Christine Ortega Appointed to Board of the Smithsonian Latino Center

Christine Ortega of Southwest Airlines was recently nominated and approved by the Smithsonian Board of Regents to serve on the board of to the Smithsonian Latino Center.  The Smithsonian Latino Center works pan-institutionally with the entire network of Smithsonian museums, research centers, programs and almost 200 affiliates nationwide to ensure that Latino culture, achievement and contributions are celebrated and recognized.   The Smithsonian Latino Center ensures that Latino contributions to the arts, sciences, and humanities are highlighted, understood, and advanced through the development and support of public programs, research, museum collections, and educational opportunities at the Smithsonian Institution.