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NHLI Announces 2011 Mujer Awards Honorees

Oct. 7, 2011


Maria Conttreas Sweet

The National Hispanic Leadership Institute has announced the honorees for the 2011 Mujer awards, to be given at its Executive Leadership Training Conference & Mujer Awards in Los Angeles from Nov. 3-4.

The event pays tribute to the sustained lifetime achievement of exceptional Hispanic women who have served their communities.

The 2011 National Awardee is Maria Contreras Sweet, founding chairman of Promerica Bank and the former secretary of business, transportation and housing for California.

The 2011 Regional Awardees are Gloria Molina, supervisor, Los Angeles County, and former California state assemblywoman and Los Angeles City Council member, and Lillian Roybal Rose, educator and consultant in the area of cross0-cultural communication.

The 2011 Legislative Awardee is Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., representing the 34th Congressional District in the central Los Angeles area.

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