Amy Hinojosa is the President and CEO of MANA, A National Latina Organization, the oldest and largest Latina membership organization in the United States, and its sister organization, MANA Action Fund. MANA focuses on empowering Latina women and girls through leadership development, advocacy, and community service via educational programming for adults in the areas of financial literacy, professional development and mentor training. The signature MANA Hermanitas® program is the only national mentoring program specifically designed for Latina youth. Amy has served in different capacities throughout the MANA organization, starting in 2007, including Director of National Programs, Vice President of Leadership Initiatives, and Executive Director. She also served as Executive Director of the National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP), NAHP Media LLC, and the National Hispanic Press Foundation (NHPF), based in Washington, DC. Amy has extensive experience working on local and national grassroots campaigns targeted at mobilizing voices and actions in Hispanic communities nationwide on topics ranging from financial literacy and retirement, mentoring, data privacy, civic engagement, and census participation to advocacy efforts on student loans, immigration reform and health equity. As a representative of MANA, Amy currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), HTTP, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), and as Secretary of LIDERAMOS. Amy has been a Huffington Post and Medium Contributor and writes about issues impacting Latinas. She has been a featured speaker at SXSW, The Aspen Institute, on Comcast Newsmakers, and at conferences nationwide. Amy was named one of the 2022 Social Impact Women to Watch by NonprofitHR.
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