The University of Phoenix recently partnered with the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley to present full-tuition scholarships to three women: Karina Deras, Martha Leticia Perez and Maria Rodriguez.
“The Hispanic Foundation’s partnership with University of Phoenix is important in our mission to promote educational achievement and increase the number of Latinos working in business, technology and science fields,” said Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley President and CEO Ron Gonzales. “The University’s commitment to this goal is evident in providing scholarship opportunities to three working professional Latinas to continue their education.”
The women were each selected for their drive to use their education to improve their local communities. Deras and Perez will pursue their Masters of Business Administration, with Deras focusing on human resources and Perez on healthcare administration. Rodriguez will pursue her bachelor’s in psychology o help others address mental health issues.
“University of Phoenix’s partnership with the Hispanic Foundation demonstrates its commitment to diversity and cross-cultural outreach in providing working adults the opportunity to enhance their careers and pursue higher education,” said University of Phoenix Dean of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Angie Williams, Ed.D. “We provided scholarships to three individuals who have distinguished accomplishments and will be able to apply what they learn to enhance their professional opportunities and contribute to the betterment of their communities.”
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