Hispanic leader, role model recognized
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Martha Noyola, assistant director of the Student of Color Outreach Program in the St. Cloud State Office of Admissions, has been named one of “25 on the Rise” by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Minnesota (HCCM). The honor is in recognition of Noyola’s commitment to excellence, which has made her an outstanding Latino role model and leader, according to the HCCM.
The honoree will be recognized at an awards reception and will be featured in the January 2008 issue of Twin Cities Business Magazine.
Noyola has worked with women field workers for the United Farm Workers Union. She has also served as a project coordinator for the National Latina Health Organization, where she headed a project on eradication of violence against women within Latina/o communities; and as an advocate for battered women, undocumented families, new refugee families and the GLBT community.