Centro Hispano

Meet the Staff

Biographies of current staff workers of Centro Hispano.

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 22 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.

Carlos Ramos Temporary Headshot


Program Coordinator and MI CASA Advisor, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion



Jessica Aguilar

Program Assistant Translator, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

(910) 962.7785


Jessica Aguilar is of Mexican heritage, she works primarily with college and high students who identify as Latinx and families that come from immigrant backgrounds. Her experience and regional resources are used to mentor, nurture and guide students. Her goal is to help students have an easier passage to attain their goals and to familiarize them with the resources available. Jessica currently oversees the MI CASA Mentoring Program as well as the Pender County Juntos 4-H program.

B.S.W. in Social Work and Minor in Nonprofit Management & Leadership. University Of North Carolina Wilmington, 2020.

Meet the Student Staff