Veronica Robles is a singer and musician founder of Boston’s first Female Mariachi Band. She has become a cultural icon for Latinos in Boston. Robles effectively utilizes the power of the arts and culture to bring communities together by raising awareness of the importance of diversity. She is the Co-founder and Director of the Veronica Robles Cultural Center which supports community action and economic growth in East Boston, offers Latin Amerian arts and culture programing, and provides jobs for youth. In 2021 Robles was honored with the Changemaker Award presented by the Institute of Nonprofit Practices.
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