Aleida makes it a priority to be visible and accessible to mentor and coach young ethnic minority talent, and is the executive sponsor for BP Energia, the business resource group, which supports Latino ethnic talent in addressing the challenges around career development and inclusion of Latinos. Within the business she is a strong supporter of diversity in the supplier base and serves on BP’s Council for Supplier Diversity. Aleida also partners with BP to promote diversity and inclusion in external fronts, specifically promoting STEM careers to young women and ethnic minorities. She serves on the Texas A&M Chemical Engineering College Advisory Board, and is an executive sponsor for the Million Women Mentors program, a movement working to mobilise 1 million mentors. For the last three years she has hosted and served as keynote speaker at the BP Offshore Technology Conference. She is the sponsor for BP’s participation in the local Houston Hispanic Career and Education Day and is joining BP’s efforts to promote the Year of Engineering 2018 through a yearlong UK campaign. Aleida has received numerous awards, including being named as the 10th most powerful Latina by The Association of Latino Professionals for America and Fortune magazine.