Nora de Hoyos Comstock, Ph.D., Director

Nora de Hoyos Comstock is the national and international founder of Las Comadres Para Las Americas. She has served as the organization’s President and CEO since it’s founding. She has built the organization to over 20,000 women in more in 100 cities and 28 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and internationally. Las Comadres Para Las Americas is a 501(c)3 organization under the fiscal agency of the Austin Community Foundation of Central Texas.

In 1989 Dr. Comstock formed a business development consultancy known as Comstock Connections which she continues to the present day.

Nora Comstock received her Ph.D. (1982) from the University of Texas at Austin in Educational Administration with an emphasis on community college management and a B.A. in History (1974) with a specialty in Latin America.

She was selected one of twenty Latinas in the U.S. to be a 2000 fellow of the National Hispana Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. Dr. Comstock also was selected as one of fifteen Hispanic leaders to participate in the 22nd Seminario Fundacion Solidaridad, Mexico City and Michoacan in October, 2003.

She has received multiple awards in recognition of her commitment and achievements in serving the Hispanic community, and she has served on numerous local and national boards.

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