Sally Cardenas, is a lifetime member of the California Internship and Work Experience Association and is a recognized leader at state and national levels in the field of internships and cooperative work experience education.  She has worked tirelessly to ensure that CIWEA remained relevant to internship and work experience professionals throughout the state.  In particular Sally has been a true advocate for the professional development and support of new professionals entering the field.  It is with this passion in mind that CIWEA chose to name the Emerging Professional Conference Scholarship in honor of Sally Cardenas.  Candidates who receive the Sally Cardenas Emerging Professional Conference Scholarship will demonstrate the characteristics which Sally models including professionalism, integrity and a genuine interest in supporting others.