Dr. Elizabeth Hernandez is an example of tenacity, perseverance and a fighting spirit.
An example of fighting spirit, tenacity, and perseverance without a doubt is Doctor Elizabeth (Liz) Hernandez, who relies on life experiences to achieve early success. At her young age she is a role model for the Latino community.
Hernandez has a Bachelors’ degree in Psychology, plus a double doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology that took her seven years to earn. She is a vice-president with a major social service agency and, is only 29 years old.
Besides her important academic achievements that generate high praise within the Hispanic community, Hernandez has managed to serve and support the Latin community as a teacher’s assistant, therapist, adviser and consultant in diverse organizations and private companies.
Currently, Hernandez is the vice president of Social Services at Neighborhood House Association (NHA), the largest social services provider in San Diego County.
Hernandez was born in East Los Angeles from Mexican parents. Her father arrived from the state of Durango, and her mother was born in El Paso, Texas, with family roots in Chihuahua. Both of them instilled in their children the value of education. READ FULL STORY