Section President: Dellanira Garcia, PhD
Past President and Awards Chair: Yvette Flores, PhD
Secretary: Yoseline Lopez-Marroquin, PsyD
Treasurer: Denisse Tiznado, PhD
Newsletter Editor: Donna Castañeda, PhD
Social Media Chair: Daniela “Danny” Dominguez, PsyD
Community Liason: Belinda Hernandez-Arriaga, PhD
Student Representatives: Cesia Jove and Marlene Cabrera
- Networking and fellowship with professionals and students interested in Latinx issues.
- Convention programming.
- Section III email Listserv.
- Leadership opportunities.
- Mentorship from leaders across the country.
- Active collaboration with other sections and organizations.
- Section III-sponsored awards and recognition.
To join Section III, both APA and non-APA members should use the section's sign-up form.
Mission and Acknowledgement
Mission: Our mission is to foster meaningful collaborative relationships among Latinx womxn at all levels of professional development to advance our representation and cultural knowledge and wealth on how to best serve our communities. Our aim is to develop a vibrant community of scientists, practitioners, scholars, and activists in the pursuit of decolonization, liberation, and justice. Our temescal of values is grounded in our ancestral knowledge of respect, honoring lived experiences, and social responsibility.
Acknowledgement: Section III occupies the traditional homelands of Indigenous communities. We honor all descendants who are working today to preserve and nourish indigenous identities and homelands. Section III stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and its pursuit for Black liberation.
Student Scholar Latina Award
The purpose of the Student Scholar Latina Award is to honor the scholarly contributions of a Section III student member who has conducted research and/or scholarly work that advances the psychology of Latina/Hispanic women. Submissions for consideration may include products based on degree-related work (e.g., dissertations) or other projects (class papers). All materials should be emailed to Dellanira Garcia by April 15.