January is National Mentoring Month with Monica L. Martinez

National Mentoring Month is a campaign held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States.

In honor of National Mentoring Month, WTS would like to salute our 2016 Mentorship Award Honoree, Monica L. Martinez!

Monica actively serves on the board of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber and SER-Jobs for Progress National in Irving, TX. Martinez has received a number of honors for her work. Most recently, she was named as one of the Top 10 Latina Women in Corporate America by Latino Leaders Magazine and was named as 2014 Latina of Influence by Hispanic Lifestyles.com. In addition, she was among one of the 2014 “One Tough Cookie” honorees recognizing female leaders by the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. Other recognitions include being named as a Diversity Business Leader by Corp Magazine in 2011 and receiving the 2011 Enterprising Spirit Award from Wayne State University for her exceptional contributions to mentoring students. Martinez was also named one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in the U.S. by Hispanic Business Magazine in addition to the Latino Leaders magazine “Ones to Watch” list in 2010. In 2009 she received the Fusion Horizon Award from the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals program, which recognizes young individuals for their professional accomplishments and work within the community. Martinez was also honored as the HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achiever in 2008 and the Executive of the Year by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs Detroit Chapter in 2007.

Monica L. Marinez, a woman who soars!