In this episode, we speak with Juan Salgado, President and CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino. Juan has led Instituto through a 15-year period of national award-winning recognition and growth by establishing best-practices education and workforce development. In 2015, Juan was selected as a MacArthur Fellow, also known as the Genius Award, recognizing his strong community leadership and innovative approach to education in the Latino immigrant community.
We learn about:
- Instituto’s services and approach to supporting community
- Juan’s perspective on learning to lead
- The value of informal mentorship, and
- The importance of investing in the Latino communities across the region
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