Political activist for Hispanic civil rights and member of the Clinton administration. She became President of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest Hispanic civil rights organization in the U.S. in 2005.
She holds degrees in journalism, and Spanish as well as a JD degree.
She worked at the White House as deputy assistant for President Clinton.
She has a twin sister named Mary and a brother named Carlos.
She provided advice to Bill Clinton on different issues.