Patricia Mota M.P.A.

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About Patricia Mota M.P.A.


Patricia Mota is a passionate, innovative trailblazer, leading and initiating programs and organizations committed to the empowerment of Latinos and diverse groups in various stages in their lives and careers. Patricia serves as the Senior Director of Community Outreach for the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE), leading the community and professional development programs, managing employer relations and business development, and spearheading the HACE professional chapter leadership initiative nationally.  Patricia also serves on the board of the Illinois Latino
Council on Higher Education (ILACHE), as the VP of Membership, dedicated to the advancement of the status of Latinos through educational policy reform, advocacy, identification of best practices, and the dissemination of research and information.  Patricia strives to engage experienced professionals as mentors and advisors to create a multi-generational network to support Latinos’ career growth around the country.

Patricia Mota earned a double Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University-Bloomington in Spanish and Communication & Culture and a Master’s in Public Affairs (MPA) in Public Management from Indiana University’s School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)- Indianapolis.

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business