“The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.” —Iyanla Vanzant
This episode is part ongoing series that celebrates the leadership of Women-of-Color in the greater Madison area, with a focus of those who are leading mainstream organizations, many of whom that have historically have not been lead by Women-of-Color. Today’s guest is Sandy Morales, the Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Dane County.
In 2016, Sandy Morales was named one of “Wisconsin’s 48 Most Powerful Latinos” by Madison365. In 2015, she was named a 2015 Brava Magazine “Woman to Watch” and recognized during Hispanic Heritage Month with the Hispanic Achievement of the Year Award by La Movida 1480AM radio station. In 2014, she was part of InBusiness Magazine’s 40 under 40. Sandy is Mexican-American and is a first-generation college graduate of Marquette University where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration. Sandy lives in Madison with her husband Theran and 5 year-old daughter Celeste.