Juana's Past Events

Juana Bordas Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Tour 2014

Juana Bordas Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Tour 2014 Each year, Americans Celebrate The National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Latinos and Americans celebrate histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15. This is significant because September 15 is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18, respectively.

The Cosmic Race: The Evolution of Multicultural Consciousness (interview)

inspiring women summit

This interview is part of the Inspiring Women Summit, a global teleseries where you can learn from some of the most potent speakers, artists, activists and visionaries about how to lead an extraordinary life.

For more information, please visit http://inspiringwomensummit.com/feature/Juana-Bordas


Latin Life Radio Interview

June 26.

Latinlife Denver logo

Join Juana Bordas and Latin Life Denver in this emission where the talk will be about Juana’s Award Winning Book “The Power of Latino Leadership”.

Soon we will post the link where you can listen to her  interview....

Las Comadres Teleconference

June 16.     8PM EST / 7PM CST/6PM MST

Las Comadres Teleconference

Las Comadres Teleconference

Join Juana Bordas with Comprades and Comadres next Monday June 16th.
Listen to a 15 minutes interview with Las Comadres around: Christina Bejarano author of The Latina AdvantageJuana Bordas author of The Power of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion, and ContributionElizabeth Escobedo author of From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front; and Jim Estrada author of The ABCs and Ñ of America’s Cultural Evolution

Click here to register for teleconference




The International Latino Book Awards, Las Vegas

June 27 – 28 Las Vegas
International Latino Book Awards

Award Winning Author Logo.

Award Winning Author Logo.

Juana Bordas is attending The International Latino Book Awards, now in it’s 16th year. These awards are presented by Latino Literacy Now in partnership with Las Comadres para las Americas and the Instituto Cervantes. Since the Awards were founded over a thousand books have been honored.

Juana Bordas is one of the nominees with her already award winning book “The Power of Latino Leadership. Inclusion, Community and Contribution” The Awards, already the largest awards in the USA celebrating achievements in Latino literature, are leading a wave of cultural and economic development within the Latino community.

Write to Juana and wish her Good Luck on this important event!

International Latino Book Awards 2013 winners

International Latino Book Awards 2013 winners

The institutions that supports these important book awards are:

Latino Literacy Now is a nonprofit co-founded by Edward James Olmos to promote literacy within the community in all forms: educational, financial, and reading. Since 1997 atotal of 52 Latino Book & Family Festivals have been held around the USA within a combined attendance of 880,000. We also conduct the Latino Books into Movies Awards in aneffort to increase the number of Latino themed films that are produced.

Las Comadres para las Americas, a nonprofit organization, is an internationally known Latinoorganization empowering women to be actively engaged in the growing Latino communities through online and face to face networks. Our mission is connecting and empoweringLatinas everywhere through community building/networking, cultural preservation and celebration, learning, and technology.

Instituto Cervantes is a nonprofit organizationcreated by the Spanish government in 1991. Its mission is to promote the teaching of Spanish and to contribute to the advancement of the culture of Spanish speaking countries. Instituto Cervantes is present on five continents with more than 50 centers spread out across many different countries.


Wenatchee Valley College Commencement Speaker

June 12 – 13 Washington State.
Wenatchee Valley College Speaker

Juana Bordas was invited to be the Speaker at the Wenatchee Valley College Commencement for the 2014 class. She wants to motivate and inspire this new
generation of leaders that are helping forging a new and refreshing America.

As a strong latino leader, Juana Bordas believes that Latinos are infusing America with a community spirit, a deeper sense of service, and a global purpose.Juana Bordas, best-selling author and Latino culture and leadership expert, believes that Latinos are infusing America with a community spirit, a deeper sense of service, and a global purpose.

Wells House, Wenatchee, Washington.

Wells House, Wenatchee, Washington. Built in 1909  Now operated by Wenatchee Valley College and owned by an alumni group.

Wenatchee Valley College, or WVC, is a two-year community college located in Wenatchee, Washington, United States. The college provides students with adult education classes, certifications, and 2-year Associate Degrees. The college provides high-quality transfer, liberal arts, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education for students of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds.

