LATINA FUTURE HISTORY MAKER AWARD
HOPE and The Estee Lauder Companies have partnered together to honor the accomplishment of future history making Latinas in local communities. The Future History Maker honorees foster a unique spirit of passion, posses a vision that brings communities together, or charts a new path of discovery. As “Future History Makers,” these Latinas strive for excellence and deliver their best efforts towards being positive role models and creating change.
Currently enrolled as a full time undergraduate college student
Earned a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA
Must be 18-23 years of age
Must submit a complete application packet for consideration by February 1, 2020 at midnight
Must commit to volunteer or intern with HOPE
Applicant must not have been previously honored
Must attend the Latina History Day Conference on March 13, 2020
Selected Honorees are responsible for arranging their own transportation to the conference
A panel of professionals will review all application packets and select applicants who will move forward to the interview phase of the selection process.
Applicants must submit the online application form by February 1, 2020 at midnight to be considered.
Selected applicants will be honored as “Future History Makers” during the 28th Annual Latina History Day Conference at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Honorees are welcomed to bring a female role model as a guest (mother, mentor, aunt).
Honoree and guest will be pampered by the Estee Lauder team with a special treat and then participate in a photo session. Honorees will also receive a piece of artwork from a local Latina artist, a prize package from Estee Lauder Companies, and will be featured on HOPE’s website and other additional publicity.
What is a Latina Future History Maker?
For the past 12 years, HOPE has celebrated Future History Makers at the Latina History Day Conference, which is an annual conference established to recognize the historic and current achievements of Latinas, discuss community issues and embrace Latina culture. Future History Makers are the next generation of Latina women working to make an impact in their community by involvement in activities or projects, advancing in an academic field or pioneering groundbreaking research or inventions.
Meet the 2019 Future History Makers
Brittney Bayardo - Future Professor
Brittney Bayardo is a current senior at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) campus. She will be graduating with majors in both Psychology & Chicano Latino Studies. She's interested in how culture affects health and other aspects of life in minority communities. Growing up in a lower income, predominantly Latinx community her upbringing formed much of her research interest. She especially emphasizes how culture affects an individual's mental health and willingness/accessibility to resources.
Kiara Gonzalez - Future Filmaker
Kiara Gonzalez Duran studies at the University of California Los Angeles. After growing up in both sides of the United States-Mexico border, she decided to double major in International Development Studies and Chicana/o Studies because she feels deeply connected to the experiences of living in a developing country and of being a Mexican immigrant. She aspires to be a social justice advocate and provide a voice to the most vulnerable communities on both sides of the border.
Lauren Salaiz - Future Lawmaker
Lauren Salaiz is a second-year undergraduate at UCLA where she is majoring in Political Science and minoring in Global Studies. She is interested in pursuing a degree in law and one day being elected to public office.
Guadalupe Solis - Future Educator
Guadalupe Solis is a sophomore at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she is working towards a double major in English and Sociology, with a minor in Education. After earning a Bachelor's degree, she plans on attending graduate school to earn a Master's degree in educational counseling.