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New Member Spotlight: Norma Padrón

New Member Spotlight: Norma Padrón

Meet Norma Padrón

An ongoing series from The Alumni Society spotlighting its impressive members

Alma maters:

Duke University and Yale University

Where are you from?

I was born in McAllen, Texas. My heritage is Mexican-American.

Where are you from?

I am based in Austin, Texas.

What are you up to today?

I am the CEO & Founder of EmpiricaLab, a last-mile, team-centric training platform for healthcare teams.

What is a career accomplishment you’re proud of?

I am a first-gen college graduate, so it was very meaningful to me to have accomplished a PhD. Professionally, I’ve followed a non-linear journey, including academia, nonprofit, private sector, and now as an entrepreneur. I am most proudand gratefulof being bold and pursuing a journey that is exciting and, I hope, impactful in transforming healthcare.

What benefits or values do you seek in networking?

I believe strongly in the impact of community. I am seeking to be part of an intellectually engaging community of Latino leaders committed to making a positive impact. I’d like to contribute with my lived experiences and energy in supporting and mentoring other Latinos.

What are you passionate about or what drives you?

I love science fiction! If anyone would like to watch a sci-fi series or movie, please count me in!

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