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Dahlia Mijarez ’16 (left) and Berto Aguayo ’16 (right) have been honored for their leadership in the Chicago metropolitan area.

March 11, 2022

Negocios Now announced its 2021 listing of 40 prominent Latinos under the age of 40 in Chicago. Dahlia Mijarez ’16 and Berto Aguayo ’16 were selected to the prestigious list for their leadership in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Dahlia and Berto will be honored in an award and celebration event on April 6 at Bazaar Meat Chicago by Chef José Andrés. The selected honorees represent a variety of industries and include business owners, corporate executives, government agents, and nonprofit executives who have played key roles in the community.

Dahlia is an assistant vice president at Fifth Third Bank, where she is focused on expanding access to capital, financial literacy, and creating generational wealth in Latinx communities. Read Dahlia’s full profile.

Berto is the co-founder and executive director of Increase the Peace, an organization that develops young leaders and promotes peace through community organizing and policy advocacy. Read Berto’s full profile.