Hernandez Espinosa (MDP '15) Takes Equity and Inclusion Position in ISD 196

June 4, 2021
Portrait of Violeta Hernandez Espinosa
Violeta Hernandez Espinosa

Violeta Hernandez Espinosa (MDP '15) has been named the coordinator of equity and inclusion for Independent School District 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan) in Minnesota. She will begin her new duties on July 1. 

Hernandez Espinosa brings a variety of professional experience in both the public and private sectors: recruiting diverse students and employees, and advocating for underserved populations in the legislative process, at employers including Cargill, Gustavus Adolphus College, and the Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs.

For the last two years she has been a consultant to La Michoacana Purépecha, a Minneapolis-based Mexican ice cream business, while also studying Mandarin Chinese and leading a political campaign for municipal presidency in her native state of Michoacán, México.