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Women's Organizations

Women's Organizations

Moderator: Sara Melendez, National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Inc. (Washington, DC)
Panelists:
Michelle Centeno, NACOPRW President, New York Chapter (Bronx, NY)
Amaris Hernandez, President, NACOPRW Philadelphia Chapter (Philadelphia, PA)
Deborah Lopez, President, NACOPRW Chicago Chapter (Chicago, Ill)

Sara Melendez

Michelle Centeno

Amaris Hernandez

Deborah Lopez

 


Sara Melendez


Michelle Centeno


Amaris Hernandez


Deborah López serves on the board of the newly created National Puerto Rican Agenda. She is the President of the Chicago Chapter of the National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW). Under her leadership the chapter has built a community of women with varied life experiences who believe in social equality, the power of education and the importance of a strong cultural identity. Currently she is contributing with designing a website reflective of the Chapters core values including brand messaging, coining the Chapter tag line Education | Policy | Arts & Culture, to guide their events.

In addition to her volunteer work, Deborah has a record of proven leadership in public affairs; having worked for governmental, non-profit and private institutions. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Arts from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago.