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Empowering Latinas through education, community service, leadership development and advocacy.


About Us

MANA del Norte

MANA del Norte, a chapter of MANA, A National Latina Organization that works to create a better life for Latinas, was founded in northern New Mexico in 1989. MDN provides scholarships for Latinas, and brings together women from all walks of life to empower one another.

Meet the Board of Directors

MANA del Norte Scholarships 

Become a Member

 Celebrate our 2024 MANA del Norte Scholarship Recipients!

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This year, MANA del Norte will recognize its 2024 scholarship recipients at the 35th Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, September 21 2024, at the Cities of Gold Casino and Hotel in Pojoaque.


We would be honored to have your presence at our scholarship banquet and would greatly appreciate your consideration of serving as one of our event sponsors.   Click on the Sponsorship Form below to learn more!   

If unable to serve as a sponsor, donations of any amount are greatly appreciated.

Become a Member

$35 |Membership Dues

  • Free Admittance to MANA meetings and platicas
  • Discount for our Annual Scholarship Banquet
  • Receive emails from MANA
  • Meet and network with fellow MANA members
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$15 |Membership Friend

Some members are unable to attend MANA del Norte Events or volunteer their time.  However, these members would like to support MANA. Friends pay dues and receive our emails 
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Become a Volunteer

  • Consider serving on MANA del Norte's Board
  • Help organize MANA del Norte events
  • Become a Scholarship Committee member
  • Help gather donations for our silent auction

MANA del Norte offers different ways to be involved, we rely heavily on the
support of dedicated volunteers and members. 

2023-2024 MANA del Norte Banquet Sponsors 

We want to acknowledge and recognize all the sponsors and individuals who supported MANA del Norte in 2023. 

Event Sponsors

Triad National Security, LLC & Los Alamos National Laboratory

National Latino Behavioral Health Association

Dominican Sisters - Grand Rapids

Edna L. Lopez

Escala Educational Services, Inc.

Elisa Sánchez (Scholarship Sponsor)

LANL Foundation

Margarita Maestas

New Mexico Highlands University


Santa Fe Community College & Santa Fe Community College Foundation

University of New Mexico HSC

Table Sponsors

Edna L. Lopez, Business Properties

Northern New Mexico College

Dolores & Paul Roybal Family

Patrick Samora, MD & Julie Martinez, MD

Santa Fe Community Foundation

Santa Fe New Mexican

Silent Auction Sponsor

DEL Norte LOV Foundation

Prima/Primo Sponsors

Angela Juranek Family

Debra Garcia y Griego

Julia Esmle

Linda Siegle, SFCC Trustee

Maria Cristina Lopez

NM State Senator Liz Stefanics

OR Communications

Santa Fe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Virginia Smith

WESST- Santa Fe Women’s Business Center

Zia Credit Union

Special thanks to: 

Dr. Patricia Trujillo, Acting Cabinet Secretary, NM Higher Education Depart.

Entertainment:  Patricio Tlacaelel Trujillo y Fuentes

Silent Auction donors and volunteers

Featured artist: Sean Wells y Delgado

Photographer: Vera Vigil


2023 MANA del Norte Scholarship Luncheon

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