Judith with Prospanica Board.
Focused on working hard and delivering
results, she achieves her target by working
collectively with her team. Passionate for her
work, she believes it is her responsibility to
walk the talk.
“I like what I do, but I have to be
engaged and include my team in all I do,” she
Eager to connect, get involved, and give
back to causes she is passionate about, Garcia
Galiana is also impacting the community by
leveraging Prospanica’s vision and mission.
“Be the leading catalyst for Hispanic
professional achievement” and “To empower
and enable Hispanic professionals to achieve
their full educational, economic, and social
“It’s been 30 years since we started
and we have a clear mission,” she
shares about Prospanica and her role as
National Board Chair. “I am very proud of
Prospanica and all that we are doing. We
have a very clear focus in mind to help the
Hispanic professionals achieve their full
potential. I have been very fortunate and I
am very grateful for all the opportunities
that I’ve been given.”
From scholarships to hosting
conferences, summits, educational programs
and University chapters such as the newest
program at the University of Denver, the
Prospanica Board Leadership Program, a
program for professionals to learn about
becoming a board member, Garcia Galiana is
proud to be a part of Prospanica.
Her success and leadership has been
widely recognized by her peers and
community as she devotes her time and
passion to give back.
“Judith is an accomplished global leader
and is one of the most humble leaders I
know,” says Thomas Savino, president of
Prospanica. “Judith brings powerful global
senior executive experience and problem
solving to the board. A resident in the U.S.
for 10 years, she brings fresh thinking to the
challenges we face in accomplishing our
mission. Her values of transparency and
integrity have had an influential impact on our
leaders and partners. A servant leader, who
regularly travels to Europe, Asia, and Central
America, Judith has dedicated countless
hours to the organization”
In addition to Prospanica, she also takes
time to volunteer for causes that matter to her.
She is the Executive Sponsor for the Latino
Thomas Savino, president, Prospanica,
Judith, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom
Resource Network at 3M, which includes
400+ employees of Hispanic/Latino origin
and serves on the Board of the Saint Paul
Her advice is to take risks and to never
be afraid of taking challenges. “ Why not take
the risk and do something different,” she
shares. “If I don’t like it I can always go
back and do the previous. I have been in the
backline and I always learn something.
You go and make an impact. Continue to
expand and show that everything is possible.
Sometimes we put the barriers on ourselves a
little bit. We have to break that.”
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