“The Value of Honor and Excellence.” National Honor Society Induction. Keynote. November 8, 2016;
“Sponsorship and Strategic Planning within your Career.” Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS). Keynote. The University of Kansas Medical Center. November 1, 2015; Kansas City, Kansas
“Girl Power: Onward and Upward.” Soroptimist Regional Conference. Keynote. October 8, 2015; Hays, KS
“Investing in the Future: It’s not just about dollars.” University Club. Keynote. October 3, 2016; Wichita, KS
“Traveling the Road Less Traveled; All Possible Through Education.” Keynote in English and Spanish; Diocesan Stewardship Conference. August 27, 2016. Dodge City, Kansas.
“Town and Gown Best Practices.” Kansas Association of Counties; Panelist. August 25, 2016. Hays, Kansas
“Role of CEOs and CIOs in the University.” EduCause. Panelist. August 1, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts.
“Lessons Learned.” Panelist at the ACE New President’s Forum. April 22, 2016. Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Breaking the Glass Ceiling: It’s all about Excellence.” Keynote. Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism. October 19, 2015. Pittsburg, Kansas.
“Education: The Real American Dream.” Keynote. VALHEN’s Virginia Hispanic College Institute; July 18, 2015. Blacksburg, Virginia.
Testimony provided to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human
Rights, and International Organizations of the Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. House of Representatives. June 25, 2015. Washington DC
“Education, Diversity, and Inclusion Yields Success.” Keynote speaker. Kansas ACT Conference. April 21, 2015. Wichita, Kansas.
“Girls who get I.T.” Conference Co-Chair and Organizer. J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, November 14, 2013.
“Women and Leadership: Courage; Risk Taking; Inspiration; Lessons Learned.” Panelist/Keynote Speaker. Richmond Leadership Summit, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), November 7, 2013.
“Digital Open Textbooks: Increased Student Access and Outcomes.” OpenVA Virginia’s First Annual Open and Digital Learning Resources Conference. Presenter. October 15, 2013.
“Developing the Hispanic Workforce through Higher Education." VALHEN’s Encuentro (Conference). Panelist; Content Leader. October 10 – 11, 2013
“Leadership through Education: The Path Less Taken.” Keynote, Hispanic College Institute, July 17, 2013.
“A Tale of Two Institutions: Approaches to Digital Implementation.” Presentation for the Virginia Network Women’s Conference. Martin, Mirta and Joy Hatch. Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, May 31, 2013
“Education through Digital Technologies: How to reach out to Underserved Populations.” Keynote in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Longwood University; November 16, 2012.
“Creating a Pathway to an Affordable and Accessible Education.” Keynote; Dinwiddie Chamber of Commerce, November 13, 2012
Educational Access and Affordability through Digital Textbooks: Retention Success. Presentation before the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Senate Finance Committee, Education Subcommittee – September 18, 2012.
“Teaching, Learning, and the Impact of Open Educational Resources.” Panelist. 2012 Chancellor's Annual Planning Retreat. August 6 – 7, 2012.
“A Conversation on What It Means to Be an Educated Virginian.” Panelist. Sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education and the Virginia Assessment Group. June 13, 2012
White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics. Panelist. April, 9, 2012.
“Small Businesses: Key to success for the American Economy.” Presented at the Symposium for Small Businesses, Petersburg, Virginia, September 20, 2011.
“Digital at the Core.” Presented at The Southern Business Administration Association (SBAA), Greensboro, North Carolina, July 12, 2011.
“The Educational Crisis.” Radio Interview Hosted by Sarah McConnell of With Good Reason • A Program of the Virginia Foundation of the Humanities. Aired July 2 – 8, 2011.
“If there is a Dream, there is a Way.” Keynote, Latino Education Advancement Program. The Steward School, Richmond, Virginia. June 23, 2011.
“The Three Deans.” Higher Education Panelist for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Richmond Breakfast Series. The Commonwealth Club, May 6, 2011.
“Leading Change with 21st Century Technologies.” Presented at the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM), April 27 – 30, 2011.
“Achieving the Dream through Education.” Keynote, Los Padres Foundation, Washington DC. April 20, 2011.
Virginia Latino Higher Education Network, Annual Conference, Panelist, Northern Virginia Community College, Arlington, Virginia, March 2011.
Women Who Mean Business Summit. Speaker, “Fast Track Session.” January 28, 2011.
“Change, Choice, and Principles.” Keynote, Chesterfield University, Chesterfield County. May 20, 2010.
“Education – The Key to Success.” Keynote, Los Padres Foundation, Washington DC. March 31, 2010.
Hispanic Youth Symposium, “Hispanic Heroes Panelist” Virginia State University, Virginia, July 2010, and July 2011.
Virginia Latino Higher Education Network, Annual Conference, Invited Panelist, Petersburg, Virginia, March 2010.
Hispanic Youth Symposium, “Hispanic Heroes Panelist.” George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, July 2009.
Virginia Latino Higher Education Network, Annual Conference, Invited Panelist, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2009.
“College: The Answer to All of your Questions”, Speaker, Higher Education Seminar - Hispanic Liaison Office, VCU, May 2006.
“Transforming Excellent Management into Exceptional Leadership”, Speaker, NABO-VA Women Business Conference, October 2003.
“Teaching Practices to Motivate Employees and Make Them Life-Long Students”, Department Heads’ Retreat, Philip Morris, April 2003.
“Leadership in the 21st Century”, Keynote Speaker, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November, 2002.
“Creating a Leadership Culture at UPS,” Engineering Department Managers’ Retreat, UPS, August 1999.
“Leadership for Success,” Henrico County Public Libraries, Administrators' Retreat, January 1999.