Barbara Orozco-Valdivia - Estrella

Barbara Orozco-Valdivia is an avid sports fan, world-traveler, and MANA Estrella! She is the Manager of Community Relations and Outreach for Blue Shield of California, the wife of an awesome husband, Pat, and a mother to two loving teenage boys. Barbara joined MANA de San Diego to meet other Latinas and to make a positive change in her community. Her goal as a MANA Estrella is to help build the next generation of Latina leaders! She is also a movie star, acting as an extra for Bradley Cooper’s hit film, A Star is Born (2019).

Barbara joined MANA de San Diego in 2009, and successfully completed the Latina Leadership program in 2017. Since then she has served on the Latina Success Conference Planning Committee, the MANA de San Diego Board of Directors, the Health Committee, and the Brindis Gala Committee. MANA is a place that she can call “home” and an incredible support system for her work in leadership development.

“MANA inspires me daily as an organization that will support any Latina throughout her life whether it be in education, career, or networking,” states Barbara. “MANA works to educate Latinas about what is happening in our community.”

¡Barbara is a MANA Estrella!