Place: United States of America
A notable educator and civil rights advocate, Mari-Luci Jaramillo is best known as the U.S. Ambassador to Honduras in the 1970s. From humble beginnings in Las Vegas, New Mexico, Mari-Luci went on to a long career that included numerous positions at the University of New Mexico, and serving as the Pentagon’s U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs under President Carter, and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Latin America under President Clinton. The author of Madame Ambassador: The Shoemaker’s Daughter, Dr. Jaramillo resides in Albuquerque, NM.
Co-Author Cecilia J. Navarrete studied under Dr. Jaramillo at the University of New Mexico. She holds degrees from UNM and Stanford University. Dr. Navarrete served 44 years with school districts, state departments, and institutions of higher education, designing and evaluating programs to improve the education conditions of diverse and under-served populations. She resides in Albuquerque, NM.
Madame Ambassador: The Shoemaker’s Daughter (2002)
In the News:
2019, March: Recognized by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
2019, July 22: Launch Party by invitation only
2019, August 17, 3pm: Reading at Bookworks, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2019, October 12, 2pm: Reading at the National Hispanic Cultural Center