Latinas in Higher Education, Inc. is a network of women for women who support one another in any aspect of their careers in higher education. Networking, mentorship, leadership and professional development opportunities allow us to lift as we climb whether we are veterans in the field, new to the field or interested in getting into the field. Whatever your level or status, LHE is the community for you.
Latinas in Higher Education, Inc. was founded by Rosann Santos.
Rosann started this group as a way to give back to members of her sorority. She wanted to provide mentorship opportunities for women who work in higher education or would like to dip their toes in the profession. Today the network is open to anyone interested in advancing their competencies in higher education.
Latinas in Higher Education recently announced its 2015-2016 Board of DirectorsBoard of Directors
The mission of Latinas in Higher Education, Inc. is to empower, enlighten and embolden women in professional endeavors within higher education. LHE provides support in the form of mentorship, resume-building consultations and other leadership and professional development opportunities. We build community through our programs and social networking, both in person and online.
Latinas in Higher Education, Inc. will prepare the Hispanic, higher education workforce to
- Be role models for a diverse student body.
- Inspire students to complete college.
- Bring other Latina professionals along as they themselves advance.
Understanding that the U.S. Hispanic population is growing exponentially and predicted to be the largest ethnic group by 2050, Latinas in Higher Education, Inc. aims to provide professional development services for the Latina workforce. LHE will arm these professionals with the training and resources they need to better support the Hispanic population of students attending colleges and universities. LHE wishes to provide the tools necessary for higher education professionals to lift as we climb.