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Rita Veleta

Rita Veleta
Bilingual Business Consultant & Trainer, Albuquerque

Rita was born and raised in Santa Fe, NM. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas. As a first-generation student, Rita discovered her passion for serving the underserved communities in her home-state early on in her education years. She has been a life-long advocate for woman empowerment, immigrant rights, and people of color in higher education. She now gets to apply her previous experiences to help WESST reach a broader community in the Albuquerque area. On her free time, she loves to hike and travel the world with her husband Bryan and cuddle with her cat Valentina.