• Michele Bobadilla, Sr Assoc VP | Univ of Texas Arlington


    Ancestry: Mexico
    Residence: Dallas, TX
    What You Should Know:


    Among her long list of titles and achievements, Michele Bobadilla has accomplished the following:

    • Established the Society of 100 Endowed Scholars’ Fund with the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce,
    • Chair of the Stars on the Rise Scholarship Program which raised over $4.7.million dollars in 2012, benefiting 273 students
    • Board of Director on thirty-five boards of organizations providing vital services to the community-at-large,
    • Served on over fifty committees addressing the needs of the community and Co-chair of the Hispanic 100 Latina Living Legend Award in 2010

    Her merits include:

    • 2012 Woman of Distinction Award from the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce
    • 2010 Ultimate Latina – Community Service Award from the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce,
    • 2010 Outstanding Woman in Texas Government in Community Involvement
    • Latino Leaders magazine 2010 Maestro Award for Community Service. (Latino Centric)



    Link Sources

    Quote: http://latinastyle.com/magazine/community-hero/
    Photo: https://twitter.com/dmoron/status/528197229794717697
    Additional Sources: http://hispanicexecutive.com/2016/uta-university-crossroads-michele-bobadilla/

    Graphic approval by Michele Bobadilla
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    1. [Sherman, Erik. “For Latinas, the Lifetime Gender Wage Gap Is More Than $1 Million.” Fortune, 4 Apr. 2016, fortune.com/2016/04/04/latina-wage-gap-1-million/.] 2. [Obando, Andrea. “Tackling the Latina Wage Gap.” Equal Rights Advocates, 1 Nov. 2016, www.equalrights.org/tackling-latina-wage-gap/.] 3. [Vogtman, Julie, et al. “Fair Pay for Latinas Requires a Fair Minimum Wage.” NCLR, National Women's Law Center, July 2015.] 4. [Kelly, Mary Louise. “Why Latina Women Are Earning Significantly Less Than White Men.” NPR, NPR, 16 Oct. 2016, www.npr.org/2016/10/16/498135745/why-latina-women-are-earning-significantly-less-than-white-men.] 5. [Fisher, Milia. “Women of Color and the Gender Wage Gap.” Center for American Progress, 14 Apr. 2015, www.americanprogress.org/issues/women/reports/2015/04/14/110962/women-of-color-and-the-gender-wage-gap/.]


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