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Edelmira Segovia

Director of Centro Hispano, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

(910) 962.2551


Edelmira Segovia is from Lima, Peru. Her research area is the academic success of ethnic and racial minorities, particularly of Hispanic students at selective colleges or universities. In her 17 years of work with public education, she has served populations underrepresented in higher education, taught world languages (Spanish and ELL), coordinated migrant education programs, and served as diversity and inclusion administrator.

Ed.D. In Leadership And Administration, University Of North Carolina Wilmington , 2012

M.A. In Romance Languages, Appalachian State University, 2003

B.A. In Spanish, University Of North Carolina Wilmington , 1998


ChrisMontero Chris Montero

MI CASA Program Advisor of Centro Hispano; Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion



Chris Montero, born in Venezuela, moved to Miami at age 16 to join his Cuban-American family. A graduate of Miami Southridge Senior High School, he travelled to Argentina, where he completed a certificate in radio and journalism, prior to his move to NC. An avid traveler, he began to shoot video in the islands of the Caribbean, also participating in numerous conferences dedicated to the sustainable tourism in St. Kitts, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire.

Chris studied film and television production and holds an Associate’s Degree from Cape Fear Community College of Wilmington, NC. Chris Montero became a radio personality in 2007 working for Sunrise Broadcasting’s La Gran D 98.7 FM. He was the station Production Manager and hosted a daily talk show for more than three years. Chris joined Circle of Courage Foundation, and helped at-risk youth. He is now the MI CASA (Mentors Initiating Community Action, Support and Advocacy) Program Advisor and Centro Hispano’s Community Liaison, his mission is to lead high school students into post-secondary education and support Centro Hispano’s programming and students. He is currently preparing for a Masters in Business Administration at UNCW.

B.A. Communications Studies. University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2012.

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