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A conversation with NHI alumna Lina Hidalgo

Posted: January 11, 2021 at 7:39 am   /   NHI Award Winners

On December 31, 2020—following in tradition established over the past few years—NHI named its Person of the Year. While you can read about Lina Hidalgo and her accomplishments in what we published then, we had the opportunity to interview her on January 8. We present excerpts from that interview here. This was obviously a challenging […]

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harris county judge lina hidalgo 2020 nhi person of the year

2020 NHI Person of the Year: Lina Hidalgo

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute is closing out a very challenging 2020 by naming Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, as its 2020 NHI Person of the Year.  NHI annually bestows the award on someone who exemplifies NHI’s principles in providing community leadership, and considers issues that have been important throughout the year. Hidalgo, as Harris County […]

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Clara Foods CEO Arturo Elizondo

Arturo Elizondo named 2019 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2019 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners, NHI News

Arturo Elizondo, a National Hispanic Institute alumnus from Laredo who may change the future of food as we know it, has been named 2019 NHI Person of the Year by NHI President and Founder Ernesto Nieto. Elizondo is the co-founder of Clara Foods, a San Francisco-based biotech food company driven to, according to the company’s […]

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