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Juana Bordas

President of Mestiza Leadership International & Founder of the National Hispana Leadership Institute

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Juana Bordas Biography

Juana Bordas emigrated to the U.S. from Nicaragua on a banana boat. The youngest daughter in a family of eight, she was the first to go to college. Upon graduating, she joined the Peace Corps and worked in the barrios of Santiago, Chile. Bordas later received the Franklin Williams Award from the Peace Corps for her life -long commitment to advancing communities of color.

Bordas was a founder and executive director of Denver’s Mi Casa Women’s Center. Today, Mi Casa is is the largest Hispanic serving organization in Colorado. She was founding President of the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI). In 2001 she founded the Circle of Latina Leadership to prepare the next generation of leaders. For her extensive work with Latinas, she was commended by Latina Style Magazine for creating “a Nation of Latina Leaders.”

Bordas was the first Latina faculty for the Center for Creative Leadership and taught in The Leadership Development Program – the most highly utilized executive training program in the world. She has designed, developed, and implemented leadership programs for national nonprofits, corporations, and government agencies across the country. She has lead The Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers since its founding teaching 13 classes and working with over 350 young leaders.

Her book "Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age" won the International Latino Book Award for leadership in 2008 and is utilized in over 150 Universities. In 2014 her book "The Power of Latino Leadership" was recognized with the Nautilus Award for Best Multicultural book and the International Latino Award for leadership. In 2015 she contributed to the new edition of Peter Drucker’s, "Five Most Important Questions: Enduring Wisdom for Today’s Leaders."

She served as advisor to Harvard’s Hispanic Journal on Public Policy, the Kellogg National Fellows Program, as board vice chair of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, and a trustee of the International Leadership Association (ILA). Bordas received an honorary doctorate from Union University in 2009 and received the Life-Time Achievement Award from ILA in 2019. She is the first Latina honored with this prestigious award which has been received by Warren Bennis, Robert Greenleaf, Peter Drucker, James McGregor Burns, and Margaret Wheatley.

Bordas was selected as a Wise Woman Award by the National Center for Women’s Policy Studies and is in the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2009 the Denver Post and the Colorado Women’s Foundation named her the Colorado Unique Woman of the Year. In 2017 she was selected by the National Diversity Council as one of the Most Influential and Powerful Latinos in America. Currently She serves as the founding president of Lideramos - The National Alliance of Latino Leadership which has as its mission to enhance and expand the number of leadership programs serving Latinos in the US. Her vision is to empower Latinos to be leaders of the 21st Century as they become one in three Americans.

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The Power Of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion And Contribution

The Power Of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion And Contribution

Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age

Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age

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President of Mestiza Leadership International & Founder of the National Hispana Leadership Institute

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Juana Bordas Biography

Juana Bordas emigrated to the U.S. from Nicaragua on a banana boat. The youngest daughter in a family of eight, she was the first to go to college. Upon graduating, she joined the Peace Corps and worked in the barrios of Santiago, Chile. Bordas later received the Franklin Williams Award from the Peace Corps for her life -long commitment to advancing communities of color.

Bordas was a founder and executive director of Denver’s Mi Casa Women’s Center. Today, Mi Casa is is the largest Hispanic serving organization in Colorado. She was founding President of the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI). In 2001 she founded the Circle of Latina Leadership to prepare the next generation of leaders. For her extensive work with Latinas, she was commended by Latina Style Magazine for creating “a Nation of Latina Leaders.”

Bordas was the first Latina faculty for the Center for Creative Leadership and taught in The Leadership Development Program – the most highly utilized executive training program in the world. She has designed, developed, and implemented leadership programs for national nonprofits, corporations, and government agencies across the country. She has lead The Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers since its founding teaching 13 classes and working with over 350 young leaders.

Her book "Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age" won the International Latino Book Award for leadership in 2008 and is utilized in over 150 Universities. In 2014 her book "The Power of Latino Leadership" was recognized with the Nautilus Award for Best Multicultural book and the International Latino Award for leadership. In 2015 she contributed to the new edition of Peter Drucker’s, "Five Most Important Questions: Enduring Wisdom for Today’s Leaders."

She served as advisor to Harvard’s Hispanic Journal on Public Policy, the Kellogg National Fellows Program, as board vice chair of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, and a trustee of the International Leadership Association (ILA). Bordas received an honorary doctorate from Union University in 2009 and received the Life-Time Achievement Award from ILA in 2019. She is the first Latina honored with this prestigious award which has been received by Warren Bennis, Robert Greenleaf, Peter Drucker, James McGregor Burns, and Margaret Wheatley.

Bordas was selected as a Wise Woman Award by the National Center for Women’s Policy Studies and is in the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2009 the Denver Post and the Colorado Women’s Foundation named her the Colorado Unique Woman of the Year. In 2017 she was selected by the National Diversity Council as one of the Most Influential and Powerful Latinos in America. Currently She serves as the founding president of Lideramos - The National Alliance of Latino Leadership which has as its mission to enhance and expand the number of leadership programs serving Latinos in the US. Her vision is to empower Latinos to be leaders of the 21st Century as they become one in three Americans.

Juana Bordas Videos

  • Live the Dream - A Message from Juana Bordas
  • Latinas LEAD Virtual Leadership Series - Juana Bordas and Latina...
    Latinas LEAD, a program of the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) exists to strengthen the leadership development of Latinas so they can...
  • Leadership Perspectives Webinar: Latino Leadership with Juana Bordas
    In this Leadership Perspectives webinar hosted by the International Leadership Association, Juana Bordas discussed Latino Leadership and what it...

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  • How to book Juana Bordas?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Juana Bordas for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Juana Bordas, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Juana Bordas or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Juana Bordas?

    Booking fees for Juana Bordas, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Juana Bordas, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Juana Bordas?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Juana Bordas for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Juana Bordas for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Juana Bordas or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Juana Bordas or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Juana Bordas is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Juana Bordas for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Juana Bordas generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Alvarado, Dolores Huerta, Sylvia Acevedo, Maria Echaveste and Olga Custodio. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Juana Bordas for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Juana Bordas Speaker Videos

  • Live the Dream - A Message from Juana Bordas
    Latinas LEAD Virtual Leadership Series - Juana Bordas and Latina Leadership
    Latinas LEAD, a program of the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) exists to strengthen the leadership development of Latinas so they can drive social change. Community driven and powered...
  • Leadership Perspectives Webinar: Latino Leadership with Juana Bordas
    In this Leadership Perspectives webinar hosted by the International Leadership Association, Juana Bordas discussed Latino Leadership and what it takes to lead a diverse and vibrant people who hail...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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