What our 2019 Women of Influence wanted to be when they grew up

February 19, 2019 6:27 AM

What did you want to be when you graduated high school?

We asked our 2019 Women of Influence honorees this question, to see where their paths mirrored and diverged from their childhood dreams. The answers were sometimes surprising, sometimes funny, and other times almost clairvoyant.

Growing up in Albuquerque, Leslie Cervantes, associate vice president for alumni engagement and stewardship at New Mexico State University, dreamed of being the first woman to lead the city.

"I was raised in Albuquerque… Continue Reading


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