Rocio Diaz-Fernandez is a graduate from the University of North Florida where she majored in Economics. During her undergraduate studies, she received various scholarships due to her outstanding academics such as Florida Bright Futures and the Milton J Wood Scholarship Program. She currently works at Deutsche Bank as an Analyst with the Program Trading Desk and aspires to pursue a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Rocio serves on the leadership board of the Vestry for her local church and hopes to inspire other young Hispanics in the community to become involved and the significance of seeking higher education.
GLADYS ALICEA ALVES
Gladys Alicea Alves is the Vice President of Operational Risk & Controls for CIT Equipment Finance in Jacksonville, FL. Alicea is of Hispanic descent and is a “first generation” college graduate. She attended Emmanuel College in Boston, MA where she studied Accountancy. She was the first accounting student at Emmanuel to receive a job offer from the international accounting firm, Ernst & Young LLP in Boston, MA prior to graduating from college. In addition to her demanding job responsibilities, Alicea volunteers her time at local non-profit organizations, including her local church where she has served in various leadership roles. Alicea has a daughter who is now attending college. “I have always had a heart for young Hispanic students. I know the significance of what a college education can do for a Hispanic student and having the support from someone who understands the emotional and financial struggles encountered by a first generation college student. It is because of this, I’m delighted to serve on the board of the Sin Limites Foundation.”
Board of Director
Board of Director