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The Ultimate Source for Latino Board Talent

LCDA is focused on accelerating Hispanic/Latino placement on corporate boards by:

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Growing Demand

LCDA is moving the needle by serving as an advocate and a resource for board placement. 

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Growing Supply

The Latino Corporate Directors Educational Foundation's (LCDEF) BoardReady Institute (BRI) is positioning and growing the pool of highly credentialed Hispanic/Latino executives.

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Raising Awareness

LCDA produces original research, engages media, and hosts exclusive programming.

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LCDA's work is critically needed. The exceedingly low levels of Latinos on boards is unacceptable in 2017, especially when there are qualified Latinos to fill those seats. We need to govern for growth with the future in mind. Board diversity is good for business, makes boards stronger, and reduces group-think.
Mary Jo White Mary Jo White, Former SEC Chair
LCDA is playing a critical role in changing perceptions and advancing highly qualified Latino directors. "Great work that you are doing here, not only changing the composition of corporate America on boards, but to some degree, the complexion, it is about the insights and thoughts that so many people of different backgrounds can bring.
Oscar Munoz Oscar Munoz, CEO - United Airlines
We have an incredible opportunity to help corporate America, when we get in the room our contributions are going to be even more massive than what anyone expected by giving us a chance.
Bernard J. Tyson Bernard J. Tyson, Late Chairman & CEO - Kaiser Permanente | 2018 LCDA Corporate Visionary Awardee

Our Impact

A Year Of Impact

LCDA Is About Action and Results

By every measure, 2022 was our single most impactful year, with greater results than the previous 4 years combined. This level of accomplishment was the result of steady, strategic growth alongside the LCDA and Foundation Boards of Directors, and the support of our members and sponsors who made our immense progress possible.

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Esther Aguilera, CEO, Latino Corporate Directors Association and Luis Ubiñas, Former President, Ford Foundation speak about the importance of Latino representation at the executive level with Bloombergs James Ellis at the Bloomberg Equality Summit. (Source: Bloomberg)

Recent News

Los Angeles Times: Companies say they want diversity. So why are Latinos left off corporate boards?

Los Angeles Times article where LCDA President and CEO, Esther Aguilera, and LCDA...

WSJ: People of Color Fill One Out of Five Corporate Board Seats for the First Time

Racial and ethnic minorities now hold 20% of all board seats at the nation’s...

Reuters: Minority directors reach milestone 20% of Russell 3000 board seats

Still, most minority groups hold a smaller share of board seats than their share...

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