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FIU in DC: The 16th Annual CHLI Gala & Leadership Awards

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Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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The 16th Annual CHLI Gala & Leadership Awards

The 16th Annual CHLI Gala & Leadership Awards celebrates CHLI’s impact and accomplishments as it honors those leaders who have significant influence on the U.S. Hispanic and Portuguese community. This 500 person black tie evening brings together a powerful audience of elected and appointed officials, civic, international and diplomatic leaders and Fortune 500 executives. Especially welcome are members of the CHLI Alumni Association and CHLI Global Leaders.

Highlighting the evening is The CHLI Ileana Ros-Lehtinen International Leadership Award celebrating an individual whose leadership has had global impact.

The Leadership in Public Service Award honors Congressional leaders for their commitment to advancing the Hispanic community’s’ diversity of thought and achievement.

The Wendy Martinez CHLI Alumni Community Engagement Award, named after the founding President of the CHLI Alumni Association, the late Wendy Martinez, recognizes a CHLI alum leading the advancement of the Hispanic community in the United States.

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Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public






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