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October Speaker Series LGBTQ Community Hot Topics
Join us on the first Wednesday in October to hear from Manny Velásquez-Paredes, director of UNF's LGBTQ Center.
Manny Velásquez-Paredes (MVP) is an award-winning, experienced marketing and personal branding manager, with nearly a decade of experience working in professions focused on multicultural diversity and LGBTQ communities. He is a dynamic, bicultural and bilingual (English/Spanish) professional.
His experience includes providing training and education to organizations, communities, and government agencies on gender identity, how to serve the LGBTQ community and advocacy. In addition, he has years of experience working with and mentoring young people, as well as developing programming and workshops to help students with gender identity issues, coming out, bullying, financial literacy and selfcare.
MVP has also served on the MBA Advisory Board for Monroe College in New York, and was honored by Latino Leaders Magazine chosen as one of the Top 25 Latino Leaders in New York. He was the first recipient of the NLGJA (National LGBTQ Journalists Association) Excellence in Travel Writing and was also awarded the Empire Star Public Service Award for his work within the Hispanic and LGBTQ Community. In 2021, he was named one of 2021′s Top National Latino Leaders by the National Diversity Council.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM
Monthly Speaker Series