“So, what are you?”―a question Diana Palomar has faced all of her life.
“I worked with people who had little to no experience working with Mexicans,” she shares,” so I took it as an opportunity to showcase my community―let people know what a value we are to any work environment and on any team.”
Sharing her family’s story, her experiences with unlikely mentors and diverse colleagues and friends, Diana brings to life her explorations in identity, culture and professional ambition.
Diana Palomar ABC 7 Chicago
Crediting her success to what she calls an “unorthodox” upbringing, Diana Palomar is Vice President of Community Affairs at ABC 7 Chicago―the only Latina in Chicago to hold this role―a role she truly loves, and has had for 15 years. The daughter of Mexican immigrants, Diana has focused her career on helping others―serving on nonprofit and foundation boards, and mentoring other women with the hopes that they will one day do the same.
Every day we see new goods marketed specifically for the Mexican consumer base. Mexicans in the United...
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