ABOUT

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ENNA JIMENEZ

Latina Influential Leader, Author, & Speaker

Enna is an Award-Winning Change Champion who has over 30 years in multiple industries with expertise in Leadership, Technology and Transformation Management. Currently, Enna is the Business Transformation and Quality Leader at IDEMIA, an augmented identity security organization. She is a Coach and Mentor and has a huge passion for Diversity and Inclusion, talent engagement and community organizations. 

 

Enna received the Hispanic Lifestyle 2022 Latinas of Influence award and received the 2022 Alumnae Service Award from Simmons University Alumnae Association Executive Board. The March edition of Hispanic Executive magazine featured Enna as one of the 2021 Leading Latinas. Dr. Lynn Wooten, President of Simmons University appointed Enna as the Presidential Adviser for Alumni Engagement. In addition, Enna has joined the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Women’s Advisory Board, The Big Brothers and Big Sister of Eastern Massachusetts, The Pathway Initiative (TPI) and the ALPFA National Board of Directors.

 

Enna is one of 92 Hispanics featured in the first edition book Hispanic Stars Rising: A New Face of Power. The Multicultural Symposium Series Black History Empowerment Recognition Breakfast recognized Enna as one of the Black and Brown Innovators of Action Honorees in March 2020. In 2019, the National Diversity Council selected Enna as one of the 2019 National Latino Leader Award winners and she received a Citation from MA Governor Charlie Baker on Leadership and Excellence.

AWARDS

  • Hispanic Lifestyle 2022 Latinas of Influence award, April 2022

  • Simmons College, Received Alumnae Service Award June 2022

  • ALPFA Latinas to Watch List 2021

  • Hispanic Executive, Leading Latina Featured March 2021 Edition, 2021 Top 5 Photo of the Year

  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Boston Chapter, Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering E.L.I.T.E. Award, 2021

  • Multicultural Symposium Series Black History Empowerment Recognition Breakfast, Black and Brown Innovators of Action Honorees 2020

  • National Diversity Council, 2019 National Latino Leader Award

  • University of Denver, Daniels College of Business, Transformational Leadership Certificate 2019

  • Citation from MA Governor Baker on Leadership and Excellence 2019

  • Centro de Latinas, MARIA, 2018 Inspirational Award

  • El Planeta Newspaper, Named as one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders for the Latino community in MA 2017, 2016

  • Woman Award | Wellington Management, The Wellington Foundation, Grant Review Team Leader 2012-2014

  • Year UP, Recipient Year Up Outstanding Manager Award January 2014

BOARDS/COMMITTEES

  • Simmons University: Presidential Adviser for Alumni Engagement 2020-2024; Deans Advisory Council 2019-2022; Presidency Search Committee 2019; Board of Trustees 2015-2016; Alumnae Association Executive Board, President, 2013-2016; Board Member: 2007-2013

  • ALPFA Association for Latino Professionals for America: National Board of Directors Jan 2021-2023-; Boston Chapter President 2017-2019; Other Board roles 2010-2016

  • Big Brothers Big Sister of Eastern Massachusetts, Board of Director 2021-2023

  • The Pathway Initiative (TPI), Board of Director 2021-2023

  • MA Latino Advisory Commission, Board of Director 2017-2021; 2022-2024

  • Commonwealth Corporation, Board of Directors Member, 2016 – 2023; Foundation Board of Directors 2020-2023

  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Advisory Board Member 2020 - 2023

  • Beaver Country Day School, Board of Trustees 2015-2021

  • Hyde Square Task Force, Board of Director 2017-2019; Committee Chair, Annual Breakfast 2015, 2018

  • Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, Board of Directors 2018-2019

  • Young American Leaders Program, YALP, 2018 Boston Participant

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SIMMONS COLLEGE

Class of 1991, Past President of Alumnae Association, Honorary Trustee

 

  • Dr. Lynn Wooten, President of Simmons University, appointed Enna as the Presidential Adviser for Alumni Engagement in September 2020.​

  • Enna served on the Simmons University Presidential Search Committee 2019, to elect the first African-American President, Dr. Lynn Wooten.​

  • In 2019, Enna was asked to join the COCIS Deans Advisory Council as an Alumnae representative. ​

  • In 2016, Enna completed her term on the Simmons College Board of Trustee and a 3-year term as President, the Simmons College Alumnae Association Executive Board. She was named as Honorary Trustee by the Trustees. Enna joined the AAEB Board in 2007 and served as: Director of Nominations and Recruitment 2007-2010; Vice President 2013 - 2016.​

  • Enna earned her Bachelor of Science in 1991 from Simmons College as a double major in Computer Science and Spanish and a certificate in 2006 from the Simmons College Graduate School of Management Executive Leadership Program. She was the co-founder of OLA, Organization of Latin American student organization as a sophomore. 

  • She continues to be an Ambassador for Simmons, speaking at events on campus, connecting with students and sharing their brand across MA.

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Boston

ASSOCIATION OF LATINO PROFESSIONALS FOR AMERICA (ALPFA)

Boston Chapter & National Chapter

 

  • Enna is a Former President of the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) Boston Chapter, a nationally recognized Latino organization whose mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation. Through Enna’s leadership, ALPFA Boston Chapter received the 2018 Leader Chapter of the Year Award and more than tripled their corporate partnerships. ​​

  • She served a 2-year term as SVP of Project Management Office (2015-2016) and served as Chair, Programming Committee (2014-2015).