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Inform, Enrich, Empower: Celebrate Local Latinx Leaders
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the achievements and contributions of the Hispanic/Latinx community. Meet inspiring Hispanic/Latinx leaders who will share stories of how their strength and resilience led to successful careers and positive contributions to our society.
Ms. Anny Karina Pachner is a senior leader and communications strategist passionate about driving change in the public and private sector. As a leader in the Federal Government, she supports and empowers employees to reach their full potential and ensures American taxpayers receive the highest quality service. Most recently, Ms. Pachner served as a White House Leadership Fellow directing government-wide recruitment initiatives under the President’s Management Agenda aimed at attracting early career talent from underserved communities. Previously, Ms. Pachner served as Deputy Communications Director for the Department of the Treasury.
Ms. Pachner holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a master’s degree from St. John’s University in foreign languages and literature. Ms. Pachner was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and strives to honor the sacrifices of her immigrant parents by living a life of service. She lives in Virginia with her husband and two daughters.
Lieutenant Colonel Cesar A. Rodriguez is the Deputy Chief of the Space Control Division. He oversees the space control portfolio, which includes tracking and monitoring satellites orbiting the Earth, maintaining control of satellites, and providing satellite deterrent options to leadership. Throughout his 17 years of Space Force and Air Force service he has been assigned to military bases and embassies in Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Bogota, Colombia; Seattle, WA; Santiago, Chile; and Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Lt. Col Rodriguez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and immigrated to the United States as a child. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international business from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in international relations from American Military University, in addition to attending a master’s level course with the Chilean Air Force in Santiago, Chile.
This program is appropriate for ages teens and adults. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). A Zoom link will be sent one day before the event.