., Institute for Engineering, USC Viterbi

Dr. Julie Mendoza

Consultant, California State University (CSU)

Dr. Lida Jennings

Executive Dir., Teach for America - Los Angeles

Jennell Mimms, ESQ

Deputy Public Defender, L.A. County

Dr. Siari Sosa

Material and Equipment Team Lead, SoCalGas

Rama Ekkad MScEng

Project Executive, Turner Construction

Sachiyo Morimura

Dir., Foreign Exchange Global Markets MUFG Union Bank

Phreda Devereaux, MBA

Dir., Head of Investment Banking, MUFG Union Bank

Kathleen Córdova

Major Projects Compliance & Controls Mgr., SoCalGas

Jennifer Trotter, MA

Senior Public Involvement Specialist

Melissa Aguilar

Senior Recruiter, City of Hope

Renee Vargas, M.S.

Human Resources Business Partner, Insperity

Rochelle McLaurin, MBA

Deputy Dir., Contract and Grant Mgmt., Heluna Health

Shiressa Johnson

VP, Audit Operations, MUFG Union Bank

Melissa Martinez

Executive VP, Intl. Marketing, Global Road

Claudia Keller, MPA

Chief Development Officer, LA Promise Fund

Dawn Belton

Dir., Private Bank Client Services. MUFG Union Bank

Christine Kundly

Storage Process Manager, SoCalGas

Alma Anguiano

Human Resources Director, McDonald's USA, LLC

2018 Leadership

Judy Davidds-Wright

Dir. of Multicultural Women Executive Leadership Program

Bertha Haro, M.S.

Alumni Coach

Patricia Didonato, MBA

Alumni Coach

Pauline Avendano, M.S.

Alumni Coach

Dr. Sandra Calles, PhD

Alumni Coach

Yesenia Gutierrez, MBA

Alumni Coach

Erika Maldonado

Administrative Director