We believe in the power of you, me, and the collective us, to create and generate a positive future. As such, with the help of strategic collaborations and partnerships, we aim to promote the development of Latina talent. Our programming contributes significantly to the overall well-being and future of our community and city.
LMA is a program of the Hispanic Chamber of Columbus. It was launched in 2010 to specifically meet the unmet needs of Latina professionals in the Central Ohio area.
Meet the Team
LMA has a small, but mighty team of four. Each team member is passionate about the work LMA does in the community.
Lair is the heart and soul of LMA. She has served as LMA Chair since LMA's inception in 2010.
Lourdes Barroso de Padilla
Lourdes has been at the helm of LMA since 2012. Under her direction, LMA staff and programming have expanded.
Lillian is a graduate of Cycle 7. She joined the LMA team 2018. Lillian works to ensure the success of our programming.
Social Media Coordinator
Nora is a graduate of Cycle 8. She joined the LMA team in 2018. Nora oversees all of the LMA social media platforms.