Emerging Woman of the Year

2023 Emerging Woman of the Year

Our 2023 Emerging Woman of the Year is New Mexico State Representative Linda Serrato. Learn more about this incredible awardee below!

Linda Serrato is in her second term as the New Mexico State Representative, House District 45 – Santa Fe’s Southside – uplifting working families,¬†small businesses, and the rights of all New Mexicans. She serves as the Vice Chair on the House Commerce and Economic Development Committee. She is a first-generation college graduate from¬†Stanford University with an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Linda has worked in nonprofits, advocacy, campaigns, and public policy, including as a legislative aide to then-Rep. Ben Ray Lujan on natural resources.

Rep. Serrato has successfully led on legislation protecting access to reproductive, abortion, and gender-affirming care, increasing venture capital funds in New Mexico, making energy efficiency more affordable for commercial property owners, and encouraging entrepreneurship in our state.

Today, she is proud to serve in the legislature to do right by the next generation, including her two young, kind, and so smart daughters. She is committed to passing paid family leave, diversifying our economy, and envisioning economic prosperity for each and every New Mexican.