Latinos Unidos en Vanderbilt


LUV, Hispanic Employee Resource Group

Mission Statement:

Our LUV ERG mission aligns with one of our four VUMC Strategic Directions; “Making Diversity and Inclusion Intentional” through the cultivation of teams that are reflective of our population and maximizing their potential within the organization. It is our mission to provide support that inspires, empowers, and equips our Hispanic and Latino workforce to achieve excellence.

Membership Expectations:

  • Be an advocate for inclusion, and “Making Diversity & Inclusion Intentional” in the workplace.
  • Regularly engage in committee meetings and activities.
  • Actively communicate your perspective, thoughts, and ideas in sponsored forums, and within your teams.

LUV Goals

Goal 1: To Increase engagement, relationships, and visibility of VUMC Hispanic/Latino employees.

Goal 2:To Enhance understanding and knowledge of Hispanic/Latino culture.

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Claudia Barajas
Manager of Community Engagement, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center


Jillian Williams
Senior Project Manager, Learning and Development

Upcoming Events: 

Monthly Meeting: July 30, 12pm [MS Teams Mtg. Link]

Recent Events:

Monthly Meeting: May 21, 12pm [MS Teams Mtg. Link]

Celebremosla Salud de la Mujer: May 6, 7pm

Let's Celebrate Women's Health: May 15, 11am

Let's Talk About Gynecologic Cancers: May 20, 7pm