WVC is focused mainly on:

• Educational Achievement
• Support for Learning
• Responsiveness to Local Needs
• Diversity and Cultural Enrichment


CHCI board meeting

 CHCI logoCHCI board meeting

Juana Bordas attended the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) board meeting on May 7th, 2014.  The CHCI was created to develop the next generation of Latino leaders with a clear vision of a strong America. This is beeing possible with the many contributions of educated and civic-minded Latino leaders engaged in and contributing to all aspects of U.S. society.


Today CHCI is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development organization in the country....

Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention

Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention

May 10 – Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention

Utah Hispanics show their unity and celebrate their business success

Three Hundred and fifty savvy Latino entrepreneurs gathered for the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention. The event celebrated the launch of Juana’s book The Power of Latino Leadership. Wells Fargo bought 350 complimentary copies for participants making Utah the “hot bed” of Latino leadership....

Latinas First Foundation Luncheon

Latinas First Foundation

May 3 – Denver, Colorado

Latinas First FoundationJuana was recognized as a trailblazer at the Latinas First Foundation Luncheon. “I am honored to be included with such a distinguished and dedicated group of Latinas who have forged new pathways and made Denver a great city!”...

Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers (YHCA)

Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers (YHCA)

April 22 – 24, 2013 – Houston, Texas

Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers (YHCA)

Juana Bordas front row center with Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers – 6th class

This is the 7th YHCA class Juana has lead! This dynamic program was created by the Hispanic Association for Corporate Responsibility in 2007. YHCA recognizes young Hispanics in Corporate America who have shown leadership qualities within their respective corporations and have demonstrated a proven commitment to the Hispanic community. For more information, please click here....

Latina Style Business Series

Latina Style Business Series

April 18 – Dallas, Texas

Juana and Olga LopezJuana was the keynote speaker for the Latina Style Business Series. Attended by hundreds of Latina professionals, Juana’s message was received enthusiastically: “Latinos will be the architects of a new America, one with diversity at its core. We are charged to educate our youth and to continue integrating immigrants into our country.”

Juana and Olga Lopez – district manager for Wells Fargo Banks in Houston gave dynamic presentations and are proud to display their “Latina Style.”...

Hispanic Leadership Institute

Hispanic Leadership Institute

March 23 – Phoenix, Arizona

Hispanic Leadership InstituteValle del Sol celebrated 25 years of providing leadership development programs for Latinos across Arizona. Juana designed and implements a one day retreat for participants. Team-building, collaborative leadership, Hispanic culture, and personal style are all part of this dynamic day....

A Woman’s Place at The Museum of the New South

Charlotte, North Carolina's Woman of the Year event, "A Woman's Place"

March 7 – 8 – Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina's Woman of the Year event, "A Woman's Place"On March 7th, Juana joined the Museum to celebrate Charlotte’s “Woman of the Year” event entitled A Woman’s Place. The event explores the evolving roles of women in the New South and celebrates their outstanding accomplishments.

Juana led a seminar with community members the next day entitled: De Colores: Leading in a Multicultural Community. The seminar recognizes the changing demographics in Charlotte and the growing Latino population that is creating a diverse and colorful community.

For more information: http://www.museumofthenewsouth.org...

The 11th session of the Latino Leadership Development Program

The Latino Leadership Development Program

February 24 – 28 – Evergreen, Colorado

The Latino Leadership Development Program

The Latino Leadership Development Program

The Latino market is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. economy expanding four times the rate of the overall U.S. market.  Today Latinos represents over a Trillion dollars in purchasing power – growing at nearly twice the rate of the general population. Tapping into and building consumer confidence with the Latino community is critical for any organization’s future growth and viability. Developing the potential of their Latino talent will be the key to this endeavor.

The Latino Leadership Development Program is uniquely designed to assist Latinos advance in their organization and maximize their cultural assets. The LLDP brings together experienced and talented Hispanic professionals who offer mid-level to senior-level Latino managers the highest quality Leadership Assessment and Development Program in America.  For more information: www:mestizaleadership.com...

Mennonite Health Assembly and Education Leaders

Mennonite Health Assembly and Education Leaders

February 14 – 15 – Orlando, Florida

Learning to Be a LeaderJuana inspired the Mennonite Health Assembly and Education Leaders with her presentation “How Diversity Awakens Imagination.” Over 400 leaders gather to discuss inclusion in board governance and work with Juana on how to expand the diversity vision of the Mennonite Assembly....