2013 Nominee: Rebecca Aguilar

The Mobilizer


This award-winning journalist is the founder of “Wise Latinas Linked,” a virtual networking group on Facebook and LinkedIn that unites Latinas and shares information on job openings, college scholarships, fellowships, relationship advice, and personal and professional development. Today, WLL has mobilized more than 4,000 members and is representative of women in the U.S., Spain, Mexico, England, Peru, Colombia, Honduras, Canada, Australia and Puerto Rico. Whether it’s tackling the current drop-out rate of Latino children in local schools or improving the portrayal of Latinas on television shows, Rebecca and WLL support various causes that impact the lives of Latinas and their families.

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