Xiomara Peña works as the So. Cal. Outreach Manager for Small Business Majority, a national non-profit organization focused on promoting smart public policy that will positively impact small business owners and entrepreneurs.
As a founding member, she developed mentorship programs, youth workforce development programs, and work-based training activities for disconnected youth in L.A. County. Xiomara is also working on an initiative to create a Leadership Council in Compton, CA. She overcame many obstacles having been a teen parent at the age of 16 and has a mission to continue empowering underserved communities.
Her most notable accolades include a Leading the Way award and the Champion for Families award for her leadership in the Latino community. Both the L.A. City Council and several Congressional districts have recognized her. Xiomara received her B.S. in Business Management from CSU-Northridge with Cum Laude honors.