HPS Networking Event

Can’t join us at our speaker series? Not to worry! Join us at our upcoming HPS Spring Mixer! All current, past and potential members are invited to join us for cocktails and networking! Details below:

Date: March 30, 2023
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: UN-17 Speakeasy
(419 Coal Ave. SW Albuquerque, NM 87102)

You’re invited to a special HPS Legislative Recap with New Mexico legislators and key state officials. We'll hear from a panel of our state's top leaders as we recap the recently-concluded legislative session.

Join us for breakfast and learn more about current issues related to UWNCNM's focus on education and family stability.

Panelists and speaker details will be announced soon!

Space is limited, RSVP today!
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Time: 7:30AM - 9:30AM
Location: Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town - Franciscan Ballroom
(800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104)
Welcome a New Council Member!
HPS Council is excited to extend a warm welcome to Catherine Nicolaou. Catherine is the City of Albuquerque’s first Broadband Program Manager, leading City broadband initiatives and efforts while being a voice for all community members. Prior to her role at the city, she was the External Affairs and Marketing Manager for Sacred Wind Communications.

She was a member of the FCC’s Communication Equity and Diversity Council working group, the City of Albuquerque’s Information Services Committee, a member of the New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards selection committee, and a board member of the New Mexico Technology Council. Catherine is a recipient of Albuquerque Business First’s 40 Under 40 Award, and the newest HPS Council Member.

Welcome, Catherine!
Member Spotlight!

Congratulations to HPS Council Member Amanda Aragon and her organization, NewMexicoKidsCAN, for launching a new podcast, New Mexico Rising. New Mexico Rising features leaders, educators, and parents working to improve our education system. Listen to the podcast here!
Congratulations to HPS Council Member Ernest Rodrigues-Naaz for recently being selected to serve as the Chief Development Officer for the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation! Ernest has devoted his professional career to mission-driven organizations committed to service and public outreach. Best of luck in your new role, Ernest!
We are excited to share the progress and highlights of all our accomplishments from last year!

Our Year in Review focuses on our key accomplishments in 2022, and the goals we have developed for 2023. Get to know our council members that were highlighted during Hispanic Heritage Month, learn more about our HPS Leadership Speaker Series, and see how we are investing in our grantees. Also, read about the benefits of being a member, find out more about sponsorship opportunities, and make a lasting impact with a donation to the HPS Fund.

HPS Sponsorship Packages Now Available!

Are you interested in sponsoring the Hispano Philanthropic Society? Sponsorship packages are available for events, programs, social recognitions, and more. Please contact Beverlie Frazier at 505-362-4273 for more information.
HPS T-Shirts Now Available
We now have HPS t-shirts available for purchase! Support HPS while supporting a local, Hispanic female-owned business! T-Shirts are available in various sizes and multiple colors.
Call for Volunteers and Support

HPS is currently engaging in numerous events and activities related to professional development including workshops, speaker series, and networking opportunities for professionals. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more please contact UWNCNM Donor Group Manager Stephanie Urban.
To learn more about the work HPS is doing, click below:
To donate directly to HPS Leadership Giving Circle Fund, click below:
Of course, we cannot continue this work without the help of our amazing donors and members! To volunteer, to join a committee, or if you are a donor interested in becoming an HPS member, contact UWNCNM Donor Group Manager Stephanie Urban or fill out the Donor Group interest form.