Maria Teresa Kumar
Maria Teresa Kumar is the founding president of Voto Latino. She is an activist, social entrepreneur, and Emmy-nominated MSNBC contributor seeking to shake up the political process. Voto Latino, the country's leading Latinx voter registration and advocacy organization, reaches an audience of 29 million people on social media and has registered over 1 million voters since its inception including 570,000 this cycle. It is part of the reason Fast Company named her one of the most creative business minds in the country.
Elle named her among the 10 most influential women in DC and Hispanic Executive named her among the 10 most influential Latinos.
Kumar serves on the boards of EMILY’s List and the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a Council on Foreign Relations Life Member.
Kumar served as a legislative staffer for the Democratic Caucus Chairman and is a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School and UC Davis.