Pasayes Named Influential Latino Leader

Mayra Pasayes

Pasayes Named Influential Latino Leader

| By: Britten, Casey

Congratulations to Mayra Pasayes for being named one of Wisconsin’s 36 Most Influential Latino Leaders.

In its first-ever Sí Se Puede list, Madison 365 recognized Mayra for the work she does to help at-risk students at Fox Valley Technical College. Mayra is a Scholars for Success Coordinator serving as part of the FVTC Diversity & Inclusion Services team.

The Scholars for Success program focuses on the retention and persistence of at-risk, low-income, multicultural students as well as other students who are part of marginalized populations.

Mayra was also honored in 2018 with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Educator Award. Before taking on Scholars for Success, she spent 15 years as Hispanic/Latino Cultural Support and Recruitment Specialist for both the Appleton Area School District and FVTC.