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Senator Robert Menendez to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Signature Event for Latino Executives

Senator Robert Menendez to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Signature Event for Latino Executives

Menendez will address Latino executives at the 2021 Leadership Summit for The Alumni Society, a networking group for Latino leaders who attended the nation’s top universities.

CHICAGO (June 7, 2021)—The Alumni Society is honored to announce the participation of Robert Menendez, United States Senator for New Jersey, who will provide the keynote address at The Alumni Society’s 2021 Leadership Summit. The Leadership Summit is The Alumni Society’s signature annual event and will take place virtually on Thursday, June 10 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. ET—2:00 p.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET—6:00 p.m. ET.

Senator Robert Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants, will share his role in working to pass the Improving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2021. If passed, the bill would require public companies to disclose information related to the racial, gender, ethnic makeup, and veteran status of corporate boards and senior management.

“The Alumni Society is honored to have Senator Robert Menendez join us and speak at this year’s Leadership Summit, our most important of the year,” says Pedro A. Guerrero, The Alumni Society Cofounder and CEO. “Our society is comprised of leaders engaged in the effort of driving the Latino community’s impact in the United States, and Senator Menendez is currently working hard to pass legislation that will play a vital role in the movement to diversify boards with accomplished Latino talent.”

The theme of this year’s Leadership Summit is “What’s Next?” Speakers from a variety of industries, ranging from education to journalism to investing, will share their insights on the states of their fields and their bold predictions for the future.

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The Alumni Society is a network of mid-to senior-level Latino leaders who graduated from the country’s top universities. This network offers exclusive opportunities for growth and empowerment in the private sector, with the goal of advancing Latino leadership in America.


Cristina Merrill

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