Emerging Latino Leaders Program (ELLP) Trellix Cohort

Recognizing the limited diversity within the technology and cybersecurity sectors, HACE and Trellix have partnered to foster inclusivity and expand opportunities for the Latino/a/x/e community. The Trellix sponsored Emerging Latino Leaders Program (ELLP) is an action-learning initiative designed to support Latino/a/x/e professionals with an interest in culturally-relevant leadership development and cybersecurity opportunities. Participants will learn about industry standards and frameworks from subject-matter experts. The curriculum assists in mastering the multiple roles and unique challenges that Latino/a/x/e professionals face within the cybersecurity industry through self-reflection, executive coaching, industry expert peer mentoring, and culturally relevant content. Participants will develop an extreme ownership mindset so they can elevate others by fostering trust and transparency.

  • Latino/a/x/e Managers & Directors with an interest in culturally-relevant leadership development and cybersecurity opportunities 
  • High Potential ERG/BRG Leaders 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 5-10+ years of professional experience 
  • Insights Discovery Leadership Evaluator and Personalized Profile  
  • 1 hour One-on-One Executive Coaching
  • Network with innovative Trellix cybersecurity senior leaders who do soulful work in protecting people, businesses, and vital information safe
  • Alumni network of 500+ leaders and lifelong, continued professional development
  • Access to Trellix’s cybersecurity career opportunities

The approximate time commitment of 37 hours is outlined below: 

  • 1 hour of pre-course preparation (onboarding session) 
  • 21 hours of content, including pre/post surveys 
  • 7 hours of pre-session and group project preparation 
  • 1 hour 1:1 executive coaching 
  • 2 hours of networking events 
  • 3 hours of cohort group presentations 
  • 2 hours of graduation ceremony

ELLP is delivered over the course of 17 weeks with programming content, networking, and collaboration in a group project. Classes are held biweekly, and participants are expected to work with their assigned groups on their projects when class is not in session. Participants are allowed one absence to ensure they are maximizing the learning experience. 

 *All sessions are from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm CST*

August 10th, 2023 | Session 1: Leading Through Your Values and Culture 

August 24th, 2023 | Session 2: Leadership Effectiveness

September 7th, 2023 | Session 3: Power Up Your Communication

September 21st, 2023 | Session 4: Building Trust and Managing Change

October 5th, 2023 | Session 5: Managers vs. Leaders

October 19th, 2023 | Session 6: Conflict Management

November 2nd, 2023 | Session 7: Strategic Planning

November 16th, 2023 | Session 8: Team Project Presentation

November 30th, 2023 | Session 9: Graduation and Networking


This inaugural program will be fully sponsored by Trellix. Due to high demand, selected individuals will be required to commit to the program requirements. In addition, a $300 deposit (to be paid in full by 8/7/23) will be required per accepted participant and will be refunded upon program completion.