Through The Noise
September 29, 2015
Edgar Jimenez of the Association of Latino Professionals for America on Strengthening Communities
Through the Noise #106
Edgar Jimenez // President // Association of Latino Professionals for America of Washington DC
Today we sit down with Edgar Jimenez to continue our conversation about empowering individuals from communities that are underrepresented in academia and various professions. Edgar Jimenez is the president of ALPFA, an all-volunteer organization that helps mentor and provide educational guidance to middle and high school kids as well as veterans and women, all while helping young professionals develop public speaking skills. While only 3% of television shows have a Latino character, the 400-500 members of ALPFA act as role-models of success for Latino children throughout the Washington area.
Edgar Jimenez a technology professional working for an accounting Firm for almost 19 years supporting a financial services teams. I have also chaired the DCVA Latino network to help increase Latino visibility, community service participation and recruitment into the Firm
Our mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation in every sector of the global economy.