Raised in Springdale, Xochitl Delgado Solorzano earned a bachelor of arts in Spanish from Hendrix College, going on to earn a master’s degree in Spanish from The University of Kansas, followed by a master’s in public service from The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. A lifelong believer in the importance of giving back to one’s community, she now finds herself back in Northwest Arkansas to help secure educational success for students from across the state. Xochitl Delgado Solorzano has dedicated her career to advocacy and education, serving most recently as a consultant in recent years for the Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas and previously as a program associate at the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. Through research and administrative support, Delgado Solorzano helped enable these institutions to better serve diverse populations across the state of Arkansas. Over the years Xochitl’s work has taken her from Springdale to Little Rock to Accra, Ghana, where she led the implementation of a financial literacy program at two schools in the Greater Accra region. At Converge, Xochitl is a coach for the TRUE NWA initiative.