Bellevue University’s Gina Ponce Named Woman of the Month by Vida Social Magazine
Bellevue University’s Gina Ponce has been named Woman of the Month (Mujer del Mes) by Vida Social Magazine.
Ponce is currently the Director of Latino Community Outreach and heads up the El Camino Latino Center serving students, their families and the Latino community. The Center is located on the campus of Bellevue University.
Vida Social Magazine’s “Man & Woman of the Month” is a monthly recognition of one outstanding Hispanic/Latino/Latina man and woman. These men and women are selected due to their positive contributions to the Hispanic and Latino community and are leaders in business, community service, the arts and other fields.
“Thank you to Vida Social Magazine for selecting me to be Woman of the Month,” Ponce said. “I’ve always encouraged others to share their knowledge and wisdom with other community members who are working to make a difference in the world and I’m grateful when our efforts are recognized as we work together to make important strides in the Latino community.”
Ponce has been in Omaha for over 30 years serving the Latino community. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and Human Resources and a Master of Arts in Communication from Bellevue University. She currently serves on the Kids Can and South Omaha Community Council boards. Ponce is the President of Women on a Mission for Change, a nonprofit serving women and girls in the area of leadership for more than a decade.
Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with nearly 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).