USHCC to Honor Actress Zoe Saldana with Leadership Award

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The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that internationally acclaimed, award-winning actress Zoe Saldana will be the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Leadership Award. Zoe will receive this award at the organization’s National Convention in Philadelphia this September. The Excellence in Leadership Award pays tribute to an extraordinary woman who has devoted her professional career and personal life to revolutionizing the world of business, education, philanthropy, or government. Previous honorees include U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, iconic journalist and talk show host Cristina Saralegui, seven-time Grammy-Award winning artist Gloria Estefan, University of Houston President Renu Khator, and, Founder & Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company and Honest Beauty, Jessica Alba. “I am humbled to receive this award from the USHCC. The past recipients are icons in their industries and I am honored to be included in such a trailblazing community,” said Zoe Saldana. “I would like to thank the organization for all they do to elevate the voices of female entrepreneurs and advocate for women empowerment across the country. By encouraging women to reach their full potential, we are working towards a brighter and more prosperous future.” To learn more about the 2018 USHCC National Convention, visit

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