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Luis Sotolongo

A champion of diversity and inclusion through his work at Visa, Inc. and beyond, Luis is the Founder and Lead for Washington D.C’s. Pride ERG. He has created a consistent channel of communication to educate on current LGBTQ+ related topics by way of a monthly newsletter, hosts an annual LGBTQ+ movie screening event as an opportunity for the wider community to reflect and raise awareness, and has also supported company-wide efforts in Salt Lake City, Austin, Miami, Virginia and New York City to help ERGs achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans. Luis supports LGBTQ+ youth to attend prom through Pride and has created multiple volunteering opportunities for these events that have been attended by over 500+ young people across 45 high schools. In FY19, Luis received the Visa North America Leadership Award for his accomplishments on the D&I space.