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LESLIE PADILLA-WILLIAMS

TEACHER, TRANSLATOR, ENTREPRENEUR

Leslie Padilla-Williams understands the struggles and needs of Spanish-speaking parents that are actively seeking motivation and direction in order to participate fully in their children’s education. In addition she has a knack for motivating Latina entrepreneurs to follow their dreams and be successful business owners. She has been listed as a recommended trainer/speaker (English/Spanish) by the California Department of Education and has spoken/trained hundreds of Spanish-speaking parents. In addition, she is the former recipient of the National Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Latina Entrepreneur award in 2005. A native of Guatemala City (where she obtained her law-degree) she is a successful California-credential Adult Educational Teacher, business-owner, as well as a recognized expert in English-Spanish educational vocabulary. She is the author of the first comprehensive English-Spanish Special Education Glossary.