The 40th Anniversary Lecture Series is an annual lecture and educational event series in St. Augustine College featuring nationally and internationally prominent speakers. The lecture series will bring international and national Latino leaders in higher education, public affairs, international affairs, healthcare, political science and the arts. Open virtually to the public, these lectures are an integral part of the new facet of the educational culture of St. Augustine College.
Sindy M. Benavides
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
January 27, 2021
Sindy Marisol Benavides is a Honduran-American immigrant who has experienced the American dream, and now devotes her career to public service, ensuring that countless young people, women, and immigrants have the same opportunity. She is currently Chief Executive Officer for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country. She previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and National Director for Civic Engagement and Community Mobilization for LULAC, Vice President of Field & Political Operations for Voto Latino and as Northern Virginia Political Director for the 2012 Kaine for Virginia senatorial campaign. She has also been National Director of Community Outreach for the Democratic National Committee, and Latino Liaison and Director of Gubernatorial Appointments for Governor Timothy M. Kaine.