Coopera CEO Miriam De Dios was recently recognized for her continued work to help credit unions reach and serve the Hispanic market. 

De Dios was awarded the prestigious WYCUP scholarship at the 2012 World Credit Union Conference in Gdańsk, Poland, July 15-18.

She was nominated for the honor by the Iowa Credit Union League. She has also been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Network of Latino Credit Unions & Professionals, a group of credit unions and professionals dedicated to promoting credit union membership to the Hispanic community.

The organization works to sponsor and develop professional Hispanic leadership and representation at all levels within the credit union system among other objectives.

The board is composed of 13 members, and each Board member is elected to serve a two-year term in office.