HACE's Emerging Latino Leadership Program (ELLP), formerly known as Leadership Academy, is geared towards high potential, high performing new managers from the Latinx community. The cohort-based program enables them to lead their teams and organizations more effectively. The curriculum assists in mastering the multiple roles and unique challenges that Latinx professionals face through self-reflection and coaching, peer mentoring and culturally relevant content and conversations.


  • Managers & Directors
  • High Potential ERG Leaders
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 5-8 years of professional experience


  • Insights Discovery Leadership Assessment
  • 1 hour One-on-One Executive Coaching
  • Mentorships by powerful Latinx executives
  • Alumni network of 500+ leaders and lifelong, continued professional development


ELLP is delivered over the course of 3 months with programming content, networking, and collaboration in a group project. To ensure our participants are maximizing the learning experience and we are maintaining the integrity of the program, an attendance policy is in place. Participants who miss more than one session will be unable to graduate from the program.

*All sessions are from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm CST*

September 7th, 2023 | Session 1: Leading Through Your Values and Culture 

September 21st, 2023 | Session 2: Leadership Effectiveness

October 5th, 2023 | Session 3: Power Up Your Communication

October 19th, 2023 | Session 4: Building Trust and Managing Change

November 2nd, 2023 | Session 5: Managers vs. Leaders

November 16th, 2023 | Session 6: Conflict Management

November 30th, 2023 | Session 7: Strategic Planning

December 7th, 2023 | Session 8: Team Project Presentation

December 12th, 2023 | Session 9: Graduation and Networking


"ELLP does a great job of marrying soft skills development with leadership and diversity training."


"I have developed new skills in how to be a leader. I learned how not to be intimidated and be open to new opportunities no matter how hard it looks."


"I now understand what employers are looking for and how best to present myself. I learned more about topics such as emotional intelligence and personal finances."


Interested in sponsoring this program? Contact partners@haceonline.org to learn more.