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Author: Victoria Villalpando

Over the last 6 years at USHLI, Victoria has gained extensive experience in large-scale event planning. In addition to overseeing all external communications, she Victoria also manages logistics for the #USHLIConference. On her spare time, Victoria also pursues a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University. All opinions are her own.

USHLI Celebrates #GivingTuesday by Raising $25,000

#GivingTuesday

CHICAGO, IL,  NOVEMBER 13 – This #GivingTuesday, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) will celebrate giving by raising $25,000 to build an online leadership curriculum for students in underserved communities.#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.“USHLI is proud to celebrate a day dedicated to…

Recruit Hispanic Leaders at National Career & College Fair

Recruit at a national college fair

Career & College Fair Information Register to recruit at the 37th USHLI National Conference today! Over the last 37 years, the USHLI Conference has become the premier Hispanic leadership conference in the nation, attracting a complete cross-section of our leadership community and involving all ancestry groups. Over 6,000 present and future leaders representing 40 states will attend various events throughout the four days. A 2018 survey of participants found that 89% were 18-34 years of age, 63% identified as female, and 85% were attending or had already completed college. Download our infographic to learn more about our attendees! Schedule Thursday, February 14, 2019…

USHLI Conference Registration is Now Open!

USHLI Conference Registration

USHLI Conference Registration Rates Badge TypeThrough Dec. 8Through Jan. 8Through Feb. 8Student Group (10+)$250$275$300Student Individual$270$295$320Advisor$290$315$340General$330$355$380Please make checks and purchase orders payable to: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, Inc. Our address is 431 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1203, Chicago, IL 60605Full payment must be received by the applicable deadline. If registration fees are not received prior to the applicable deadline, the fee will increase in accordance with the registration pricing schedule. Our online portal also accepts Visa, Discover, and MasterCard. A processing fee (2.5%) will be applied to the subtotal if the account is paid by Credit Card. There is a 5% cancellation penalty if…

USHLI to Launch Flagship Youth Leadership Program

USHLI to Launch Flagship Youth Leadership Program

The USHLI will launch it 2019 Student Leadership Series (SLS) on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at their 37th National Conference. LTC Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Ret., veteran, author, and motivational speaker, will address 3,000 students from the Midwest and set the tone for the conference’s theme, “Defend Democracy: Aquí y Ahora.” Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch is a renowned, charismatic, passionate and influential speaker with a mission to empower the next generation of leaders. Throughout her career, Consuelo has shared her personal knowledge on becoming an effective leader in today’s global marketplace with hundreds of schools, colleges, universities, corporations, and government institutions both…

Submit Your Workshop Proposals for the 37th USHLI Conference!

USHLI Conference Now Accepting Workshop Proposals

Call for Workshop Proposals USHLI’s workshop priorities for the 37th USHLI National Conference will focus on equitable practices, strategies, and innovative methods utilized to create and improve systems and policies that undermine and exclude marginalized communities across the country. We ask that each workshop proposal falls within one of the following areas and subgroups: Undergraduate Workshops Leadership DevelopmentEquityEducationCivic EngagementPublic PolicyAdvocacy through Social Media  Health & Wellness Workforce DevelopmentPathways for Women in Leadership Young Professional Workshops Leadership DevelopmentEquityEducationCivic EngagementPublic PolicyAdvocacy through Social Media  Health & Wellness Career Advancement Women in the Workforce General Guidelines Download our infographic to learn more about…

USHLI Conference to Convene in Chicago

Join us for the USHLI Conference from February 14-17!

About the USHLI National Conference The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), an award-winning national 501(c)(3) organization, will host the 37th USHLI Conference at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel from February 14 -17, 2019. Over the span of four days, participants will attend a series of forums, workshops, and seminars that coincide with the conference’s theme, Defend Democracy: Aquí y Ahora.Over the last 37 years, the USHLI Conference has become the premier Hispanic leadership conference in the nation, attracting a complete cross-section of our leadership community and involving all ancestry groups. Over 6,500 present and future leaders representing 40 states will attend…