The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) has issued a call for nominees for its 2014 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers (HACR YHCA) program.
The program was created to recognize young Hispanic executives who make noteworthy contributions in the workplace while providing leadership in the Hispanic community.
Nominations are open through 5 p.m. ET on Nov. 8 and must be submitted to HACR at email@example.com. Finalists will participate in the annual HACR YHCA program next April in San Diego.
To be eligible, nominees must be a U.S.-based employee at a Fortune 500 and/or HACR corporate member company and be between the ages of 25-40 when the award is received.
Nominees must also be of Hispanic descent according to the U.S. Government's Office of Personnel Management definition of Hispanic, have demonstrated leadership qualities and capabilities within their respective corporations, have demonstrated a commitment to the Hispanic community, and must attend the entire program.
Previous HACR YHCA finalists aren't eligible, and nominees can't nominate themselves.
The program is facilitated by Dr. Juana Bordas, president of Mestiza Leadership International. During the past seven years, the program has garnered nearly 600 nominations and more than 200 finalists from more than 70 companies.
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